oral contraceptive pill


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Noun1.oral contraceptive pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conceptionoral contraceptive pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Demulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive
Enovid - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Lo/Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Micronor - trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
Modicon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Norinyl - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Nor-Q-D - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
Ovocon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovrette - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
Ovulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
Lipo-Lutin, progesterone - a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
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Preliminary results from two large ongoing epidemiologic studies evaluating the safety of the Ortho Evra contraceptive patch provided conflicting data on whether the risk of thrombotic events might be greater with the patch than with oral contraceptive pills.
Several studies have assessed the risk of venous thrombosis (a collective term for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) in women using oral contraceptive pills, but few studies have assessed the risk in users of non-oral hormonal contraceptives.
Preliminary results from two large ongoing epidemiologic studies evaluating the safety of the Ortho Evra contraceptive patch provided conflicting data on the risk of thrombotic events With the patch versus oral contraceptive pills.
Although some previous studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that the combined oral contraceptive pill could have an impact on painful periods, a 2009 review of all the available research by the prestigious Cochrane Collaboration concluded that there was limited evidence for pain improvement.
The research report said, 'The oral contraceptive pill has a substantial and long-lasting effect on the prevention of ovarian and endometrial cancer and is one of the best examples of large-scale chemo-prevention in the developed world.
Last month, the manufacturer, Ortho Women's Health and Urology, announced preliminary results of the two studies, which compare thrombotic event rates in women on Ortho Evra and women on an oral contraceptive pill containing norgestimate with 35 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Golden presented at the meeting, participants received either standard therapy (1,200-1,500 mg calcium plus 400 IU of vitamin D daily as well as medical, psychological, and nutritional treatment) or standard therapy plus an oral contraceptive pill containing 20-35 [micro]g ethinyl estradiol.
Washington, Jan 18 ( ANI ): After a 30-year-long study, scientist have finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods - dysmenorrhoea.
Pathologist Dr Peter Szontagh-Kishazi from James Connolly Memorial hospital, told Dublin County Coroner's Court: "The only important factor was the oral contraceptive pill.
Nice said that all Larc methods were more cost effective than the combined oral contraceptive Pill because they reduced the likelihood of unplanned pregnancies.
The women were taking the combined oral contraceptive pill, which contains two hormones, an oestrogen and a progestogen.
Pathologist Dr Peter Szontagh-Kishazi said: "The only important factor was the oral contraceptive pill.