ethinyl estradiol

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eth·i·nyl estradiol

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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(1.) Serfaty D, Vree ML, A comparison of the cycle control and tolerability of two ultra-low-dose oral contraceptives containing 20 micrograms ethinylestradiol and either 150 micrograms desogestrel or 75 micrograms gestodene.
It contained norethisterone acetate (10mg) and ethinylestradiol (0.02mg) and one tablet was given on two consecutive days to women suspected to be pregnant.
Ethinylestradiol improves prostate-specific antigen levels in pretreated castration-resistant prostate cancer patients.
(1977), "Ethinylestradiol and DL-norgestrel as a Postcoital Contraceptive," Fertil Steril.
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Large-scale studies have previously demonstrated the efficacy, tolerability, and acceptability of the combined contraceptive vaginal ring, and reliable cycle control with a low daily dose of ethinylestradiol (5-9).
Life-cycle exposure of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) to an ethinylestradiol concentration below 1 ng/L reduces egg fertilization success and demasculinizes males.
Water temperature and concomitant waterborne ethinylestradiol exposure affects the vitellogenin expression in juvenile brown trout (Salmo gairdneri).
PRAC subsequently concluded that "the benefits of Diane 35 (cyproterone acetate 2 mg, ethinylestradiol 35 micrograms) and its generics outweigh the risks, provided that several measures are taken to minimise the risk of thromboembolism."