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  • medication
  • Desogestrel, sold under the brand names Cerazette and Mircette among many others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills for women. (wikipedia.org)
  • hormone therapy
  • To report final data on incidence of venous thrombosis in the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen Plus Progestin clinical trial and the association of hormone therapy with venous thrombosis in the setting of other thrombosis risk factors. (nih.gov)
  • The Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS), a randomized trial in women with known coronary heart disease, found no effect of combination hormone therapy on clinical peripheral arterial events (revascularization and amputation). (ahajournals.org)
  • Norethindrone
  • Finally, two synthetic progestins, MPA and norethindrone, significantly increased the ability of T47-D cells to form mammospheres, suggesting that enrichment of the CD44 high , ALDH bright subpopulation of cancer cells induced by MPA exposure is of functional significance. (dovepress.com)
  • Nestorone
  • Recently, it has been shown in animal experiments that progesterone and the progestin Nestorone┬« have positive effects on neuroregeneration and repair of brain damage, as well as myelin repair. (popcouncil.org)
  • risks
  • Scientists have not conclusively proven that the aforementioned risks are strictly due to progestin or the disease that is being treated. (empowher.com)
  • It is very important that any decision that a patient makes regarding progestin be weighed against benefits versus risks with the current medical conditions that they may have. (empowher.com)
  • ovulation
  • Progestins mediate their contraceptive effects both by inhibiting ovulation and by thickening cervical mucus, thereby preventing fertilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • nomenclature
  • The only thing that I figured out was that they are both progestins and that according to their nomenclature and the definition of a gonane they are 'tetracyclic hydrocarbons without methyl groups at the C-10 and C-13, and without a sidechain at the C-17. (anabolicminds.com)
  • Nomenclature of the gonane progestins. (springer.com)
  • steroids
  • To give you some perspective anadrol, trenbolone (Fina), mibolerone (Cheque Drops),, nandrolone (Deca), and Methyl-Dien are all steroids and all progestins too! (anabolicminds.com)
  • uterus
  • IUDs contain the active ingredient progestin or copper, which prevent the sperm from joining with the egg and prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the wall of your uterus. (verywell.com)
  • Markers
  • In this study, we used T47-D and BT-474 hormone-responsive human breast cancer cells to examine the effects of progestin on phenotypic and functional markers of CSCs in vitro. (dovepress.com)