Ovral


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Noun1.Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
norgestrel - synthetic progestin used in oral contraceptives
estradiol, oestradiol - the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer
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Initially we were told to give Ovral as we normally do when they bleed with Depo and others, but at the later stage we were told to give Ovral and Triphasil .
Albert Yuzpe, who in the early 1970s tested the birth-control pill Ovral, given in condensed doses, as a postcoital contraceptive.
The nutrients that are depleted by Ovral, Lo/Ovral and Low-Ogestrel (4) are magnesium, folic acid, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), B12 (cobalamin) and C, tryptophan, tyrosine and zinc (4, 5).
Emergency Contraception Regimens by Brand Brand Number of pills per dose Repeat in 12 hours estrogen + progestin Ovral, Ogestrel 2 white Cryselle, LoOvral, Levora, 4 white Low-Ogestrel Nordette, Levlen 4 peach Portia, Seasonale, Trivora 4 pink Triphasil, Tri-levlen 4 yellow Enpresse 4 orange Alesse, Levlite, Lessina 5 pink Aviane 5 orange progestin only Ovrette 20 yellow Plan B 1 white (OR may give 2 tablets at once as a single dose) Source: Adapted from Stewart, F.