ethinyl estradiol

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eth·i·nyl estradiol

 (ĕth′ə-nĭl′)
n.
A synthetic estrogen derivative, C20H24O2, used in oral and other contraceptive preparations and in hormone replacement therapy, usually in combination with a progestin.

[ethinyl, variant of ethynyl, containing an acetylene group : ethyn(e) + -yl.]
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ethinyl estradiol

(USAN), ethinylestradiol (INN) n etinilestradiol m
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Ortho Evra was approved in November 2001 and contains 6 mg of norelgestromin and 750 mcg of ethinyl estradiol in a patch that is worn for 3 weeks, followed by 1 patch-free week.
Two products that utilize 24 days of active hormones and a 4-day HFI (24/4) were approved by the FDA in 2006: ethinyl estradiol 20 mcg/drospirenone 3 mg (Yaz, Berlex) and ethinyl estradiol 20 mcg/norethindrone acetate 1 mg(Loestrin 24 Fe, Warner Chilcott).
Savient's product Mircette(R) (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol), an oral contraceptive, is marketed by its licensee, Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
today announced that the recently approved Quartette(TM) (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol) tablets are now available via prescription in the U.
The OCs with desogestrel or gestodene and 20 meg of ethinyl estradiol implied relative risks of VTE that were 23% and 17% lower, respectively, than the risks for the same progestogens with 30 meg of ethinyl estradiol.
The manufacturer, Ortho Women's Health and Urology, in February announced preliminary results of the two studies, which are comparing thrombotic event rates in women on Ortho Evra and women on an oral contraceptive pill containing norgestimate with 35 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Contract award: completion of a non-exclusive discount agreement according to A* 130a sgb v, section 8 for dienogest and ethinyl estradiol - atc g0317 the period from 1.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lo Loestrin Fe (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets) for preventing pregnancy.
the product's manufacturer, added the updates, including a new bolded warning stating that women who use the patch are exposed to an average steady state concentration of ethinyl estradiol that is about 60% higher than if they took a typical birth control pill containing 35 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Mircette is available in a 28-tablet regimen that represents a combination of desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd for Quartette (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive tablets, which has been designed to reduce breakthrough bleeding (BTB) between scheduled periods.
One study randomized 48 hirsute women with PCOS to 6 months of treatment with a common oral contraceptive (Yasmin, or Yaz) containing 3 mg of drospirenone and 20 meg of ethinyl estradiol or the same therapy plus either metformin 1,500 mg/day or cyproterone acetate (12.