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A progestin, C21H28O2, used in combination with estrogen as an oral contraceptive.

[nor- + perhaps (pro)gest(e)r(one) + -el (perhaps short for ethyl).]
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Noun1.norgestrel - synthetic progestin used in oral contraceptives
Lo/Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovrette - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
progestin, progestogen - any of a group of steroid hormones that have the effect of progesterone


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The investigators calculated the absolute and relative risks of first PE, ischemic stroke, and MI in women using COC formulations containing either low-dose estrogen (20 meg) or high-dose estrogen (30-40 meg) combined with one of 5 progesterones (norethisterone, norgestrel, levonorgestrel, desogestrel, gestodene).
Predicted Compound name result Total domain 17[alpha]-Estradiol Active In domain 17[beta]-Estradiol Active In domain 17[beta]-Trenbolone Active In domain 17-Methyltestosterone Active In domain 5[alpha]-Dihydrotestosterone Active In domain Cyproterone acetate (a) Active In domain (belongs to training set) Mifepristone Cannot predict Out of Domain Norethindrone Active In domain Norgestrel Active In domain Progesterone Active In domain Spironolactone Active In domain Compound name NVS_NR_cAR NVS_NR_hAR NVS_NR_rAR 17[alpha]-Estradiol 0.
The stem contains 52mg of Levonorgestrel, the levo-isomer of norgestrel, derived from the 19 nor-testosterone progestogens, released at a rate of 20ug per day4.
Los productos por via oral mas usados fueron la combinacion de etinilestradiol + norgestrel o etinilestradiol + ciproterona.
The hormones that have been studied extensively in clinical trials of ECPs are the estrogen ethinyl estradiol and the progestin levonorgestrel or norgestrel (which contains two isomers, only one of which--levonorgestrel--is bioactive).
Norgestrel and gestodene stimulate breast cancer cell growth through an oestrogen receptor mediated mechanism.
Actualmente los mas utilizados son el desorgestrel 75 [micron]g/dia, levonorgestrel 30 [micron]g/dia, norgestrel 30 [micron]g/dia y noretisterona 350 [micron]g/dia.
Talk to your health care professional about a pill formulation whose progestin component is norgestrel, drospirenone or desogestrel.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has recalled 1 million packages of pills--14 lots of Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and 14 lots of generic Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets--after uncovering a packaging error that included too many active tablets in some packets and not enough in others.
1 February 2012 - Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) said on Tuesday it had voluntarily withdrawn from the US market 14 lots of birth control pills Lo/Ovral-28 (norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) and 14 lots of Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol (generic) in an effort to correct a packaging error.
The only combined oral contraceptive available at the Ministry of Health consists of norgestrel (0.
ethinyl effect (1,4) birth control oestradiol, should be used norethisterone, (1) norgestrel Iron Decreased Separate dosages absorption of by as much as doxycycline and possible.