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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It is designed to release 150 mcg segesterone acetate (medication used for birth control) and 13 mcg ethinyl estradiol (a medicine used to prevent pregnancy) has a failure rate, of 2.98.
In the present study, the contraceptive agent subtypes used by pregnant women included medroxyprogesterone acetate 5 mg (n=9), estradiol valerate 2 mg+norgestrel 0.5 mg (n=4), ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg+levonorgestrel 0.15 mg (n=4), ulipristal 30 mg (n=2), medroxyprogesterone acetate 150 mg/ml (n=2), ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg+gestodene 0.075 mg (n=2), norethisterone enanthate 50 mg+estradiol valerate 5 mg (n=1), desogestrel 75 [micro]g (n=1), progesterone 50 mg/ml (n=1), dydrogesterone 10 mg (n=1), and norethindrone 5 mg (n=1), provided that one woman had used one or more types of agents.
launch of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP, 3 mg/0.02 mg, a generic version of Bayer's Yaz tablets.
Barnes reminds us that norethindrone is a substrate for the aromatase enzyme system and can be converted to ethinyl estradiol. (2) The conversion occurs at a very low rate, likely less than 0.4%.
Group A received oral tablet spironolactone 50mg twice a day along with combined oral contraceptive pills (cOCPs) containing levonorgestrel 0.15mg / ethinyl estradiol 0.03mg daily as combination therapy for 6 months, while group B received oral metformin 500mg twice daily for 6 months.
launch of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, a generic version of Bayer's (BAYRY) Yaz Tablets.
-- Delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF) coadministered with norgestimate / ethinyl estradiol, a commonly used progesterone-estrogen combination oral contraceptive, did not alter the OC's pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics, according to the results of a small study.
The combined contraceptive vaginal ring has been shown to produce mean serum ethinyl estradiol concentrations of 19 pg/ml and maximum serum concentrations of 35 pg/ml (13).
The COCs that contain drospirenone as the progestin component are Yasmin (0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol with 3 mg of drospirenone), approved in 2001, the first COC that contained drospirenone; Yaz (0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol with 3 mg of drospirenone), approved in 2006; and Safyral and Beyaz, folate-containing versions of Yasmin and Yaz, respectively, which were approved in 2010.