levonorgestrel


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le·vo·nor·ges·trel

 (lē′və-nôr-jĕs′trəl)
n.
The levorotatory form of the progestin norgestrel, used for emergency contraception, and, in combination with estrogen, in oral contraceptives and in hormone replacement therapy.
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levonorgestrel

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Contract award notice: Pnsp 18/2017 iloprost, Aflibercept, Levonorgestrel, Sorafenib and radio 223 (dichloride).
Melgar believes that the 16 products which have yet to be declared as nonabortifacient could be those with the levonorgestrel, a hormonal medication.
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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued new guidance over emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel after they were found to not be as effective in some women.
In 1996, it was concluded that the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system (levonorgestrel IUS; Mirena-Schering Health Care) was an effective contraceptive.
Pharmaceutical company Agile Therapeutics (NasdaqGM:AGRX) revealed on Thursday that it has been granted a patent that covers the formulation of a progestin-only transdermal patch containing levonorgestrel, by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
After years of hard-won fights, levonorgestrel Emergency Contraception (EC) is now available over-the-counter without age or point-of-sale restrictions.
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