Contraceptives, Oral: Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.Contraceptives, Oral, Combined: Fixed drug combinations administered orally for contraceptive purposes.Contraceptive Agents: Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal: Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.Contraceptive Agents, Female: Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females. Use for female contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic: Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to synthetic preparations.Contraceptive Devices: Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Contraception: Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.Contraceptive Devices, Female: Contraceptive devices used by females.Contraception Behavior: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.Contraceptive Agents, Male: Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in males. Use for male contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.Intrauterine Devices: Contraceptive devices placed high in the uterine fundus.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Ethinyl Estradiol: A semisynthetic alkylated ESTRADIOL with a 17-alpha-ethinyl substitution. It has high estrogenic potency when administered orally, and is often used as the estrogenic component in ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.Desogestrel: A synthetic progestational hormone used often as the progestogenic component of combined oral contraceptive agents.Norgestrel: A synthetic progestational agent with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE. This racemic or (+-)-form has about half the potency of the levo form (LEVONORGESTREL). Norgestrel is used as a contraceptive, ovulation inhibitor, and for the control of menstrual disorders and endometriosis.Levonorgestrel: A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE and about twice as potent as its racemic or (+-)-isomer (NORGESTREL). It is used for contraception, control of menstrual disorders, and treatment of endometriosis.Contraceptives, Postcoital: Contraceptive substances to be used after COITUS. These agents include high doses of estrogenic drugs; progesterone-receptor blockers; ANTIMETABOLITES; ALKALOIDS, and PROSTAGLANDINS.Mestranol: The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.Norethindrone: A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE but functioning as a more potent inhibitor of ovulation. It has weak estrogenic and androgenic properties. The hormone has been used in treating amenorrhea, functional uterine bleeding, endometriosis, and for contraception.Vaccines, Contraceptive: Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent conception.Pregnancy, Unplanned: Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.Sterilization, Reproductive: Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.Pregnancy, Unwanted: Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.Medroxyprogesterone Acetate: A synthetic progestin that is derived from 17-hydroxyprogesterone. It is a long-acting contraceptive that is effective both orally or by intramuscular injection and has also been used to treat breast and endometrial neoplasms.Spermatocidal Agents: Chemical substances that are destructive to spermatozoa used as topically administered vaginal contraceptives.Contraception, Postcoital: Means of postcoital intervention to avoid pregnancy, such as the administration of POSTCOITAL CONTRACEPTIVES to prevent FERTILIZATION of an egg or implantation of a fertilized egg (OVUM IMPLANTATION).Intrauterine Devices, Copper: Intrauterine contraceptive devices that depend on the release of metallic copper.Menstruation: The periodic shedding of the ENDOMETRIUM and associated menstrual bleeding in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE of humans and primates. Menstruation is due to the decline in circulating PROGESTERONE, and occurs at the late LUTEAL PHASE when LUTEOLYSIS of the CORPUS LUTEUM takes place.Norethynodrel: A synthetic progestational hormone with actions and uses similar to those of PROGESTERONE. It has been used in the treatment of functional uterine bleeding and endometriosis. As a contraceptive, it has usually been administered in combination with MESTRANOL.Ethynodiol Diacetate: A synthetic progestational hormone used alone or in combination with estrogens as an oral contraceptive.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Abortion, Induced: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)Contraception, Immunologic: Contraceptive methods based on immunological processes and techniques, such as the use of CONTRACEPTIVE VACCINES.Norpregnenes: Pregnenes with one double bond or more than three double bonds which have undergone ring contractions or are lacking carbon-18 or carbon-19..Ethinyl Estradiol-Norgestrel Combination: ETHINYL ESTRADIOL and NORGESTREL given in fixed proportions. It has proved to be an effective contraceptive (CONTRACEPTIVES, ORAL, COMBINED).Progestins: Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of progestins, including natural and synthetic steroids, are on the UTERUS and the MAMMARY GLAND in preparation for and in maintenance of PREGNANCY.Contraceptives, Oral, Sequential: Drugs administered orally and sequentially for contraceptive purposes.Contraceptives, Postcoital, Hormonal: Postcoital contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.Sterilization, Tubal: Procedures that render the female sterile by interrupting the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE. These procedures generally are surgical, and may also use chemicals or physical means.Androstenes: Unsaturated derivatives of the steroid androstane containing at least one double bond at any site in any of the rings.Menstrual Cycle: The period from onset of one menstrual bleeding (MENSTRUATION) to the next in an ovulating woman or female primate. The menstrual cycle is regulated by endocrine interactions of the HYPOTHALAMUS; the PITUITARY GLAND; the ovaries; and the genital tract. The menstrual cycle is divided by OVULATION into two phases. Based on the endocrine status of the OVARY, there is a FOLLICULAR PHASE and a LUTEAL PHASE. Based on the response in the ENDOMETRIUM, the menstrual cycle is divided into a proliferative and a secretory phase.Progesterone Congeners: Steroidal compounds related to PROGESTERONE, the major mammalian progestational hormone. Progesterone congeners include important progesterone precursors in the biosynthetic pathways, metabolites, derivatives, and synthetic steroids with progestational activities.Parity: The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.Intrauterine Devices, Medicated: Intrauterine devices that release contraceptive agents.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Contraceptive Devices, Male: Contraceptive devices used by males.Pregnancy in Adolescence: Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.Menstruation Disturbances: Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.Megestrol: 17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregna-3,6-diene-3,20-dione. A progestational hormone used most commonly as the acetate ester. As the acetate, it is more potent than progesterone both as a progestagen and as an ovulation inhibitor. It has also been used in the palliative treatment of breast cancer.Contraceptives, Postcoital, Synthetic: Postcoital contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to synthetic preparations.Drug Implants: Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Spermatogenesis-Blocking Agents: Chemical substances which inhibit the process of spermatozoa formation at either the first stage, in which spermatogonia develop into spermatocytes and then into spermatids, or the second stage, in which spermatids transform into spermatozoa.Ovulation Inhibition: Blocking the process leading to OVULATION. Various factors are known to inhibit ovulation, such as neuroendocrine, psychological, and pharmacological agents.Medroxyprogesterone: (6 alpha)-17-Hydroxy-6-methylpregn-4-ene-3,20-dione. A synthetic progestational hormone used in veterinary practice as an estrus regulator.Fertility: The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.Condoms: A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Norpregnadienes: Pregnadienes which have undergone ring contractions or are lacking carbon-18 or carbon-19.Transdermal Patch: A medicated adhesive patch placed on the skin to deliver a specific dose of medication into the bloodstream.Ethisterone: 17 alpha-Hydroxypregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one. A synthetic steroid hormone with progestational effects.Uterine Hemorrhage: Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.Estradiol Congeners: Steroidal compounds related to ESTRADIOL, the major mammalian female sex hormone. Estradiol congeners include important estradiol precursors in the biosynthetic pathways, metabolites, derivatives, and synthetic steroids with estrogenic activities.Metrorrhagia: Abnormal uterine bleeding that is not related to MENSTRUATION, usually in females without regular MENSTRUAL CYCLE. The irregular and unpredictable bleeding usually comes from a dysfunctional ENDOMETRIUM.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Estrogens: Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.Nonoxynol: Nonionic surfactant mixtures varying in the number of repeating ethoxy (oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) groups. They are used as detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, defoaming agents, etc. Nonoxynol-9, the compound with 9 repeating ethoxy groups, is a spermatocide, formulated primarily as a component of vaginal foams and creams.Coitus: The sexual union of a male and a female, a term used for human only.Abortion Applicants: Individuals requesting induced abortions.XanthurenatesAbortion, Legal: Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Marriage: The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Reproductive History: An important aggregate factor in epidemiological studies of women's health. The concept usually includes the number and timing of pregnancies and their outcomes, the incidence of breast feeding, and may include age of menarche and menopause, regularity of menstruation, fertility, gynecological or obstetric problems, or contraceptive usage.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.Coitus Interruptus: A contraceptive method whereby coitus is purposely interrupted in order to prevent EJACULATION of SEMEN into the VAGINA.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Amenorrhea: Absence of menstruation.Birth Rate: The number of births in a given population per year or other unit of time.Men: Human males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Postpartum Period: In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).Chlormadinone Acetate: An orally active synthetic progestational hormone used often in combinations as an oral contraceptive.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Family Planning Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, to guide and determine present and future decisions on population control by limiting the number of children or controlling fertility, notably through family planning and contraception within the nuclear family.United StatesNorprogesterones: Progesterones which have undergone ring contraction or which are lacking carbon 18 or 19.Vasectomy: Surgical removal of the ductus deferens, or a portion of it. It is done in association with prostatectomy, or to induce infertility. (Dorland, 28th ed)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Delayed-Action Preparations: Dosage forms of a drug that act over a period of time by controlled-release processes or technology.Natural Family Planning Methods: A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.Thromboembolism: Obstruction of a blood vessel (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.Reproductive Medicine: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)Single Person: The unmarried man or woman.Sexual Partners: Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstruation.Religion and SexReproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Menopause: The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.Menarche: The first MENSTRUAL CYCLE marked by the initiation of MENSTRUATION.Choice Behavior: The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Venous Thrombosis: The formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) within a vein.Acne Vulgaris: A chronic disorder of the pilosebaceous apparatus associated with an increase in sebum secretion. It is characterized by open comedones (blackheads), closed comedones (whiteheads), and pustular nodules. The cause is unknown, but heredity and age are predisposing factors.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Drug Interactions: The action of a drug that may affect the activity, metabolism, or toxicity of another drug.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Menorrhagia: Excessive uterine bleeding during MENSTRUATION.Pyridoxine: The 4-methanol form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid. Although pyridoxine and Vitamin B 6 are still frequently used as synonyms, especially by medical researchers, this practice is erroneous and sometimes misleading (EE Snell; Ann NY Acad Sci, vol 585 pg 1, 1990).Ethiopia: An independent state in eastern Africa. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan. Its capital is Addis Ababa.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Premenopause: The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.Menstrual Hygiene Products: Personal care items used during MENSTRUATION.Marital Status: A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.Indians, Central American: Individual members of Central American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia. Mexican Indians are not included.Endometrium: The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing embryo.Adolescent Behavior: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.Thrombophlebitis: Inflammation of a vein associated with a blood clot (THROMBUS).Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.Spermatozoa: Mature male germ cells derived from SPERMATIDS. As spermatids move toward the lumen of the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES, they undergo extensive structural changes including the loss of cytoplasm, condensation of CHROMATIN into the SPERM HEAD, formation of the ACROSOME cap, the SPERM MIDPIECE and the SPERM TAIL that provides motility.Vagina: The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)MissouriAntispermatogenic Agents: Agents, either mechanical or chemical, which destroy spermatozoa in the male genitalia and block spermatogenesis.Women: Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Administration, Cutaneous: The application of suitable drug dosage forms to the skin for either local or systemic effects.Nonprescription Drugs: Medicines that can be sold legally without a DRUG PRESCRIPTION.Uterine Cervical Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.Intrauterine Device Expulsion: Spontaneous loss of INTRAUTERINE DEVICES from the UTERUS.Hormone Replacement Therapy: Therapeutic use of hormones to alleviate the effects of hormone deficiency.Cyproterone Acetate: An agent with anti-androgen and progestational properties. It shows competitive binding with dihydrotestosterone at androgen receptor sites.Gonadal Steroid Hormones: Steroid hormones produced by the GONADS. They stimulate reproductive organs, germ cell maturation, and the secondary sex characteristics in the males and the females. The major sex steroid hormones include ESTRADIOL; PROGESTERONE; and TESTOSTERONE.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Ovulation: The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.NicaraguaReproductive Behavior: Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.Vaginal Creams, Foams, and Jellies: Medicated dosage forms for topical application in the vagina. A cream is a semisolid emulsion containing suspended or dissolved medication; a foam is a dispersion of a gas in a medicated liquid resulting in a light, frothy mass; a jelly is a colloidal semisolid mass of a water soluble medicated material, usually translucent.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Estrogen Replacement Therapy: The use of hormonal agents with estrogen-like activity in postmenopausal or other estrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, DYSPAREUNIA, and progressive development of OSTEOPOROSIS. This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.Contraception, Barrier: Methods of contraception in which physical, chemical, or biological means are used to prevent the SPERM from reaching the fertilizable OVUM.Danazol: A synthetic steroid with antigonadotropic and anti-estrogenic activities that acts as an anterior pituitary suppressant by inhibiting the pituitary output of gonadotropins. It possesses some androgenic properties. Danazol has been used in the treatment of endometriosis and some benign breast disorders.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Nandrolone: C18 steroid with androgenic and anabolic properties. It is generally prepared from alkyl ethers of ESTRADIOL to resemble TESTOSTERONE but less one carbon at the 19 position.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Great BritainCervix Uteri: The neck portion of the UTERUS between the lower isthmus and the VAGINA forming the cervical canal.Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Abnormalities, Drug-Induced: Congenital abnormalities caused by medicinal substances or drugs of abuse given to or taken by the mother, or to which she is inadvertently exposed during the manufacture of such substances. The concept excludes abnormalities resulting from exposure to non-medicinal chemicals in the environment.Population Control: Includes mechanisms or programs which control the numbers of individuals in a population of humans or animals.Progesterone: The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.Uterine Perforation: A hole or break through the wall of the UTERUS, usually made by the placement of an instrument or INTRAUTERINE DEVICES.Spermatogenesis: The process of germ cell development in the male from the primordial germ cells, through SPERMATOGONIA; SPERMATOCYTES; SPERMATIDS; to the mature haploid SPERMATOZOA.Mifepristone: A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early pregnancy by releasing endogenous prostaglandins from the endometrium or decidua. As a glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, the drug has been used to treat hypercortisolism in patients with nonpituitary CUSHING SYNDROME.Gynecology: A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.Pregnanediol: An inactive metabolite of PROGESTERONE by reduction at C5, C3, and C20 position. Pregnanediol has two hydroxyl groups, at 3-alpha and 20-alpha. It is detectable in URINE after OVULATION and is found in great quantities in the pregnancy urine.Megaloblasts: Red blood cell precursors, corresponding to ERYTHROBLASTS, that are larger than normal, usually resulting from a FOLIC ACID DEFICIENCY or VITAMIN B 12 DEFICIENCY.GuatemalaPregnancy Rate: The ratio of the number of conceptions (CONCEPTION) including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; and fetal losses, to the mean number of females of reproductive age in a population during a set time period.Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Ovarian Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Follicular Phase: The period of the MENSTRUAL CYCLE representing follicular growth, increase in ovarian estrogen (ESTROGENS) production, and epithelial proliferation of the ENDOMETRIUM. Follicular phase begins with the onset of MENSTRUATION and ends with OVULATION.Intrauterine Device Migration: The shifting in position or location of an INTRAUTERINE DEVICE from its original placement.Administration, Intravaginal: The insertion of drugs into the vagina to treat local infections, neoplasms, or to induce labor. The dosage forms may include medicated pessaries, irrigation fluids, and suppositories.Student Health Services: Health services for college and university students usually provided by the educational institution.Sexual Abstinence: Refraining from SEXUAL INTERCOURSE.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Rwanda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of UGANDA, east of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, west of TANZANIA. Its capital is Kigali. It was formerly part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urund.Estradiol: The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Vaginal Smears: Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.Factor V: Heat- and storage-labile plasma glycoprotein which accelerates the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in blood coagulation. Factor V accomplishes this by forming a complex with factor Xa, phospholipid, and calcium (prothrombinase complex). Deficiency of factor V leads to Owren's disease.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Paternalism: Interference with the FREEDOM or PERSONAL AUTONOMY of another person, with justifications referring to the promotion of the person's good or the prevention of harm to the person. (from Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 1995); more generally, not allowing a person to make decisions on his or her own behalf.Premenstrual Syndrome: A combination of distressing physical, psychologic, or behavioral changes that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Symptoms of PMS are diverse (such as pain, water-retention, anxiety, cravings, and depression) and they diminish markedly 2 or 3 days after the initiation of menses.Developing Countries: Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.Luteal Phase: The period in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE that follows OVULATION, characterized by the development of CORPUS LUTEUM, increase in PROGESTERONE production by the OVARY and secretion by the glandular epithelium of the ENDOMETRIUM. The luteal phase begins with ovulation and ends with the onset of MENSTRUATION.Zambia: A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.Libido: The psychic drive or energy associated with sexual instinct in the broad sense (pleasure and love-object seeking). It may also connote the psychic energy associated with instincts in general that motivate behavior.Madagascar: One of the Indian Ocean Islands off the southeast coast of Africa. Its capital is Antananarivo. It was formerly called the Malagasy Republic. Discovered by the Portuguese in 1500, its history has been tied predominantly to the French, becoming a French protectorate in 1882, a French colony in 1896, and a territory within the French union in 1946. The Malagasy Republic was established in the French Community in 1958 but it achieved independence in 1960. Its name was changed to Madagascar in 1975. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p714)Sex: The totality of characteristics of reproductive structure, functions, PHENOTYPE, and GENOTYPE, differentiating the MALE from the FEMALE organism.Birth Intervals: The lengths of intervals between births to women in the population.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Venous Thromboembolism: Obstruction of a vein or VEINS (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.Abortion, Criminal: Illegal termination of pregnancy.Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: A spectrum of inflammation involving the female upper genital tract and the supporting tissues. It is usually caused by an ascending infection of organisms from the endocervix. Infection may be confined to the uterus (ENDOMETRITIS), the FALLOPIAN TUBES; (SALPINGITIS); the ovaries (OOPHORITIS), the supporting ligaments (PARAMETRITIS), or may involve several of the above uterine appendages. Such inflammation can lead to functional impairment and infertility.Injections, Intramuscular: Forceful administration into a muscle of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle piercing the muscle and any tissue covering it.Gossypol: A dimeric sesquiterpene found in cottonseed (GOSSYPIUM). The (-) isomer is active as a male contraceptive (CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS, MALE) whereas toxic symptoms are associated with the (+) isomer.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
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Altered reflex control of cutaneous circulation by female sex steroids is independent of prostaglandins. (2/254)We tested the hypothesis that the shift in the cutaneous vasodilator response to hyperthermia seen with elevated female reproductive hormones is a prostaglandin-dependent resetting of thermoregulation to higher internal temperatures, similar to that seen in the febrile response to bacterial infection. Using water-perfused suits to control body temperature, we conducted heat stress experiments in resting women under conditions of low and high progesterone and estrogen and repeated these experiments after an acute dose of ibuprofen (800 mg). In six women the hormones were exogenous (oral contraceptives); three women had regular menstrual cycles and were tested in the early follicular and midluteal phases. Resting oral temperature (Tor) was significantly elevated with high hormone status (P < 0.05); this was not affected by ibuprofen treatment (P > 0.2). The Tor threshold for cutaneous vasodilation was significantly increased by high hormone status (+0.27 +/- 0.07 degrees C, P < 0. 02); the shift was not affected by ibuprofen treatment (with ibuprofen: +0.29 +/- 0.08 degrees C, P > 0.2 vs. control experiments). The Tor threshold for sweating was similarly increased by high hormone status (+0.22 +/- 0.05 degrees C, P < 0.05); this shift was not influenced by ibuprofen (with ibuprofen: +0.35 +/- 0. 05, P > 0.1 vs. control experiments). Thus the shift in thermoregulatory control of skin blood flow and sweating mediated by female reproductive steroids is not sensitive to ibuprofen; it therefore appears that this shift is independent of prostaglandins. (+info)
Venous thromboembolic disease and combined oral contraceptives: A re-analysis of the MediPlus database. (3/254)In October 1995 the Committee on Safety of Medicines advised UK doctors and pharmacists that oral contraceptives containing desogestrel and gestodene were associated with double the risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTE) compared to pills containing other progestogens. In 1997 data was analysed from the MediPlus database of UK general practitioner records, which reported odds ratios for desogestrel and gestodene lower than that for levonorgestrel. Here the results of a more stringent nested case control analysis on the MediPlus database are reported. The study was larger and cases were verified. A crude incidence of idiopathic VTE was found amongst users of combined oral contraceptives of 4.6 per 10 000 exposed women years. Using levonorgestrel 150 microg + ethinyloestradiol 30 microg as reference, non-significant odds ratios of 1.1 (0.5-2.6) for desogestrel 150 microg + ethinyloestradiol 30 microg and 1.1 (0.5-2.4) for gestodene 75 microg + ethinyloestradiol 30 microg were found. The results of this study show no significant difference in risk between different formulations of combined oral contraceptive. (+info)
Oral contraceptives and myocardial infarction: results of the MICA case-control study. (4/254)OBJECTIVES: To determine the association between myocardial infarction and use of different types of oral contraception in young women. DESIGN: Community based case-control study. Data from interviews and general practice records. SETTING: England, Scotland, and Wales. PARTICIPANTS: Cases (n=448) were recruited from women aged between 16 and 44 who had suffered an incident myocardial infarction between 1 October 1993 and 16 October 1995. Controls (n=1728) were women without a diagnosis of myocardial infarction matched for age and general practice. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Odds ratios for myocardial infarction in current users of all combined oral contraceptives stratified by their progestagen content compared with non-users; current users of third generation versus second generation oral contraceptives. RESULTS: The adjusted odds ratio for myocardial infarction was 1.40 (95% confidence interval 0.78 to 2. 52) for all combined oral contraceptive users, 1.10 (0.52 to 2.30) for second generation users, and 1.96 (0.87 to 4.39) for third generation users. Subgroup analysis by progestagen content did not show any significant difference from 1, and there was no effect of duration of use. The adjusted odds ratio for third generation users versus second generation users was 1.78 (0.66 to 4.83). 87% of cases were not exposed to an oral contraceptive, and 88% had clinical cardiovascular risk factors or were smokers, or both. Smoking was strongly associated with myocardial infarction: adjusted odds ratio 12.5 (7.29 to 21.5) for smoking 20 or more cigarettes a day. CONCLUSIONS: There was no significant association between the use of oral contraceptives and myocardial infarction. The modest and non-significant point estimates for this association have wide confidence intervals. There was no significant difference between second and third generation products. (+info)
Combined oral contraceptives, smoking, and cardiovascular risk. (5/254)STUDY OBJECTIVE: To assess age specific incidence and mortality of stroke, acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and idiopathic venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with use of modern low dose combined oral contraceptives (OCs) and the interaction with smoking. DESIGN: Hospital-based case-control study. SETTING: Hospitals in Oxford region in the United Kingdom, which covered a defined population, during the period 1989-1993. METHODS: Relative risk estimates from the WHO Collaborative Study and observed incidence rates from the Oxford region were used to estimate age specific incidence of each disease among women without cardiovascular risk factors and model total cardiovascular incidence and mortality. RESULTS: Among women who did not use OCs, smoke nor had any other cardiovascular risk factors, total incidence of stroke and AMI were less than 2 events per 100,000 woman years in those aged 20-24 years and rose exponentially with age to 8 events per 100,000 among women aged 40-44 years. Incidence of idiopathic VTE among women who did not use OCs rose linearly with age (from 3.3 per 100,000 at ages 20-24 years to 5.8 per 100,000 at ages 40-44 years). The increased risk of idiopathic VTE associated with OC use among non-smokers constituted over 90% of all cardiovascular events for women aged 20-24 years and more than 60% in those aged 40-44 years. Fatal cardiovascular events were dominated by haemorrhagic stroke and AMI, and among OC users who smoked these two diseases accounted for 80% of cardiovascular deaths among women aged 20-24 years, rising to 97% among those aged 40-44 years. Cardiovascular mortality associated with smoking was greater than that associated with OC use at all ages. Attributable risk associated with OC use was 1 death per 370,000 users annually among women aged 20-24 years, 1 per 170,000 at ages 30-34 years, and 1 per 37,000 at ages 40-44 years. Among smokers, the cardiovascular mortality attributable to OC use was estimated to be about 1 per 100,000 users annually among women aged less than 35 years, and about 1 per 10,000 users annually among those above the age of 35 years. CONCLUSION: The incidence of fatal cardiovascular events among women aged less than 35 years is low. The VTE risk associated with OC use is the largest contributor to OC induced adverse effects. The potentially avoidable excess VTE risk associated with the newer progestogens desogestrel and gestodene would account for a substantial proportion of total cardiovascular morbidity in this age group. For women over age 35 years the absolute risks associated with OC use and smoking are greater because of the steeply rising incidence of arterial diseases. The combination of smoking and OC use among such women is associated with particularly increased risks. Any potential reduction in AMI or stroke risk with use of third generation OCs would be a more important consideration among older compared with younger women, particularly if they smoke. However, the mortality associated with smoking is far greater than that associated with OC use (of any type) at all ages. (+info)
Oral contraceptives and oral antibiotics: interactions and advice in an accident and emergency setting. (6/254)OBJECTIVE: (1) To determine what advice, if any, would be given by accident and emergency (A&E) doctors to women who were taking the combined oral contraceptive pill (OCP) if they had been issued with broad spectrum antibiotics and (2) after an audit programme had been instigated, whether appropriate advice was given to such women. METHODS: A questionnaire was circulated to 12 doctors working in the Exeter A&E department to assess their level of knowledge in prescribing antibiotics to women taking the OCP. Notes of women aged 15-50 who had been prescribed broad spectrum antibiotics were examined to see if a contraceptive history had been taken. If the patient was found to be taking the combined OCP it was noted whether documented advice had been given about using an additional form of contraception. Six months later after two education sessions had been held, prescriptions and notes were examined. A patient education leaflet was produced to be given to these women, indicating what additional precautions should be taken after having been prescribed antibiotics. SETTING: The A&E department of a busy district general hospital. SUBJECTS: Women aged 15-50 who had been issued with broad spectrum antibiotics. RESULTS: The level of knowledge in regard to contraceptive advice given to women taking the OCP among doctors working in an A&E department was poor. However, after educational sessions and the production of a patient information leaflet, there was an improvement in women receiving correct advice. CONCLUSIONS: The clinical significance of drug interactions between oral contraceptives and antibiotics indicates the importance of asking a full contraceptive drug history of any woman of childbearing age and documenting this in the notes. Regular audit of this topic is needed to keep it at the front of doctors' minds. (+info)
Antibiotics, the pill, and pregnancy. (7/254)OBJECTIVES: To establish if advice concerning risks of pregnancy when taking oral contraceptive pill and antibiotics is being offered. METHOD: A retrospective audit of notes of 100 female patients aged 15-39 who were prescribed antibiotics. RESULTS: Documentation of use of contraception was noted in 3% of patients. Advice concerning risks and further precautions was noted in this 3% but not in any other records. CONCLUSION: The audit identified a gap in documentation and/or clinical practice in advising women of childbearing age of the risk of conceiving when using oral contraceptive pill and antibiotics. Recommendations are given as to how this may be addressed. (+info)
Effects of progestins on cardiovascular diseases: the haemostatic system. (8/254)The effect of progestin-only therapy on the haemostatic system has mainly been studied in premenopausal women. Although these studies are difficult to compare, most authors agree that there is no consistent pattern of effects on haemostasis. Oestrogen-progestin combinations have been extensively studied in pre- (combined oral contraceptives) and postmenopausal women (sequential and continuous combined hormone replacement therapy), but mostly with emphasis on the effects of oestrogens. Comparative studies into the differential effects of progestins in combined preparations are scarce. Based on these studies, there is evidence for modifying effects of progestins on oestrogen-induced changes, particularly on fibrinogen, factor VII and the fibrinolytic system. The modifying effects appear to vary among certain progestins, the variation being most likely due to differential effects on lipid metabolism. The clinical interpretation of steroid-induced effects on the haemostatic system is difficult. Retrospective analyses linking certain patterns of haemostatic regulation to the risk of venous or arterial vascular diseases are subject to bias, and no interventional studies are yet available. In the absence of such prospective studies and well-designed comparative studies, the available data do not support the notion of a superiority of certain progestins with regard to cardiovascular risks of combined preparations. (+info)
Millions of women in the United States use some type of hormonal contraception: combination oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), progestin-only pills, medroxyprogesterone acetate injections, or subdermal levonorgestrel implants. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common but rarely dangerous side effect of hormonal contraception. It is, however, a major cause for the discontinuation of hormonal contraception and the resultant occurrence of unplanned pregnancy. The evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding in women who are using hormonal contraception includes an assessment of compliance, a thorough history and complete physical examination to exclude organic causes of bleeding, and a targeted laboratory evaluation. Pregnancy and the misuse of OCPs are frequent causes of abnormal uterine bleeding. Bleeding is common during the first three months of OCP use; counseling and reassurance are adequate during this time period. If bleeding persists beyond three months, it can be treated with supplemental estrogen and/or a
Evidence on the association between antibiotic use and combination oral contraceptive (COC) failure remains controversial, with recent studies reporting no evidence to support decreased effectiveness of birth control with the use of antibiotics except rifampin and rifabutin.. However, some doctors will ask an oral contraceptive user to use additional protection while using an antibiotic. The reasoning that antibiotics might interfere with the effectiveness of COCs revolves around the antibiotic decreasing steroid hormones plasma concentrations by hepatic microsomal enzyme induction or inhibition, interference with enterohepatic circulation of COC metabolites, interference with absorption from the GI tract, competition between two drugs for the same metabolizing enzyme, alterations in plasma protein binding, induction of an opposite physiologic effect, or increased urinary or fecal excretion of the contraceptive.. The strongest evidence is for rifabutin and rifampin: a significant decrease in ...
In December 1976, the federal FDA proposed mandatory patient package inserts accompany all pill prescriptions: "The Food and Drug Administration will regard as misbranded and subject to regulatory action any oral contraceptive that is shipped in interstate commerce … after April 6, 1977 without labeling that is substantially the same as set forth in this notice." Thus, the FDA required pill manufacturers to tell physicians that the pill included a mode of action that every physician would understand from his medical training to be an early abortion: "Combination oral contraceptives … Although the primary mechanism of action is inhibition of ovulation, alterations … in the endometrium (which reduce the likelihood of implantation) may also contribute to contraceptive effectiveness … progestin oral contraceptives are known to … exert a progestational effect on the endometrium, interfering with implantation, and, in some patients suppress ovulation."16. Physician package inserts for the ...
Many women and physicians believe that a common side effect of combination oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and contraceptive patches is weight gain. This is the most common reason for not initiating the use of combination OCPs or patches, or for discontinuing their use at an early stage. However, the association between combination OCPs and weight gain has not been scientifically established. In fact, women who stop using combination OCPs may be more likely to gain weight than those who continue to use them. Gallo and colleagues studied the association between the use of combination OCPs and patches and weight changes.. To identify randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of combination OCPs or patches that included data on weight changes, the authors searched relevant databases and contacted appropriate study investigators and combination OCP and patch manufacturers. RCTs were included if they were of good quality and covered at least three treatment cycles. Data were abstracted from eligible trials ...
So, what makes one combination oral contraceptive pill (OCP) different from another? Whats the difference between brand-name and generic versions, if any? The answer generally boils down to one word: progesterone. How do we know this? Because the chemical composition of the estrogen component of almost every OCP marketed in the U.S. is exactly the same. Its ethinyl estradiol. …
Women using a vaginal ring or skin patch for contraception are at around double the risk of a blood clot compared to those taking the Pill," the Daily Mail has reported. The news is based on a large Danish study that looked at contraceptive use in more than 1.5 million women. The study looked at how different hormone-based methods such as implants, the patch and the pill related to the risk of blood clots. Between 2001 and 2010 researchers recorded a total of 3,434 blood clots, also known as venous thromboembolisms or VTE. The background rate of VTE among women not using hormonal contraception was 2.1 per 10,000 woman-years (for example, 2.1 would occur if 1,000 women were followed for 10 years). The highest rate of VTE was among women who used the contraceptive patch, with 9.7 per 10,000 woman-years. Women using a common oral contraceptive pill experienced a rate of 6.2 per 10,000 woman-years.. Despite what some news coverage might suggest, hormonal contraceptives containing oestrogen ( the ...
What causes bleeding two days after suddenly stopping birth control? If a woman missed a pill, or has decided to stop taking birth control pills, she may experience bleeding as an effect of skipping pills. Bleeding that occurs during the pill-free intervals of seven days is called withdrawal bleeding, and this is quite normal. Withdrawal bleeding is the expected outcome of taking the inactive or placebo pills, taken after the 21-day active pills, and before starting with a new cycle. Missing a pill can also cause bleeding (breakthrough bleeding) because this causes the endometrium to lose its consistency that was built up during the days of on-time taking of the pill.
Oral contraceptives, abbreviated OCPs, also known as birth control pills, are medications taken by mouth for the purpose of birth control. Two types of female oral contraceptive pill, taken once per day, are widely available: The combined oral contraceptive pill contains estrogen and a progestin The progestogen-only pill Ormeloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator which offers the benefit of only having to be taken once a week. Emergency contraception pills ("morning after pills") are taken at the time of intercourse, or within a few days afterwards: Levonorgestrel, sold under the brand name Plan B Ulipristal acetate Mifepristone and misoprostol, when used in combination, are more than 95% effective during the first 50 days of pregnancy. The combination is administered by a physician, and is only used as a last resort Male oral contraceptives are currently not available commercially, although several possibilities are in various stages of research and ...
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Mestranol: The 3-methyl ether of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL. It must be demethylated to be biologically active. It is used as the estrogen component of many combination ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
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Oral contraceptives are medicines taken by mouth to help prevent pregnancy. Also known as birth control pills, they contain artificially made forms of twohormones produced naturally in the body. These hormones, estrogen and progestin, regulate a womans menstrual cycle. When taken in the proper amounts, following a specific schedule, oral contraceptives are very effective in preventing pregnancy.. Oral contraceptives have several effects that help prevent pregnancy. For pregnancy to occur, an egg must ripen inside a womans ovary, be released, and travel to the fallopian tube (the passageway from the ovary to the uterus). Amans sperm must also reach the fallopian tube, where it fertilizes the egg.Then the fertilized egg must travel to the womans uterus (womb), where it lodges in the uterus lining and develops into a fetus. The main way that oral contraceptives prevent pregnancy is by keeping an egg from ripening fully. Eggs that do not ripen fully cannot be fertilized. In addition, birth ...
To the editor: Horwitz and Feinstein (1) conclude from their epidemiologic study of endometrial cancer that "no association exists between the use of oral contraceptive pills and the subsequent development of endometrial cancer." They correctly point out that a limitation of their data is that only a small number of patients and control subjects had previously used contraceptive pills. Their data may also be limited by the relatively short time from the introduction of contraceptive pills to the present. A typical latent period from exposure to known chemical carcinogens until detection of cancer is 20 to 40 years (2-4). Oral ...
Approximately 11.6 million women in the United States use oral contraceptives (OCs) each year. The vast majority of OCs combine both estrogen and a type of progestin, or progesterone-like substance into one pill which is taken daily. Depression or a negative change in mood, apparently resulting from the use of OCs, is thought to be one of the main reasons women miss pills or stop taking their oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) altogether. Clinical observation that some women develop depression when taking progestin only OCs or when adding progestins to menopausal estrogen therapy has led to the speculation that the progestin is the likely culprit of these negative mood changes in women using combined OCPs.. The current study is designed to investigate the role of progestins in the development of mood symptoms in OCP users. Women participating in this study will receive one of two different OCPs for three months. Their mood while taking the OCPs will be compared to their mood prior to using OCPs. In ...
According to a Harvard University Study, women may be three times more likely to develop Crohns disease if they have used oral contraceptive pills for five years or more. The risk was especially pronounced in women who already had a genetic predisposition to chronic gastrointestinal disease.. While "the pill" is widely used and highly effective in preventing pregnancy, it has adverse effects.. The study involved 232,452 American women with no prior history of ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohns disease (CD) from 1976 to 2008. They found 315 cases of CD and 392 cases of UC.. The results of the study were such that compared with women who had never used oral contraceptives, current users had a 2.82 multivariate-adjusted hazard ratio for CD. For past users, the hazard ratio was 1.39.. Reflecting on the strong association between use of oral contraceptives and CD, the authors note that, "After adjusting for known or potential risk factors for CD, including BMI, smoking, hormone use, age at menarche, ...
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Oral contraceptives pass into the breast milk and can change the content or lower the amount of breast milk. Also, they may shorten a womans ability to breast-feed by about 1 month, especially when the mother is only partially breast-feeding. Because the amount of hormones is so small in low-dose contraceptives, your doctor may allow you to begin using an oral contraceptive after you have been breast-feeding for a while. However, it may be necessary for you to use another method of birth control or to stop breast-feeding while taking oral contraceptives.. ...
Objectives: Oral contraceptives (OCP) are highly effective, safe and widely used. Higher exposure to endogenous and exogenous estrogens is generally thought to increase the risk of breast cancer. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine if oral contraceptive use affected the expression of CA 15-3, CEA and C-erb B-2 in the saliva of healthy women. Study design: The participants consisted of 87 healthy women (43 controls and 44 using oral contraceptives) ranging in age from 20 to 54 years. The volunteers participated by giving one ? time stimulated whole saliva samples. Then the samples were analysed for CA 15-3, CEA and C-erb B-2 concentrations. Results: The student t-test was used to compare group means for variables with comparable variability. The mean of C-erb B-2, CEA, and CA 15-3 concentrations (in the case and control groups) was (1.93, 1.70), (34.46, 31.62) and (12.58, 16.19) respectively. These differences were not statistically significant. Conclusions: Our findings suggest that ...
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These results suggest that many women who are using oral contraceptives in their peak bone-development years could reduce their risk of osteoporosis by approximately 3 percent to 10 percent over one year by making sure they get enough calcium in their diet," Teegarden said. "This demonstrates the importance of calcium intake, either by getting enough dairy or with supplements." ...
Follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone are produced by the pituitary gland which is located at the base of the brain. These two hormones coordinate the development and release of an egg from the ovary. A surge in both of these hormones ordinarily occurs in the middle of a womans menstrual cycle.. Follicle stimulating hormone stimulates ovarian egg production. Luteinizing hormone triggers egg released from the ovary: ovulation. Oral contraceptive pills inhibit the production of both follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone; as such oral contraceptive pills prevent ovulation.. Another contraceptive mechanism of (combined) birth control pills is to prevent fertilization. Combined oral contraceptives effect cervical secretions. The progestin contained in the birth control pill causes the cervical secretion to thicken which impedes sperm, little or no sperm enter the uterine cavity; as such fertilization cannot occur.. Oral contraceptives do not terminate a pregnancy, they ...
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Obese women who used oral contraceptives appeared to have increased risk for a rare type of stroke known as a cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) compared with women of normal weight who did not use oral contraceptives, according to an article published online by JAMA Neurology.
A Single-center, Open-label, Controlled, Randomized Study to Investigate the Impact of a Sequential Oral Contraceptive (SH T00658ID) as Compared to a Sequential Oral Contraceptive Containing Ethinylestradiol and Levonorgestrel (SH D00264A) on Plasma Lipids, Hemostatic Variables, and Carbohydrate Metabolism in Healthy Female Volunteers Aged 18-50 Years Over 7 Treatment Cycles, Including the ...
Combined oral contraceptives are directed blocking ovulation.OK These comprise a combination of estradiol and progestin - levonorgestrel.They are divided into monophasic (the level of hormonal substances in the tablets remains unchanged throughout the reception) or three-phase (three tablets contain a combination of hormones that change during the menstrual cycle).. Low-dose monophasic OK - its like: Sizonal, Sizonik, Lybrel, Yasmin.. Mini-pill - the pill containing the hormone progestogen similar to the natural hormone progesterone, which is produced by a womans ovaries.Pure progestogen tablets contain only one component and are different from the more common combination of contraceptive pills which contain the estrogen and progestogen.. Below is a list of birth control for age, that woman gave birth or not yet, there is suffering what some hormonal or other disorders of the body.. - Mikrodozirovannye control pills. They are suitable for young, nulliparous women, leading a regular sex ...
Birth control pills (BCPs) are both the most effective and the most hazardous form of contraception. Preventing pregnancy in this way is done by taking an oral dose of a combination of the hormones estrogen and progestin (synthetic progesterone) in amounts higher than the body?s natural levels. This prevents the pituitary hormones that stimulate ovulation and fertilization of the egg from being released, and thus prevents pregnancy. Though taking oral contraceptives regularly is 99 percent effective in birth control, there are many possible side effects. Weight gain, emotional swings, circulatory and vascular symptoms, and gastrointestinal upset are not uncommon. Blood clots, liver problems, and cancer are also possible, though relatively rare; these were more common in the 1960s with the higher-dose pills. Many women have difficulty with oral contraceptives, though many others seem to tolerate them well. The use of birth control pills is more common in young women and teenagers, which adds ...
Women who take the contraceptive pill for ten years almost halve their risk of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to a new study.. But experts say this must be balanced against the risk of breast cancer, which is higher in women on the pill.. For every 100,000 women on the Pill for 10 years there are 50 extra breast cancers and 12 fewer ovarian cancers, data shows.. "Women may be reassured to know that the oral contraceptive is not only an effective contraceptive but can have the added benefit of reducing their risk of ovarian cancer," the BBC quoted Dr Richard Edmondson of the Northern Institute for Cancer Research at the University of Newcastle, as saying.. "These results are important because most women dont know that taking the Pill or getting pregnant can help reduce their risk of ovarian cancer later on in life," he added.. The study followed more than 300,000 women enrolled in a large European study known as EPIC (European Prospective Investigation of Cancer).. The women were ...
Oral contraceptives (birth control pills). Medications taken daily that prevent ovulation by controlling pituitary hormone secretion. Usually, oral contraceptives contain the hormones estrogen and progestin. In addition to prevention of pregnancy, oral contraceptives have several health benefits including regulating menstrual cycles and decreasing the amount and length of menstrual periods. This can help increase iron stores in women with iron deficiency associated with excessive bleeding. Prevention of certain ovarian and endometrial cancers is a significant benefit of the use of oral contraceptives. Some research has found that some benign (noncancerous) breast diseases, including fibroadenoma and cystic changes, occur less frequently with the use of oral contraceptives. Recent studies have also suggested that oral contraceptive use may reduce the occurrence of severe disabling rheumatoid arthritis.. ...
Oral contraceptives (birth control pills). Medications taken daily that prevent ovulation by controlling pituitary hormone secretion. Usually, oral contraceptives contain the hormones estrogen and progestin. In addition to prevention of pregnancy, oral contraceptives have several health benefits including regulating menstrual cycles and decreasing the amount and length of menstrual periods. This can help increase iron stores in women with iron deficiency associated with excessive bleeding. Prevention of certain ovarian and endometrial cancers is a significant benefit of the use of oral contraceptives. Some research has found that some benign (noncancerous) breast diseases, including fibroadenoma and cystic changes, occur less frequently with the use of oral contraceptives. Recent studies have also suggested that oral contraceptive use may reduce the occurrence of severe disabling rheumatoid arthritis.. ...
Using referred controls-persons who were initially suspected of having the same disease as the case patients-in a case-control study is not always a mistake; it can be a good strategy for ruling out diagnostic suspicion or referral bias, as exemplified by the association between oral contraceptive use and VT. Suppose that oral contraceptives would not cause VT, contrary to physicians beliefs. If a young woman presented with signs and symptoms of VT, knowing that she used oral contraceptives would sway her physician to refer her for diagnostic work-up, whereas the physician might not have referred her otherwise because thrombosis is unlikely in young women (2). Case-control studies enroll patients according to the diagnosis they receive and would thereby show a spurious association between oral contraceptives and VT because more case patients than controls would be using oral contraceptives. This hypothetical situation exemplifies the influence of diagnostic suspicion bias in case-control ...
Belara contraceptive pill - Hi there, I will appreciate your help. I tool belara contraceptive pill last month for acne reasons. This is the 21 pack pill. I took all the pill su? Several cycles. Oral hormonal therapy helps resolve acne in some women, but not others. It may take several cycles of use for results to be noticed. One pack is insufficient. Consult your doctor for more instructions on use.
There is interesting research around blobbing and contraception where randomised controlled trials have been conducted on extended oral contraceptive cycles. The fact that most women on OC take the pills in 21 days followed by a pill-free and bleeding week is not medically necessary. Women can stay on OC pretty much permanently with minimal spotting and few ill effects over the general OC side effects and recommendations for use over time (i.e limit to 8 years [pdf]). And yet many choose, if made aware of the choice, to allow for a pill-free period if not monthly than every three or so months. This suggests that there may be a desire to menstruate which may be for a number of reasons: confirming no pregnancy, excuse for not having sex, the ancient Greek feeling of menstrual catharsis ...
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Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin that is an analog to spironolactone. It is found in a number of birth control formulations. Drospirenone differs from other synthetic progestins in that its pharmacological profile in preclinical studies shows it to be closer to the natural progesterone. As such it has anti-mineralocorticoid properties, counteracts the estrogen-stimulated activity of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, and is not androgenic. It was shown in animal studies that drospirenone exhibits antiandrogenic activity judging from accessory sex gland growth in castrated, androgen-treated, juvenile rats.
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oral contraceptive definition: A pill, typically containing estrogen or progesterone, that inhibits ovulation and therefore prevents conception. Also known as birth prevention supplement.; a contraceptive…
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- The combined oral contraceptive pill ( COCP ), often referred to as the birth control pill or colloquially as " the pill ", is a type of birth control that is designed to be taken orally. (wikipedia.org)
- As of 2012, 16% of U.S. women aged 15-44 reported being on the birth control pill, making it the most widely used contraceptive method among women of that age range. (wikipedia.org)
- One third of women aged 16-49 in the United Kingdom currently use either the combined pill or progestogen-only pill , compared with only 1% of women in Japan. (wikipedia.org)
- For instance, someone using oral forms of hormonal birth control might be given incorrect information by a health care provider as to the frequency of intake, forget to take the pill one day, or simply not go to the pharmacy on time to renew the prescription. (wikipedia.org)
- The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill ( COCP ), often referred to as " the Pill ", is a combination of an estrogen ( oestrogen ) and a progestin (progestogen), taken by mouth to inhibit normal fertility. (bionity.com)
- The combined contraceptive pill is an extremely efficient method of contraception, and one of the most popular types of contraceptives in the UK - which is why roughly 3.5 million women in Britain are using it as their preferred method of pregnancy prevention. (euroclinix.net)
- Also referred to simply as 'the pill', the combined contraceptive pill is an oral tablet that contains both oestrogen and progestogen and is proven to be 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. (euroclinix.net)
- The pill' is a common term for the combined contraceptive pill. (euroclinix.net)
- That works out as roughly 1 in 3 of all women of reproductive age who are using the combined pill as their method of pregnancy prevention. (euroclinix.net)
- Each combined contraceptive tablet contains a combination of oestrogen and progestogen with the individual names of hormones varying from each pill, and there are multiple brands available in the UK. (euroclinix.net)
- When used correctly, all brands of the combined pill are over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy, as well as having a whole host of other benefits. (euroclinix.net)
- When used correctly - e.g. not missing a couple of pills and starting the new pack at the correct time - all combined pill brands are nearly 100% effective at preventing conception. (euroclinix.net)
- Depending on the type of combined pill, there are a number of other advantages to taking 'the pill', which may ellipse this primary aim. (euroclinix.net)
- In fact you can be prescribed certain types of combined pill without needing to use it as a form of pregnancy prevention. (euroclinix.net)
- These additional advantages will depend on the brand of combined pill you are taking, and will be advised by a medical professional. (euroclinix.net)
- The combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) is commonly used to treat pain associated with endometriosis but how well it works is unclear. (cochrane.org)
- 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. (healthcanal.com)
- The new findings by Dr Ingela Lindh and her colleagues at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Sweden, show that women who used the combined oral contraceptive pill suffered less severe pain compared with women who did not use it. (healthcanal.com)
- Information about the effects of COC use on painful periods should be included in contraceptive counselling, as it has been shown that women who experience a beneficial effect of COCs other than contraception, such as a reduction in dysmenorrhoea, are more likely to continue with the pill. (healthcanal.com)
- While the name implies pill use, the issues are the same after cessation of other combined hormonal methods (contraceptive patch and ring). (managingcontraception.com)
- It provides 84 days of a low-dose, combined active pill containing levonorgestrel 100 µg and ethinyl estradiol 20 µg. (dovepress.com)
- The combined oral contraceptive pill ( COCP ), often referred to as the birth control pill or colloquially as " the pill ", is a birth control method that includes a combination of an estrogen ( estradiol ) and a progestogen ( progestin ). (worldebookfair.com)
- The hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle affect this reaction, so all participants were taking the monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. (thefreedictionary.com)
- After laparoscopic surgery, patients were randomized to three groups: in Group A (n = 52) oral contraceptive (OC) was administered one pill a day, continuous for 63 days without intervals, in Group B (n = 52) OC was administered as above and then Dan'e mixture was added 30 g/day for the latter 30 days, and in control Group C (n = 52) patients tried to get pregnant after surgery without complementary treatment. (biomedcentral.com)
- Symptoms associated with the combined pill such as mastalgia dysmenorrhoea and breakthrough bleeding may be more common in early cycles than with COP. (2womenshealth.com)
- Some antibiotics, such as rifampicin and rifabutin, can reduce the effectiveness of the combined oral contraceptive pill . (www.nhs.uk)
- One group was given pills with no effect (placebos) and the other group was given contraceptive pills containing ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel, the most common form of combined contraceptive pill in Sweden and many other countries. (medindia.net)
- Correct use means not missing any pills, re-starting the pill on time after the pill-free week and taking extra contraceptive precautions when necessary - see below. (patient.info)
- What type of contraceptive pill is Cilest? (blogspot.com)
- Unlike some of the other popular hormonal contraceptive pills, Cilest is a monophasic pill. (blogspot.com)
- Besides, this combined birth control pill is found effective in reducing the risk of cancer of the endometrium and the ovary. (blogspot.com)
- The combination pill is called that because it uses two synthetic hormones -- an estrogen and a progestin -- to prevent pregnancy through an oral medication. (scarleteen.com)
- If you have had unprotected sex, your condom broke, or you missed taking your contraceptive pill during the last 72 hours, you should access emergency contraception as soon as possible if you haven't already. (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- Progesterone is one of the hormones used in the oral contraceptive pill. (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- Ethinyl estradiol 35 mcg and norgestimate 0.25 mg (oral) will be taken as one tablet daily for 21 days per month followed by a 7-day pill-free period per cycle. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The oral contraceptive pill is the most commonly used birth control method. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Drospirenone is sold as a combined birth control pill under the brand names Yasmin (US, EU, Latin America), Jasmine (France), Yarina (Russia) in a dosage containing drospirenone 3 mg/ethinylestradiol 30 µg. (wikipedia.org)
- The combined oral contraceptive pill is a common method of contraception in New Zealand alongside the progestogen-only pill (mini pill). (wikipedia.org)
- As of February 2017, the government subsidised three formulations of the combined oral contraceptive pill (ethinyloestradiol with norethisterone, ethinyloestradiol with desogestrel, and ethinyloestradiol with levonorgestrel), and two formulations of the progestogen-only pill (levonorgestrel and norethisterone). (wikipedia.org)
- Women who take oral contraceptives containing gestodene are 5.6 times as likely to develop venous thromboembolism than women who do not take any contraceptive pill, and 1.6 times as likely to develop venous thromboembolism compared to women taking oral contraceptives containing levonorgestrel. (wikipedia.org)
- Forms of EC include: Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs)-sometimes simply referred to as emergency contraceptives (ECs) or the "morning-after pill"-are medications intended to disrupt or delay ovulation or fertilization, which are necessary for pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
- The theoretical efficacy is similar to that of the combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP). (wikipedia.org)
- Intermediate-dose progestogen-only contraceptives, such as the progestogen-only pill Cerazette (or the subdermal implant Nexplanon), allow some follicular development (part of the steps of ovulation) but much more consistently inhibit ovulation in 97-99% of cycles. (wikipedia.org)
- Princeton University's Emergency Contraception Website (not-2-late.com) list of All information regarding pill brands and dosage was provided by List of oral contraceptives that can be used for emergency contraception in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- The findings of the study showed that there was a clear increase in sexual intercourse among young single women after the advent of the contraceptive pill in 1961. (wikipedia.org)
- The combined oral contraceptive pill became available, though initially only to married women. (wikipedia.org)
- Controversy was sparked when a 12-year-old girl who had recently undergone an abortion was put on the contraceptive pill with her parents' consent by gynecologist Dr Mary Wilson at Calthorpe nursing home in Birmingham. (wikipedia.org)
- April 9 - Gregory Goodwin Pincus (died 1967), American biologist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- Mestranol/norethynodrel was the first combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) being mestranol and norethynodrel. (wikipedia.org)
- Women's trials: the approval of the first oral contraceptive pill in the United States and Great Britain" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
- On the Pill: A Social History of Oral Contraceptives, 1950-1970. (wikipedia.org)
- The original hormonal method-the combined oral contraceptive pill-was first marketed as a contraceptive in 1960. (wikipedia.org)
- They have been shown to be as effective as the combined oral contraceptive pill with perfect use, and the patch may be more effective in typical use. (wikipedia.org)
- Pincus and Rock felt confident that the combined oral contraceptive pill they had developed was ready for consumers in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- August 22 - Gregory Goodwin Pincus (born 1903), American biologist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1970, Nelson called for Congressional hearings on the safety of combined oral contraceptive pills, which were famously called "The Nelson Pill Hearings. (wikipedia.org)
- The combined oral contraceptive pill was developed by the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology in the Worcester suburb of Shrewsbury. (wikipedia.org)
- One of Beral's first interests as a professional epidemiologist was the combined oral contraceptive pill because of work she had previously done in family planning. (wikipedia.org)
- Although Beral has moved on to other projects, this is still one area in which the data have yet to provide support for her initial instinct that the contraceptive pill, like pregnancy, will eventually be shown to protect against breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
- His work on metabolism in pharmacology and the use of steroid hormones contributed to the development of the combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- The drug is also available in a quadriphasic oral contraceptive pill combined with estradiol valerate, marketed as Natazia in the United States and Qlaira in some European countries and Russia. (wikipedia.org)
- Two types of female oral contraceptive pill, taken once per day, are widely available: The combined oral contraceptive pill contains estrogen and a progestin The progestogen-only pill Ormeloxifene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator which offers the benefit of only having to be taken once a week. (wikipedia.org)
- Before surgical intervention in adolescents, symptoms can be relieved by the combined oral contraceptive pill taken continuously to suppress the menstrual cycle or NSAIDs to relieve pain. (wikipedia.org)
- Dr. Gregory Goodwin Pincus (April 9, 1903 - August 22, 1967) was an American biologist and researcher who co-invented the combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- He is best known for his contribution to the development of oral contraceptive pills, nicknamed the father of the pill. (wikipedia.org)
- This became part of one of the first successful combined oral contraceptive pills, known colloquially as the birth-control pill, or simply, the Pill. (wikipedia.org)
- The break week is comparable to the placebo week for combined oral contraceptive pills ("the Pill"), and the contraceptive effect is maintained during this period. (wikipedia.org)
- Use of all barrier methods, but especially cervical barriers, dropped dramatically after the 1960s introduction of the combined oral contraceptive pill and the intrauterine device. (wikipedia.org)
- Diosgenin extracted from Dioscorea composita was instrumental in the development of the combined oral contraceptive pill in the 1960s - and also for the development of cortisone treatments of arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
- This eventually led to the development at Syntex of the combined oral contraceptive pill and synthetic cortisone - and to the development of the Mexican barbasco trade. (wikipedia.org)
- This resulted in Enovid by G. D. Searle & Company, the first oral contraceptive and a combination of 9.85 mg noretynodrel and 150 μg mestranol per pill. (wikipedia.org)
- Sexual Chemistry: A History of the Contraceptive Pill. (wikipedia.org)
- Other drugs introduced during this time include Isordil, a vasodilator for treatment of angina, Dryvax, a freeze-dried smallpox vaccine, and Ovral, a combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- This may occur following prolonged continuous courses of the combined oral contraceptive pill (e.g. where several packets are taken without a withdrawal gap in order to defer menstruation). (wikipedia.org)
- With the discovery of the chemical properties of the barbasco root, world market prices for steroids and other synthetic hormones plummeted - making them feasible for large scale production of medicines for common ailments such as arthritis or Addison's disease, and eventually as the basis for the combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- Copper T intrauterine device (IUD) or levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUD) Hormonal methods Implant Injection Combined oral contraceptives Progestin-only pill Patch Hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring Emergency contraception Barrier methods Diaphragm or cervical cap Male condom Female condom Spermicides Fertility awareness-based methods Family planning Fertility Awareness Abstinence Female sterilization Transcervical sterilization Hormonal contraception is the most popular method of contraception among women in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
- May 9 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announces that it will approve birth control as an additional indication for G. D. Searle's Enovid, making it the world's first approved combined oral contraceptive pill. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1964, the contraceptive pill was chosen by the US Department of Patents as one of the 40 registered more important inventions between 1794 and 1964. (wikipedia.org)
- It was best known for the development of the combined oral contraceptive pill by Pincus and Min Chueh Chang, an important development in modern birth control, and for pioneering research on in vitro fertilization by Chang. (wikipedia.org)
- Xenoestrogens include pharmacological estrogens (estrogenic action is an intended effect, as in the drug ethinylestradiol used in contraceptive pill), but other chemicals may also have estrogenic effects. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined oral contraceptive pills are a type of oral medication that is designed to be taken every day, at the same time of day, in order to prevent pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
- Non-randomized, comparative study (1:1 allocation) to study interactions between nevirapine-containing antiretroviral therapies and combined oral contraceptive pills. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The avoidance of menstruation through extended or continuous administration (greater than 28 days of active pills) of combination oral contraceptives (COCs) has gained legitimacy through its use in treating endometriosis, dysmenorrhea, and menstruation-associated symptoms. (nih.gov)
- All combined pills can help to alleviate any symptoms associated with your period, however if you experience particularly painful or sporadic periods, there may be a certain type of combined oral contraceptive that is more suitable than others. (euroclinix.net)
- Combined oral contraceptive pills should be taken at the same time each day. (worldebookfair.com)
- Most brands of combined pills are packaged in one of two different packet sizes, with days marked off for a 28 day cycle. (worldebookfair.com)
- Effect of combined oral contraceptive pills on lipid profile blood pressure and body mass index in women of child bearing age. (thefreedictionary.com)
- In contrast, the generally acknowledged requirement for combined oral contraceptive pills to suppress the HPO axis is seven days (23). (thefreedictionary.com)
- The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of combined oral contraceptive pills on lipid profile in females of reproductive age group. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Evra is just as effective as the combined oral contraceptive pills. (2womenshealth.com)
- The main division is between combined oral contraceptive pills , containing both estrogens and synthetic progestogens ( progestins ), and progestogen only pills . (wikipedia.org)
- Combined oral contraceptive pills also come in varying types, including varying doses of estrogen, and whether the dose of estrogen or progestogen changes from week to week. (wikipedia.org)
- Oral contraceptives are commonly called birth control pills. (cancer.net)
- Very little is known about the effects of oral contraceptive pills, despite their increased consumption worldwide. (medindia.net)
- New findings state that a commonly used combination of contraceptive pills containing ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel negatively impacts women's quality of life. (medindia.net)
- A common combination of oral contraceptive pills has been shown to negatively impact women's quality of life. (medindia.net)
- The combination that included etinylestradiol and levonorgestrel, is recommended in many countries as the first choice due to its least risk of thrombosis among the other combinations of contraceptive pills. (medindia.net)
- Despite the fact that an estimated 100 million women around the world use contraceptive pills we know surprisingly little today about the pill's effect on women's health. (medindia.net)
- The results showed that women on contraceptive pills estimated their quality of life to be significantly lower compared to the placebo group. (medindia.net)
- Contraceptive pills did not increase depressive symptoms. (medindia.net)
- This might in some cases be a contributing cause of low compliance and irregular use of contraceptive pills. (medindia.net)
- This possible degradation of quality of life should be paid attention to and taken into account in conjunction with prescribing of contraceptive pills and when choosing a method of contraception," says Niklas Zethraeus. (medindia.net)
- The findings from this combination cannot be generalized to other kinds of combinations of contraceptive pills because they may have a different risk profile and side-effects. (medindia.net)
- Oral contraceptive or birth control pills contain hormones that prevent pregnancy. (medindia.net)
- Combined oral contraceptive pills have made a name for themselves, thanks to their near 100% efficacy in preventing pregnancy. (blogspot.com)
- Cilest is a relatively recent entry to the long list of combined pills that are currently available on the market. (blogspot.com)
- Cilest contraceptive pills can decrease the risk of pregnancy by changing your normal menstrual cycle. (blogspot.com)
- You need to take Cilest contraceptive pills for 21 days at a stretch, followed by a week's gap during which you will be on placebo. (blogspot.com)
- You should start taking Cilest contraceptive pills after 7 days, even with ongoing menstrual bleeding. (blogspot.com)
- 121doc offers prescription contraceptive pills like Cilest after free online consultation. (blogspot.com)
- The CHCs being reviewed are sometimes referred to as 'third-generation' or 'fourth-generation' contraceptives and are available as pills, skin patches and vaginal rings. (europa.eu)
- The first generation of contraceptive pills, developed in the 1960s, used a high concentration of oestrogen with no progestogen component. (europa.eu)
- The Royal College of General Practitioners' (RCGP) Oral Contraception Study is one of the world's largest continuing investigations into the health effects of contraceptive pills. (bmj.com)
- To estimate whether there is any association of long-term use of combined oral contraceptive pills (OCP) with adverse endometrial growth. (ovid.com)
- Gestodene is neutral in terms of androgenic activity, meaning that contraceptive pills containing gestodene do not exhibit the androgenic side effects (e.g., acne, hirsutism) sometimes associated with second-generation contraceptive pills such as those containing levonorgestrel. (wikipedia.org)
- The estrogen dosage in third-generation contraceptive pills (including those containing gestodene) is lower than that in second-generation oral contraceptives, reducing the likelihood of weight gain, breast tenderness, and migraine. (wikipedia.org)
- The high-dose formulations are used to treat prostate cancer and certain other androgen-related indications while the low-dose formulations which also have an estrogen are used as combined birth control pills and are used in menopausal hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
- Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) (sometimes referred to as emergency hormonal contraception, EHC) may contain higher doses of the same hormones (estrogens, progestins, or both) found in regular combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Three types of emergency contraceptive pills are available: combined estrogen and progestin pills, progestin-only (levonorgestrel, LNG) pills, and antiprogestin (ulipristal acetate or mifepristone) pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Progestin-only and antiprogestin pills are available as dedicated (specifically packaged for use as) emergency contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined estrogen and progestin pills are no longer available as dedicated emergency contraceptive pills, but certain regular combined oral contraceptive pills may be used as emergency contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Progestin-only emergency contraceptive pills contain levonorgestrel, either as a single tablet or as a split dose of two tablets taken 12 hours apart, effective up to 72 hours after intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined estrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestin (levonorgestrel or norgestrel) pills used to be available as dedicated emergency contraceptive pills under several brand names: Schering PC4, Tetragynon, Neoprimavlar, and Preven (in the United States) but were withdrawn after more effective dedicated progestin-only (levonorgestrel) emergency contraceptive pills with fewer side effects became available. (wikipedia.org)
- If other more effective dedicated emergency contraceptive pills (levonorgestrel, ulipristal acetate, or mifepristone) are not available, specific combinations of regular combined oral contraceptive pills can be taken in split doses 12 hours apart (the Yuzpe regimen), effective up to 72 hours after intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved this off-label use of certain brands of regular combined oral contraceptive pills in 1997. (wikipedia.org)
- As of 2014, there are 26 brands of regular combined oral contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel or norgestrel available in the United States that can be used in the emergency contraceptive Yuzpe regimen. (wikipedia.org)
- Use of emergency contraceptive pills would reduce this number by 75 percent, to 20 women. (wikipedia.org)
- Today, EE is found in almost all combined forms of birth control pills and is nearly the exclusive estrogen used for this purpose, making it one of if not the most widely used estrogens. (wikipedia.org)
- Norethisterone is used as a hormonal contraceptive in combination with an estrogen - usually ethinylestradiol (EE) - in combined oral contraceptive pills and alone in progestogen-only pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Extended or continuous cycle combined oral contraceptive pills are a packaging of combined oral contraceptive pills (COCPs) that reduce or eliminate the withdrawal bleeding that would occur once every 28 days in traditionally packaged COCPs. (wikipedia.org)
- It is used alone in progestogen-only pills ("mini pills") and in combination with the estrogen ethinylestradiol in combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- This is followed by a number of hormone-based methods including oral pills, patches, vaginal rings, and injections. (wikipedia.org)
- In women who are breastfeeding, progestin-only methods are preferred over combined oral birth control pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Progestogen-only pills or progestin-only pills (POP) are contraceptive pills that contain only synthetic progestogens (progestins) and do not contain estrogen. (wikipedia.org)
- Lacking the estrogen of combined pills, they are not associated with increased risks of deep vein thrombosis or heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
- Like combined pills, the minipill decreases the likelihood of pelvic inflammatory disease. (wikipedia.org)
- Very-low-dose progestogen-only contraceptives, such as traditional progestogen-only pills (and subdermal implants Norplant and Jadelle and intrauterine systems Progestasert and Mirena), inconsistently inhibit ovulation in ~50% of cycles and rely mainly on their progestogenic effect of thickening the cervical mucus, thereby reducing sperm viability and penetration. (wikipedia.org)
- These hormones are administered as a number of combined oral contraceptive pills (COCPs). (wikipedia.org)
- Many common combined oral contraceptive pills could be used for the Yuzpe regimen, although their manufacturers did not label the pills for this use. (wikipedia.org)
- Further, in February 1997, the FDA declared emergency contraceptive use of certain birth control pills, following the Yuzpe regimen, as safe and effective. (wikipedia.org)
- Schering's best-known products are probably its brands of combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- This includes progesterone which in turn was used in early combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Hormonal birth control methods such as birth control pills, the contraceptive patch, vaginal ring, contraceptive implant, and hormonal IUD are used to treat cramping and pain associated with primary dysmenorrhea. (wikipedia.org)
- The drug was a combination of estrogen and progesterone, the same hormones used in modern combined female oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- The drug used in this trial was a much higher dosage than oral contraceptive pills prescribed today. (wikipedia.org)
- Dr. Stern was also interested in the possible connections between combined oral contraceptive pills and cervical cancer. (wikipedia.org)
- Acanthosis nigricans has been linked to the use of nicotinic acid, glucocorticoid use, combined oral contraceptive pills, and growth hormone therapy. (wikipedia.org)
- Protective factors include use of combined oral contraceptive pills (low dose estrogen and progestin), and prior use of a contraceptive intrauterine device. (wikipedia.org)
- It may also alter the effectiveness of combined oral contraceptive pills because of its effect on the gut flora. (wikipedia.org)
- Menstruation and accompanying lung collapse can be suppressed with hormone therapy, like with Lupron Depot, danazol or extended cycle combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Hormonal bleeding problems during the reproductive years, if bothersome to the woman, are frequently managed by use of combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Oral contraceptives, abbreviated OCPs, also known as birth control pills, are medications taken by mouth for the purpose of birth control. (wikipedia.org)
- It has a failure rate of about 1-2% with ideal use which is slightly less effective than found for combined oral contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- As such, contraceptive vaginal rings do not necessarily appear to pose a lower risk of thrombosis than do birth control pills. (wikipedia.org)
- The benefits of the ring include: once-a-month self-administered use offering convenience, ease of use and privacy (most users and most partners do not feel the ring, and of those who do, most do not object to it) lower estrogen exposure than with combined oral contraceptive pills or the contraceptive patch Ortho Evra. (wikipedia.org)
- Initial treatment often involve contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- Usually, oral combined contraceptive or progesterone only pills may be taken for a few months, but for longer-term treatment the alternatives of injected Depo Provera or the more recent progesterone releasing IntraUterine System (IUS) may be used. (wikipedia.org)
- The following is a list of countries that allow access to dedicated-purpose emergency contraceptive pills. (wikipedia.org)
- In Romania emergency contraceptive pills are sold over the counter. (wikipedia.org)
- Among his multiple contributions to world science is the synthesis on October 15, 1951, when Miramontes was only 26 years old, of norethisterone (norethindrone), that was to become the progestin used in one of the first three oral contraceptives (combined oral contraceptive pills). (wikipedia.org)
- A study in 2012, with the largest cohort of IUD and implant users to date, found that the risk of contraceptive failure for those using oral contraceptive pills, the birth control patch, or the vaginal ring was 17 to 20 times higher than the risk for those using long-acting reversible contraception. (wikipedia.org)
- Other reversible methods, such as oral contraceptive pills, the birth control patch, or the vaginal ring require daily, weekly, or monthly action by the user. (wikipedia.org)
- LARC methods traditionally have a higher up-front cost, between $800 and $900 in the United States, as compared to other methods such as oral contraceptive pills, the patch, and the vaginal ring. (wikipedia.org)
- The relative risk of venous thrombosis for combined oral contraceptives with 30-35 μg ethinylestradiol and gestodene, desogestrel, cyproterone acetate, or drospirenone were similar and about 50-80% higher than for combined oral contraceptives with levonorgestrel. (who.int)
- Micronised oral progesterone (100 or 200mg) has fewer androgenic and unwanted adverse effects compared with progestogens such as norethisterone and levonorgestrel,' say the RCOG. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
- Effects of a monophasic combined oral contraceptive containing nomegestrol acetate and 17β-oestradiol compared with one containing levonorgestrel a. (nih.gov)
- To compare the effects of a combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing nomegestrol acetate and 17β-oestradiol (NOMAC/E2) on haemostasis, lipids, carbohydrate metabolism, C-reactive protein (CRP) and sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) with those of a COC containing levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol (LNG/EE). (nih.gov)
- The contraceptive tested contained ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg and levonorgestrel 0.15 mg. (nih.gov)
- All COC increase the risk of VT, but those containing third-generation progestogens (desogestrel and gestodene) augment the VT risk approximately twofold compared to oral contraceptives containing second-generation progestogens (levonorgestrel and norgestrel). (bmj.com)
- A combined oral contraceptive (150 μg levonorgestrel and 30 μg ethinylestradiol) or placebo for 3 months of treatment. (ovid.com)
- This study shows no negative impact of a levonorgestrel-containing oral contraceptive on overall sexual function, although three of seven sexual function domains were adversely affected. (ovid.com)
- Dieben, Thom O.M. 2005-03-01 00:00:00 This open-label, randomized, Phase III study compared the efficacy and tolerability of and compliance with NuvaRing, a combined contraceptive vaginal ring releasing 15 μg of ethinylestradiol (EE) and 120 μg of etonogestrel daily, with those of and with a combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing 150 μg of levonorgestrel (LNG) and 30 μg of EE. (deepdyve.com)
- Progestagen-only preparations caused changes of anticoagulant parameters opposite to those of combined OCs, which in a number of cases were more pronounced with levonorgestrel. (bloodjournal.org)
- However, in 1995 and 1996, 4 studies reported that women who used so-called third-generation oral contraceptives containing desogestrel or gestodene were at higher risk of venous thromboembolism than users of oral contraceptives with the second-generation progestagen, levonorgestrel. (bloodjournal.org)
- SEASONALE (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets) is an extended-cycle combination oral contraceptive consisting of 84 pink active tablets each containing 0.15 mg of levonorgestrel, a synthetic progestin and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol, an estrogen , and 7 white inert tablets (without hormones). (rxlist.com)
- Contraceptive effectiveness of gestodene GSD was comparable to that of levonorgestrel LNG, and had similar pattern of spotting, breakthrough bleeding and absence of withdrawal bleeding. (duhnnae.com)
- However, the ratio of progestogenic to androgenic effects of gestodene is distinctly higher than that of levonorgestrel, and the increase in sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) levels (a marker of androgenicity) produced by oral contraceptives containing gestodene is slightly less than that produced by oral contraceptives containing desogestrel (which is known to be one of the more weakly androgenic 19-nortestosterone derivatives). (wikipedia.org)
- Randomised controlled trial of levonorgestrel versus the Yuzpe regimen of combined oral contraceptives for emergency contraception. (wikipedia.org)
- In Bulgaria, levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive (Escapelle) is available over-the counter without a prescription in pharmacies. (wikipedia.org)
- In 2002 levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive (NorLevo 750 µg) became available over-the-counter in pharmacies. (wikipedia.org)
- Following a January 2015 EU commission decision to make Ulipristal an over-the-counter emergency contraceptive, it as well as Levonorgestrel were made available OTC in German effective March 15, 2015. (wikipedia.org)
- Since January 2005, levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive (NorLevo 1.5 mg) has been available over-the-counter without a prescription in pharmacies and drug stores. (wikipedia.org)
- The two types of IUDs that exist for current contraceptive use are Copper T 380A and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system or Mirena. (wikipedia.org)
- Continuous or extended cycle vs. cyclic use of combined oral contraceptives for contraception. (nih.gov)
- There are other formulations of the combined hormonal contraception such as the transdermal patch, vaginal ring or combined injectable contraceptives which this review did not cover but should be considered in future updates. (cochrane.org)
- Liang S, Grossman D and Phillips KA, User characteristics and outof-pocket expenditures for progestin-only versus combined oral contraceptives , Contraception, 2012, 86(6):666-672. (thefreedictionary.com)
- The combined oral contraceptive (COC) is among the most widely used methods of contraception worldwide. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Women who discontinue oral contraception often substitute a less reliable method or no method at all, often leading to unintended pregnancy. (who.int)
- Current issues and available options in combined hormonal contraception. (springer.com)
- Zimmerman Y, Foidart J, Pintiaux A, Minon J, Fauser BCMJ, Cobey KD & Coelingh Bennink HJT (2015) Restoring testosterone levels by adding dehydroepiandrosterone to a drospirenone containing combined oral contraceptive: II Clinical effects, Contraception, 91 (2), pp. 134-142. (stir.ac.uk)
- Table 1 lists the typical accidental pregnancy rates for users of combined oral contraceptives and other methods of contraception. (drugs.com)
- While prescribing contraceptives and choosing a method of contraception, the possible degradation of quality of life should be taken into account. (medindia.net)
- Start contraceptive therapy with Mono-Linyah following the instructions in Table 1 for women not currently using hormonal contraception. (drugs.com)
- Health-care providers can use the summary table as a quick reference guide to the classifications for hormonal contraceptive methods and intrauterine contraception to compare classifications across these methods ( Box K1 ) ( Table K1 ). (cdc.gov)
- Women, men, and couples have increasing numbers of safe and effective choices for contraceptive methods, including long-acting reversible contraception methods such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants, to reduce the risk for an unintended pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
- Participants 46 112 women observed for up to 39 years, resulting in 378 006 woman years of observation among never users of oral contraception and 819 175 among ever users. (bmj.com)
- Results 1747 deaths occurred in never users of oral contraception and 2864 in ever users. (bmj.com)
- Compared with never users, ever users of oral contraception had a significantly lower rate of death from any cause (adjusted relative risk 0.88, 95% confidence interval 0.82 to 0.93). (bmj.com)
- The estimated absolute reduction in all cause mortality among ever users of oral contraception was 52 per 100 000 woman years. (bmj.com)
- The balance of risks and benefits, however, may vary globally, depending on patterns of oral contraception usage and background risk of disease. (bmj.com)
- Prolonged follow-up was needed to determine how long any risks or benefits last after oral contraception is stopped. (bmj.com)
- Sexual Dysfunction in Two Types of Hormonal Contraception: Combined Oral Contraceptives versus Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate', Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health , 5(1), pp. 806-813. (ac.ir)
- For women on various social security benefits, including girls who are dependent on a parent who receives a benefit, there is a contraceptive grant available which covers the cost of long-acting reversible contraception. (wikipedia.org)
- Intrauterine devices (IUDs)-usually used as a primary contraceptive method, but sometimes used as emergency contraception. (wikipedia.org)
- It is most commonly used as contraception in combined oral contraceptives (COC), also known as birth control, to prevent pregnancy after sex. (wikipedia.org)
- In most clinical studies of norethisterone for contraception or menopausal hormone therapy, the drug has been combined with an estrogen, and for this reason, it is difficult to determine which of the side effects were caused by norethisterone and which of them were caused by estrogen in such research. (wikipedia.org)
- Studies have shown its uses to be oral contraception, lessening premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and treatment of moderate acne in women over 14 years of age who choose an oral contraceptive for contraception. (wikipedia.org)
- Use an alternative method of contraception or a back-up method when enzyme inducers are used with COCs, and to continue back-up contraception for 28 days after discontinuing the enzyme inducer to ensure contraceptive reliability.CYP3A4 inhibitors such as itraconazole or ketoconazole may increase plasma hormone levels. (wikipedia.org)
- Immediate contraception, like physical barriers, include diaphragms, caps, the contraceptive sponge, and female condoms may be placed several hours before intercourse begins (note that when using the female condom, the penis must be guided into place when initiating intercourse). (wikipedia.org)
- They are taking any hormonal contraception that contain ethinylestradiol (often found in combined oral contraceptives or vaginal rings). (wikipedia.org)
- Progestogen-only injectable contraceptives (POICs) are a form of hormonal contraception and progestogen-only contraception that are administered by injection and providing long-lasting birth control. (wikipedia.org)
- Women under the age of thirty more commonly use hormonal oral contraception as their preferred method. (wikipedia.org)
- Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) are methods of birth control that provide effective contraception for an extended period without requiring user action. (wikipedia.org)
- The review compared different generations of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) and their associated risk of VTE. (who.int)
- A 30-year-old patient conceived a child while taking combined oral contraceptives (COCs) inconsistently. (aafp.org)
- Is the use of contraceptive patches or vaginal rings more effective or safer than COCs? (aafp.org)
- To compare the contraceptive effectiveness, cycle control, compliance, and safety of the skin patch or the vaginal ring versus combination oral contraceptives (COCs). (aafp.org)
- ABSTRACT We carried out a retrospective cross-sectional study on 500 women in Isfahan who started taking combined oral contraceptives (COCs) during the period 21 March 1995-20 March 1997. (who.int)
- Although considerable work has been done on contraceptives in the Islamic Republic of Iran, little is known about the continuation rate of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) and problems concerning their use. (who.int)
- Objectives: Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) decrease androgen levels, including testosterone (T), which may be associated with sexual dysfunction and mood complaints in some women. (stir.ac.uk)
- Previous data from our group suggested that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) may worsen insulin sensitivity particularly in obese women, but limited information on insulin clearance is available in obese women or African-American women. (vcu.edu)
- While there are a variety of contraceptive options for patients to choose among, this article will address combined oral contraceptives (COCs). (psychcentral.com)
- Combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) include low-dose (containing ≤35 μ g ethinyl estradiol) combined oral contraceptives (COCs), the combined hormonal patch, and the combined vaginal ring ( Box D1 ) ( Table D1 ). (cdc.gov)
- Pending further studies, the evidence available for recommendations about COCs applies to the recommendations for the combined hormonal patch and vaginal ring. (cdc.gov)
- Pharmacodynamics of combined estrogen-progestin oral contraceptives: Effects on metabolism. (medworm.com)
- this guidance states that the advantages of progestin-only injectable contraceptive use (including depot medroxyprogesterone acetate [DMPA]) by women at high risk for HIV infection outweigh the theoretical or proven risks (U.S. MEC category 2). (cdc.gov)
- In March 2017, based on newly published studies ( 6 ), and after considering factors such as the balance of benefits and harms and ethical principles of ensuring informed contraceptive choice, WHO updated its recommendations on the safety of progestin-only injectable use among women at high risk for HIV infection from MEC category 1 to MEC category 2 (advantages of using the method generally outweigh the theoretical or proven risks). (cdc.gov)
- They consist of monthly injections of combined formulations containing an estrogen and a progestin to prevent pregnancy . (wikipedia.org)
- In addition to contraindications common to all combined estrogen-progestin medications, drospirenone-containing medications are contraindicated in women with severe renal insufficiency according to European Medicines Agency (EMA)-approved labels, and contraindicated in women with renal insufficiency, adrenal insufficiency, or liver disease according to FDA-approved labels. (wikipedia.org)
- Other combined hormonal contraceptives (those containing both an estrogen and a progestin) may also be used in an extended or continuous cycle. (wikipedia.org)
- Since estrogen circulating in the blood can negatively feedback to reduce circulating levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH), most oral contraceptives contain ethinylestradiol, along with a progestin (synthetic progestogen). (wikipedia.org)
- There are two main types of hormonal contraceptive formulations: combined methods which contain both an estrogen and a progestin, and progestogen-only methods which contain only progesterone or one of its synthetic analogues (progestins). (wikipedia.org)
- A contraceptive patch, also known as "the patch", is a transdermal patch applied to the skin that releases synthetic estrogen and progestin hormones to prevent pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
- The 20 cm² Ortho Evra contraceptive patch contains 750 µg ethinylestradiol (an estrogen) and 6000 µg norelgestromin (a progestin). (wikipedia.org)
- Ethinylestradiol/norelgestromin (brand names Ortho Evra, Evra, Xulane) is a contraceptive patch containing the estrogen ethinylestradiol and the progestin norelgestromin which is marketed in the United States, Canada, Europe, and elsewhere in the world. (wikipedia.org)
- In females, the most common use of MPA is as an oral or depot-injected contraceptive and also as the progestin component of menopausal hormone therapy to prevent endometrial hyperplasia and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
- Tosagestin (INN, USAN) (developmental code name Org 30659), also known as 11-methylene-δ15-norethisterone or 17α-ethynyl-11-methylene-19-nor-δ15-testosterone, is a selective, steroidal progestin of the 19-nortestosterone group that was under development by Organon in the United States and Europe as a hormonal contraceptive (in combination with ethinylestradiol) and for the treatment of menopausal symptoms but was never marketed. (wikipedia.org)
- Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel (brand names NuvaRing) is a contraceptive vaginal ring containing the estrogen ethinylestradiol and the progestin etonogestrel which is marketed in the United States and Europe. (wikipedia.org)
- Hormones are released continuously from NuvaRing, thus peak and total estrogen and progestin doses are significantly lower than with combined oral contraceptives, but what effect this has on the risk of blood clots has not been established. (wikipedia.org)
- Mestranol/norethisterone (brand names Norethin, Noriday, Norinyl, Norquen, Ortho-Novum, others) is a combination of the estrogen ethinylestradiol and the progestin norethisterone (norethindrone) which was introduced in 1963 and was the second combined oral contraceptive to be marketed, following mestranol/noretynodrel in 1960. (wikipedia.org)
- NETA, also known as norethinyltestosterone acetate, as well as 17α-ethynyl-19-nortestosterone 17β-acetate or 17α-ethynylestra-4-en-17β-ol-3-one 17β-acetate, is a progestin, or synthetic progestogen, of the 19-nortestosterone group, and a synthetic estrane steroid. (wikipedia.org)
- tentative brand name Estelle) is a combination of estetrol, an estrogen, and drospirenone, a progestin, which is under development by Estetra S.A. as a combined oral contraceptive for the prevention of pregnancy in women. (wikipedia.org)
- Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cárdenas (March 16, 1925 - September 13, 2004) was a Mexican chemist known as the co-inventor of the progestin norethisterone used in one of the first three oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- These formulations are all indicated specifically for contraceptive purposes. (wikipedia.org)
- and there are a number of progestogen-only contraceptive formulations. (wikipedia.org)
- Oral contraceptives come in a variety of formulations. (wikipedia.org)
- Certain serious complications occasionally caused by estrogen-containing contraceptives are not believed to be caused by progestogen-only formulations: deep vein thrombosis is one example of this. (wikipedia.org)
- While unpredictable breakthrough bleeding is a possible side effect for all hormonal contraceptives, it is more common with progestogen-only formulations. (wikipedia.org)
- Higher doses of the patch and oral formulations, whether in combination with the older non-selective MAOIs or in combination with the reversible MAO-A inhibitor moclobemide, require a low tyramine diet. (wikipedia.org)
- Although most mestranol-containing oral contraceptive formulations have been discontinued, the combination remains available today in the United States in a single formulation under the brand name Norinyl 1+50 28-Day. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined injectable contraceptives ( CICs ) are a form of hormonal birth control for women. (wikipedia.org)
- Estradiol, mainly as esters including estradiol valerate, estradiol cypionate, and estradiol enanthate, is the exclusive estrogen used in combined injectable contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- While women using combined injectable contraceptives may experience amenorrhea (lack of periods), they typically have predictable bleeding comparable to that of women using COCPs. (wikipedia.org)
- Results of experience with a low-oestrogen combined contraceptive in 1,085 women showed that a dosage of less than 50 μg is compatible with satisfactory cycle control and efficacy. (bmj.com)
- Study findings were similar between 28-day and extended cycles in regard to contraceptive efficacy (i.e., pregnancy rates) and safety profiles. (nih.gov)
- The primary purpose of this study is to assess contraceptive efficacy, vaginal bleeding patterns (cycle control), general safety and acceptability of the nomegestrol acetate-estradiol (NOMAC-E2) combined oral contraceptive (COC) in a large group of women aged 18-50 years. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Efficacy and safety of a contraceptive vaginal ring (NuvaRing) compared with a combined oral. (deepdyve.com)
- The study was conducted to assess the safety and efficacy of a combined oral contraceptive, YAZ, containing 3 mg drospirenone/20 μg ethinyl estradiol administered in a 24/4 regimen. (springer.com)
- Secondary objectives included assessing contraceptive efficacy, cycle control, and bleeding patterns among subjects with and without preceding abortion, along with efficacy in moderate acne vulgaris. (springer.com)
- Bachmann G, Sulak PJ, Sampson-Landers C, Benda N, Marr J. Efficacy and safety of a low-dose 24-day combined oral contraceptive containing 20 micrograms ethinylestradiol and 3 mg drospirenone. (springer.com)
- The efficacy of these contraceptive methods, except sterilization, the IUD, and the NORPLANT System depends upon the reliability with which they are used. (drugs.com)
- Five clinical trials were carried out for these labeled uses, "including a one-year contraceptive efficacy study, two 3-cycle studies in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and two 6-cycle studies in women with moderate acne. (wikipedia.org)
- GnRH can be combined with estrogen and progestogen (add-back therapy) without loss of efficacy but with fewer hypoestrogenic symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
- Contraceptive efficacy is reduced if the ring is removed, accidentally expelled, or left outside of the vagina for more than three hours. (wikipedia.org)
- The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have produced new guidelines for premenstrual syndrome, advising that combined oral contraceptives containing drospirenone should be considered as a first-line treatment. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
- The objective of these study was to evaluate the effect of the use of a contraceptive containing 20 mcg of ethinyl estradiol and 3mg of drospirenone in the autonomic nervous system in healthy women. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Drospirenone DRSP was similar compared to desogestrel DSG regarding contraceptive effectiveness, cycle control and side effects. (duhnnae.com)
- While all oral contraceptives can increase the risk for venous thrombembolic events, including fatal blood clots, several studies have reported a greater risk for women taking contraceptives containing drospirenone. (wikipedia.org)
- When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became concerned about the risks of drospirenone, they funded studies based on the medical records of more than 800,000 women taking oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- They found that the risk of VTE, which includes dangerous and potentially fatal blood clots, was 93% higher for women who had been taking oral contraceptives made with drospirenone for only 3 months or less and 290% higher for women taking drospirenone oral contraceptives for 7-12 months, compared to women taking other types of oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- Ethinylestradiol/drospirenone/levomefolic acid (trade names Beyaz, Safyral) is an oral contraceptive developed by Bayer. (wikipedia.org)
- Its contraceptive ingredients are ethinylestradiol, an estrogen and drospirenone, a synthetic progestogen, making it a combined oral contraceptive (COC). (wikipedia.org)
- This product combines drospirenone, an analogue of spironolactone that has both antimineralocorticoid and antiandrogenic effects with an estrogen plus folate supplementation. (wikipedia.org)
- Aside from cyproterone acetate and chlormadinone acetate, a few other progestins used in oral contraceptives and/or in menopausal HRT including dienogest, drospirenone, medrogestone, and nomegestrol acetate also have varying degrees of AR antagonistic activity. (wikipedia.org)
- EDITOR,--It is understandable that last week's BMJ should devote considerable space to the Committee on Safety of Medicines' recent advice 1 on combined oral contraceptives and venous thromboembolism. (bmj.com)
- In particular, the excess risk of venous thromboembolism with combined oral contraceptives containing desogestrel or gestodene is 15 per 100000 users per year, not 15 per 100000 women. (bmj.com)
- Hormonal contraceptive therapy is known to increase risk of venous thrombosis. (who.int)
- Com-bined oral contraceptives: venous thrombosis. (who.int)
- Combined oral contraceptive (COC) use has been associated with venous thrombosis (VT) (i.e., deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism). (who.int)
- To provide a comprehensive overview of the risk of venous thrombosis in women using different combined oral contraceptives. (who.int)
- Use of combined oral contraceptives increased the risk of venous thrombosis compared with non-use (relative risk 3.5, 95% confidence interval 2.9 to 4.3). (who.int)
- All combined oral contraceptives investigated in this analysis were associated with an increased risk of venous thrombosis. (who.int)
- Combined oral contraceptives (COC) are associated with a twofold to sixfold increased risk of venous thrombosis (VT). (bmj.com)
- Exposure to combined oral contraceptives and risk of venous thromboembolism: a protocol for nested case-control studies using the QResearch and the CPRD databases. (biomedsearch.com)
- INTRODUCTION: Many studies have found an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with the use of combined hormonal contraceptives, but various methodologies have been used in the study design relating to definition of VTE event and the selection of appropriate cases for analysis. (biomedsearch.com)
- Epidemiologic studies clearly demonstrated an association between the use of oral contraceptives (OCs) and an increased risk of venous 1 - 3 and arterial thrombosis. (bloodjournal.org)
- Results Currently available oral contraceptives increased the risk of venous thrombosis fivefold compared with non-use (odds ratio 5.0, 95% CI 4.2 to 5.8). (bmj.com)
- We confirmed a high risk of venous thrombosis during the first months of oral contraceptive use irrespective of the type of oral contraceptives. (bmj.com)
- Conclusions Currently available oral contraceptives still have a major impact on thrombosis occurrence and many women do not use the safest brands with regard to risk of venous thrombosis. (bmj.com)
- The first report of an increased risk of venous thrombosis associated with oral contraceptives appeared in 1961. (bmj.com)
- 1 Since then, several large studies have confirmed a twofold to sixfold increased risk of deep venous thrombosis associated with current oral contraceptive use. (bmj.com)
- However, some WHO recommendations were modified for use in the United States, including recommendations about contraceptive use for women with venous thromboembolism, valvular heart disease, ovarian cancer, and uterine fibroids and for postpartum and breastfeeding women. (cdc.gov)
- Although FDA approved, this does come with a higher risk of venous thrombosis than with other contraceptives containing other progestins, and therefore all individuals would have to be individually assessed for appropriateness. (wikipedia.org)
- Serious side effects of combined oral contraceptives containing desogestrel may include venous thromboembolism, arterial thromboembolism, hormone-dependent tumors (e.g., liver tumors, breast cancer), and melasma. (wikipedia.org)
- Epidemiological studies have shown that oral contraceptives that contain desogestrel can increase the risk of blood clots (venous thrombosis) by 1.5 to 2.4 times the risk of second-generation oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- Around 1969, mestranol was replaced by ethinylestradiol in most combined oral contraceptives due to widespread panic about the recently uncovered increased risk of venous thromboembolism with estrogen-containing oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- Hormonal contraceptives are equally effective in preventing pregnancy. (aafp.org)
- Penicillins that are combined with clavulanic acid should not be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. (hse.ie)
- Less than maximal use of long-acting, reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs), including IUDs and contraceptive implants, might be a contributing factor to high unintended pregnancy rates in the United States ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
- Improving contraceptive delivery by increasing on-site availability in physicians' offices and clinics of a range of contraceptive methods, including LARCs, might increase contraceptive use and reduce rates of unintended pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
- Taken after unprotected sexual intercourse or contraceptive failure, such higher doses may prevent pregnancy from occurring. (wikipedia.org)
- There have been reports of pregnancy while taking hormonal contraceptives and antibiotics, but clinical pharmacokinetic studies have not shown consistent effects of antibiotics on plasma concentrations of synthetic steroids. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined oral contraceptives reduce the risk of pregnancy primarily by inhibiting ovulation. (wikipedia.org)
- It is the first and only birth control approved by the FDA for four indications: pregnancy prevention, symptomatic treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, treatment of moderate acne, and raising folate levels to prevent neural tube defects for women who chose an oral contraceptive method. (wikipedia.org)
- After stopping or removing many methods of birth control, including oral contraceptives, IUDs, implants and injections, the rate of pregnancy during the subsequent year is the same as for those who used no birth control. (wikipedia.org)
- Perfect-use pregnancy rates for most hormonal contraceptives are usually around the 0.3% rate or less. (wikipedia.org)
- Like all contraceptive methods, access to LARC methods can reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy and result in significant cost savings to publicly funded health systems. (wikipedia.org)
- Women switching from short-acting reversible contraceptive to long-acting intrauterine systems are likely to generate cost savings from unplanned pregnancy-related expenses and long term savings in contraceptive costs. (wikipedia.org)
- BACKGROUND: Cyproterone acetate combined with ethinyl estradiol (CPA/EE) provides a treatment option for women with acne, hirsutism or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). (bath.ac.uk)
- Sullivan H, Furniss H, Spona J, Elstein M. Effect of 21-day and 24-day oral contraceptive regimens containing gestodene (60 microg) and ethinyl estradiol (15 microg) on ovarian activity. (springer.com)
- The chemical name for norethindrone is 17-Hydroxy-19-nor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, for ethinyl estradiol is 19-Nor-17α -pregna-1,3,5(10)-trien-20-yne-3, 17-diol. (drugs.com)
- To achieve maximum contraceptive effectiveness, norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets must be taken exactly as directed. (drugs.com)
- Instruct the patient to use a non-hormonal contraceptive as back-up during the first 7 days if she starts taking norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets on a day other than the first day of her menstrual cycle. (drugs.com)
- Norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets should not be considered effective as a contraceptive until after the first 7 consecutive days of product administration. (drugs.com)
- Sprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP) is a combination oral contraceptive containing the progestational compound norgestimate, USP and the estrogenic compound ethinyl estradiol, USP. (rxlist.com)
- Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets 0.18 mg/0.035 mg, 0.215 mg/0.035 mg, 0.25 mg/0.035 mg are also indicated for the treatment of moderate acne vulgaris in females at least 15 years of age, who have no known contraindications to oral contraceptive therapy and have achieved menarche. (nih.gov)
- Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets 0.18 mg/0.035 mg, 0.215 mg/0.035 mg, 0.25 mg/0.035 mg should be used for the treatment of acne only if the patient desires an oral contraceptive for birth control. (nih.gov)
- The objective of this study is to estimate exposure to the hormones norelgestromin, norgestrel, and ethinyl estradiol in healthy female volunteers across multiple commercial lots of EVRAÂ® (a transdermal contraceptive patch manufactured by LOHMANN Therapie-Systeme), to compare these data to exposure data from one clinical lot, and to compare these data to exposure data from a commercially available oral contraceptive. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Drug: EVRA® transdermal contraceptive patch containing 6 mg of norelgestromin and 0.60 mg of ethinyl estradiol (versus CILEST® tablets). (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 50 years old who were not pregnant, not within four weeks postpartum, and not using a hormone excreting intrauterine device or depot contraceptive. (bmj.com)
- LARC methods available in Australia are the Implanon (implant), Depo Provera (injection), the hormonal or copper IUD (intrauterine device), and the NuvaRing (contraceptive vaginal ring). (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- Oral contraceptives may contain different types of progestogens. (bmj.com)
- MethodsThe objective of this review was to evaluate currently available low-dose OCs containing ethinylestradiol and different progestogens in terms of contraceptive effectiveness, cycle control, side effects and continuation rates. (duhnnae.com)
- Based on the dosage necessary to inhibit ovulation in women, gestodene is the most potent of all of the currently used contraceptive progestogens. (wikipedia.org)
- Recent anxieties about the contribution of progestogens to the increased risk of breast cancer associated with HRT in postmenopausal women such as found in the WHI trials have not spread to progestogen-only contraceptive use in premenopausal women. (wikipedia.org)
- The committee's decision to advise doctors, pharmacists, and the public about the increased risk of thromboembolism with combined oral contraceptives containing desogestrel or gestodene was based on the results of three studies. (bmj.com)
- In the early 1980s, third-generation oral contraceptives, containing the progestagens desogestrel or gestodene, were developed in an attempt to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and to decrease androgenic side effects such as weight gain, acne, and adverse changes in metabolism of lipoprotein. (bloodjournal.org)
- Third generation oral contraceptives, containing desogestrel or gestodene, which became available in the 1980s, are also widely used. (bmj.com)
- In addition, no difference in acne incidence has been observed with oral contraceptives containing gestodene and oral contraceptives containing desogestrel. (wikipedia.org)
- The oral dosage of gestodene required for ovulation inhibition is 30 or 40 μg per day. (wikipedia.org)
- A dosage of gestodene of 75 μg/day is used in contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- They then used a checklist to determine the presence of level 3 or 4 contraindications to combined oral contraceptives according to the World Health Organization Medical Eligibility Criteria. (nih.gov)
- Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. (psychcentral.com)
- CDC created U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010, from guidance developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and finalized the recommendations after consultation with a group of health professionals who met in Atlanta, Georgia, during February 2009. (cdc.gov)
- In 1996, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the first edition of the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (MEC), which gave evidence-based guidance on the safety of contraceptive method use for women and men worldwide who had specific characteristics and medical conditions. (cdc.gov)
- CDC, through close collaboration with WHO, has contributed substantially during the last 15 years to creation of WHO's global family planning guidance, which includes four documents: the medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, the selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use, a decision-making tool for clients and providers, and a global family planning handbook. (cdc.gov)
- Summary Chart of U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. (cdc.gov)
- CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (U.S. MEC) (first published in 2010 and updated in 2016) provides evidence-based guidance for the safe use of contraceptive methods among U.S. women with certain characteristics or medical conditions ( 1 ), and is adapted from global guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and kept up to date based on continual review of published literature ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
- In 2010, CDC published the first U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (U.S. MEC), which provided recommendations on safe use of contraceptive methods for women with various medical conditions and other characteristics (and was adapted from global guidance developed by the World Health Organization [WHO MEC]) ( 4 , 5 ). (cdc.gov)
- For example, the NuvaRing vaginal ring and the contraceptive patch have been studied for extended cycle use, and the monthly combined injectable contraceptive may similarly eliminate bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
- Most regimens of COCPs, NuvaRing, and the contraceptive patch incorporate a placebo or break week that causes regular withdrawal bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
- NuvaRing also has the cardiovascular contraindications associated with combined oral contraceptives, such as stroke and heart attack. (wikipedia.org)
- Junge W, Mellinger U, Parke S, Serrani M. Metabolic and haemostatic effects of estradiol valerate/dienogest, a novel oral contraceptive: a randomized, open-label, single-centre study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- citation needed] CPA has also been available in combination with estradiol valerate (brand name Femilar) as a contraceptive in Finland since 1993. (wikipedia.org)
- In regards to the latter, estradiol valerate is available in combination with a progestogen as an combined estradiol-containing oral contraceptive (with dienogest) and as a combined injectable contraceptive (with hydroxyprogesterone caproate or norethisterone enanthate). (wikipedia.org)
- Elsewhere in the world, oral estradiol valerate is similarly approved for the treatment of symptoms associated with menopause or hypoestrogenism due to castration in women. (wikipedia.org)
- In practice, oral estradiol valerate is considered to be equivalent to micronized estradiol, due to its fast conversion speed as prodrug. (wikipedia.org)
- As such, the oral bioavailability of estradiol valerate is only around 3 to 5%, and is comparable to that of micronized estradiol (which has similarly improved bioavailability relative to (non-micronized) oral estradiol). (wikipedia.org)
- Moreover, the pharmacodynamics and potency (after differences in molecular weight are taken into account) of oral estradiol valerate are considered to be equivalent to those of micronized estradiol. (wikipedia.org)
- Oral contraceptives containing dienogest and estradiol valerate are also approved in the United States for the treatment of menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding). (wikipedia.org)
- Hormones used in contraceptive methods have contradictory effects on sexual function. (ac.ir)
- Some temporary, but usually minor, reactions include: Nausea and/or vomiting Breast tenderness Irregular Bleeding Headache or Dizziness Should vomiting occur within 3 hours of taking a dose, then insufficient hormones may have been absorbed to provide the full contraceptive cover and an additional dose should be taken. (wikipedia.org)
- Almost all methods are composed of steroid hormones, although in India one selective estrogen receptor modulator is marketed as a contraceptive. (wikipedia.org)
- Modern contraceptives using steroid hormones have perfect-use or method failure rates of less than 1% per year. (wikipedia.org)
- Therefore, when new levels of hormones enter the body through oral contraceptives, the body is provided with two ways to receive estrogen. (wikipedia.org)
- Return to fertility after the completion of COC is generally similar to that observed with other common contraceptive methods, including non-hormonal contraceptive methods. (managingcontraception.com)
- METHODS: Using the General Practice Research Database, utilization patterns of CPA/EE and conventional oral contraceptives were compared in women aged 15-39 years, with or without acne or PCOS. (bath.ac.uk)
- Effectiveness rates of contraceptive methods are all figured based on one full year of use, not for each single incident of sex or use of a method. (scarleteen.com)
- This guidance comprises recommendations for the use of specific contraceptive methods by women and men who have certain characteristics or medical conditions. (cdc.gov)
- However, several changes have been made, including adaptations of selected WHO recommendations, addition of recommendations for new medical conditions, and removal of recommendations for contraceptive methods not currently available in the United States ( Appendix A ). (cdc.gov)
- This document contains recommendations for health-care providers for the safe use of contraceptive methods by women and men with various characteristics and medical conditions. (cdc.gov)
- To assess the provision of various reversible contraceptive methods by U.S family planning providers, CDC mailed a survey on contraceptive provision to random samples of 2,000 office-based physicians and 2,000 federally funded Title X clinics. (cdc.gov)
- The survey included questions on contraceptive method availability and determined whether specific reversible contraceptive methods were 1) directly available to clients on-site, 2) available by prescription (or recommendation, for condoms), 3) available by referral, or 4) not available. (cdc.gov)
- Hormonal contraceptives and intrauterine devices do not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and women using these methods should be counseled that consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk for transmission of HIV and other STDs. (cdc.gov)
- U.S. MEC is a companion document to the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR), which provides guidance on how to use contraceptive methods safely and effectively once they are deemed to be medically appropriate ( 6 ). (cdc.gov)
- Contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made access to the full range of contraceptive methods affordable to millions of women. (kff.org)
- 2 In addition, plans must cover services such as contraceptive counseling, initiation of contraceptive use, and follow-up care, including management and evaluation, as well as changes to and removal or discontinuation of contraceptive methods. (kff.org)
- This exception means that workers and dependents of exempt employers do not have coverage for either some or all FDA approved contraceptive methods, if their employer has an objection. (kff.org)
- role in assessment of quality of family planning and it is determined for contraceptive methods' efficiency. (who.int)
- It can help to talk to your GP or a specialist sexual health doctor or nurse about your contraceptive options and what methods might suit you best. (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- The Family Planning Alliance Australia website also has a very useful overview of the effectiveness of all available contraceptive methods - it's available to view or download as a pdf . (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- LARCs are also sometimes referred to as 'set and forget' contraceptive methods. (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- 3. Have you been formally trained in the insertion and removal of the following contraceptive methods? (cdc.gov)
- 7. Before providing the following contraceptive methods, please indicate if you perform any of the following exams and tests for an otherwise healthy female adolescent. (cdc.gov)
- Therefore, healthcare providers should pay particular attention to sexual function and contraceptive methods. (ac.ir)
- Other hormonal methods require less frequent action - weekly for the patch, twice a month for vaginal ring, monthly for combined injectable contraceptive, and every twelve weeks for MPA shots. (wikipedia.org)
- Barrier methods are also often combined with spermicides, which have possible side effects of genital irritation, vaginal infection, and urinary tract infection. (wikipedia.org)
- In the ensuing decades many other delivery methods have been developed, although the oral and injectable methods are by far the most popular. (wikipedia.org)
- Altogether, 18% of the world's contraceptive users rely on hormonal methods. (wikipedia.org)
- According to Contraceptive Technology, none of these methods has a failure rate greater than 0.3% per year. (wikipedia.org)
- Contraceptive Technology reports a typical failure rate of 3% per year for the injection Depo-Provera, and 8% per year for most other user-dependent hormonal methods. (wikipedia.org)
- Joseph Estrada used mixed methods of reducing fertility rates, while Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo focused on mainstreaming natural family planning, while stating that contraceptives are openly sold in the country. (wikipedia.org)
- US - Depo Provera shot) Combined injectable contraceptive The effectiveness of LARC methods has been shown to be superior to other types of birth control. (wikipedia.org)
- Oral progestogen has also been replaced with micronised progesterone for progestogenic opposition when prescribing oestrogen to treat PMS, as it is less likely to reintroduce PMS-like symptoms. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
- However, recent studies based on large population samples suggested that as compared to the previously used medications, current combined oral contraceptives (COC) do not affect periodontal health, possibly related to their lower concentration of progesterone and estradiol. (thefreedictionary.com)
- This is about 10,000 times lower than the oral dosage of progesterone required to inhibit ovulation (300 mg/day). (wikipedia.org)
- Suppression of gonadotropin with estrogen-progesterone oral contraceptives" or can say as reducing hyperandrogenism by the use of estoprogestatif can reduce production of androgen by ovaries by cutting down the LH (leutinizing hormone) level in body. (wikipedia.org)
- Use of combined estrogen and progesterone eliminates the normal endogenous hormonal cycling and gradually produces atrophy of the endometrial glands. (wikipedia.org)
- Today, progesterone can be used to make cortisone and oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- They were first approved for contraceptive use in the United States in 1960, and are a very popular form of birth control . (wikipedia.org)
- The FDA approved an additional indication for use as a contraceptive on June 23, 1960, though it only became legally prescribable nationwide and regardless of the woman's martial status after Eisenstadt v. Baird in 1972. (wikipedia.org)
- The drug was approved as a female oral contraceptive, the first in the U.S., in May 1960. (wikipedia.org)
- A few years later, in May 1960, Enovid was also approved as the first oral contraceptive. (wikipedia.org)
- This means that norethisterone could also be an effective male hormonal contraceptive. (wikipedia.org)
- the development of a male hormonal contraceptive is an active research area. (wikipedia.org)
- NETA has been studied for use as a potential male hormonal contraceptive in combination with testosterone in men. (wikipedia.org)
- Each group included approximately 400 to 520 women, who provided information on their height, weight, reproductive history, pattern of menstruation and menstrual pain, and contraceptive use. (healthcanal.com)
- Possible indications for prescribing hormonal contraceptives, such as menstrual disorders, acne or hirsutism will be included in the analyses as confounding factors. (biomedsearch.com)
- an oral contraceptive that includes both an estrogen and a progestogen, which may be administered in either two or three different phases during each menstrual cycle. (thefreedictionary.com)
- If the IUD is not removed on first day of the patient's menstrual cycle, additional non-hormonal contraceptive (such as condoms and spermicide) is needed for the first seven days of the first cycle pack. (drugs.com)
- Oral contraceptives are prescribed in the treatment of menorrhagia to help regulate menstrual cycles and prevent prolonged menstrual bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
- Noretynodrel was formerly used in combination with the estrogen mestranol in the treatment of gynecological and menstrual disorders and as a combined oral contraceptive. (wikipedia.org)
- Irregular bleeding may refer to: Irregular menstruation, such as oligomenorrhea and metrorrhagia Breakthrough bleeding, uterine bleeding that occurs between menstrual periods, especially due to irregular sloughing of the endometrium in women on combined oral contraceptives. (wikipedia.org)
- Combined hormonal contraceptives (CHC) including combined oral contraceptives (COC) inhibit ovulation through hypothalamic-pituitary inhibition of gonadotropin secretion. (managingcontraception.com)
- The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of a contraceptive vaginal ring on inhibition of ovulation, endometrial changes and bleeding patterns in normal cycling women. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- High-dose progestogen-only contraceptives, such as the injectables Depo-Provera and Noristerat, completely inhibit follicular development and ovulation. (wikipedia.org)
- Like all combined hormonal contraceptives, Ortho Evra / Evra works primarily by preventing ovulation. (wikipedia.org)
- MPA is an extremely effective contraceptive when used with relatively high doses to prevent ovulation. (wikipedia.org)
- You should educate these patients about long-term contraceptive options such as Depo Provera, Implanon, and intrauterine devices. (psychcentral.com)
- Implanon is the brand name for the contraceptive implant available in Australia. (childrenbychoice.org.au)
- Ovarian cysts: A small portion of women using Implanon/Nexplanon and other contraceptive implants develop ovarian cysts. (wikipedia.org)
- The only currently available contraceptive patches are Xulane in the United States (after Ortho Evra, marketed by Ortho-McNeil was discontinued), and Evra, marketed in Canada by Janssen-Ortho and in the United Kingdom and other countries by Janssen-Cilag. (wikipedia.org)
- The Ortho Evra contraceptive patch and the Evra contraceptive patch are both intended to gradually release into the systemic circulation approximately 20 µg/day of ethinylestradiol and 150 µg/day of norelgestromin. (wikipedia.org)
- However, despite the interactions with many other antibiotics, a clinical pharmacokinetic drug interaction study showed that oral administration of tetracycline HCl 500 mg for 3 days prior to and 7 days during use of Ortho Evra "did not reduce effectiveness of Ortho Evra. (wikipedia.org)
- Ideally, a patient has a psychiatrist managing her mental health care and a primary care physician or gynecologist overseeing her reproductive health needs, including contraceptive management, cervical cancer screening, and routine testing for sexually transmitted diseases. (psychcentral.com)
- Dr. Stern's research spanned multiple avenues of cervical cancer research, combining epidemiology and cytopathology to describe the progression and risk factors of cervical cancer. (wikipedia.org)
- The term cervical cap has been used to refer to a number of barrier contraceptives, including the Prentif, Dumas, Vimule, and Oves devices. (wikipedia.org)
- Over the next several decades, the cervical cap became the most widely used barrier contraceptive method in Western Europe and Britain. (wikipedia.org)
- The antiprogestin ulipristal acetate is available as a micronized emergency contraceptive tablet, effective up to 120 hours after intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
- The antiprogestin mifepristone (also known as RU-486) is available in five countries as a low-dose or mid-dose emergency contraceptive tablet, effective up to 120 hours after intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
- Side-effects of oral contraceptives were the most frequent reasons given by women for discontinuation of use . (who.int)
- Rosenberg MJ, Waugh MS. Oral contraceptive discontinuation: a prospective evaluation of frequency and reasons. (springer.com)
- The risk of developing blood clots can be modified by life style modifications, the discontinuation of oral contraceptives, and weight loss. (wikipedia.org)
- Long-term influence of a low-dose combined oral contraceptive initiated at day 30 postpartum upon lactat. (nih.gov)
- Long-term influence of a low-dose combined oral contraceptive initiated at day 30 postpartum upon lactation and infant growth. (nih.gov)
- The study was designed to test the long-term influence of a low-dose combined oral contraceptive upon lactation and infant growth when treatment was initiated at day 30 postpartum. (nih.gov)
- 3) But, the risks of VTE from the most common low-dose combined oral contraceptives are quite small. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Objective To assess the thrombotic risk associated with oral contraceptive use with a focus on dose of oestrogen and type of progestogen of oral contraceptives available in the Netherlands. (bmj.com)
- 2 3 4 5 To decrease the risk of thrombosis, the oestrogen dose in combined oral contraceptives was stepwise reduced over the years. (bmj.com)
- Desogestrel is available alone in the form of 75 µg oral tablets and at a dose of 150 µg in combination with 20 or 30 µg ethinylestradiol in oral tablets. (wikipedia.org)
- The mechanism of action of progestogen-only contraceptives depends on the progestogen activity and dose. (wikipedia.org)
- The WHI studies used one type of estrogen supplement, a high oral dose of conjugated equine estrogens (Premarin alone and with medroxyprogesterone acetate as PremPro). (wikipedia.org)
- a low incidence of estrogenic side effects such as nausea and breast tenderness a low incidence of irregular bleeding despite its lower estrogen dose The contraceptive vaginal ring is contraindicated for a risk of blood clots. (wikipedia.org)
- NETA is marketed in high-dose 5 mg oral tablets in the United States under the brand names Aygestin and Norlutate for the treatment of gynecological disorders. (wikipedia.org)
- Based on moderate quality evidence, contraceptive effectiveness of the vaginal ring or patch is similar to COC. (aafp.org)
- The delivery of combination contraceptive steroids from a skin patch or vaginal ring offers potential advantages over the traditional oral route. (aafp.org)
- The authors searched Medline, POPLINE, CENTRAL, EMBASE, and LILACS for trials of the contraceptive patch or the vaginal ring, and contacted manufacturers and researchers to identify other trials. (aafp.org)
- Contraceptive effectiveness was similar for the patch or ring and the comparison COC. (aafp.org)
- What is the contraceptive patch - Evra? (2womenshealth.com)
- 001), and patch users preferred the oral contraceptive to the patch. (2womenshealth.com)
- Multicenter Comparison of the Contraceptive Ring and Patch: A Randomized Controlled Trial. (2womenshealth.com)
- These questions also apply for the combined patch and the combined vaginal ring . (fphandbook.org)
- Help her choose another method but not the combined patch or combined vaginal ring. (fphandbook.org)
- Limited information is available about the safety of the combined hormonal patch and combined vaginal ring among women with specific medical conditions. (cdc.gov)
- Based on the randomization schedule, some subjects will wear an EVRA® patch in all 3 periods (on the upper outer quadrant of the buttock for 7 days), some will wear a patch in 2 periods and take CILEST® oral tablets once daily in 1 period, and some will wear a patch in 1 period and take CILEST® oral tablets once daily in 2 periods. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- In the case that a woman wishes to begin using the contraceptive patch following a first trimester abortion or miscarriage, patch application can be done immediately afterwards. (wikipedia.org)
- The 20 cm² Evra contraceptive patch contains 600 µg ethinylestradiol and 6000 µg norelgestromin. (wikipedia.org)
- Contraceptive effectiveness of the patch or any other hormonal contraceptive may be reduced significantly if administered alongside various antibiotics, antifungals, anticonvulsants, or other drugs that increase metabolism of contraceptive steroids. (wikipedia.org)
- It may be due to changes in the type of oral contraceptive used, for example, differences in oestrogen content and progestogen type, or a different appreciation of pain in the women born in later years, in that they may be more pain sensitive or are more prepared to complain about pain than women of the same age but born earlier. (healthcanal.com)
- A hormonal contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a PROGESTOGEN drug. (thefreedictionary.com)
- In early 1951, reproductive physiologist Gregory Pincus , a leader in hormone research and co-founder of the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology (WFEB) in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, first met American birth control movement founder Margaret Sanger at a Manhattan dinner hosted by Abraham Stone, medical director and vice president of Planned Parenthood (PPFA), who helped Pincus obtain a small grant from PPFA to begin hormonal contraceptive research. (bionity.com)
- In 1951, Margaret Sanger met Pincus at a dinner hosted by Abraham Stone, director of the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau and medical director and vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and procured a small grant from PPFA for Pincus to begin hormonal contraceptive research. (wikipedia.org)
- Acceptance of altering the standard 21-day/7-day oral contraceptive regimen to delay menses and reduce hormone withdrawal symptoms. (springer.com)
- Greater inhibition of the pituitary-ovarian axis in oral contraceptive regimens with a shortened hormone-free interval. (springer.com)
- Combined hormone therapy may help relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and osteoporosis. (cancer.net)
- Combined hormone therapy is also called postmenopausal hormone therapy or hormone replacement therapy (HRT). (cancer.net)
- Common side effects of non-contraceptive (i.e., high) dosages of CPA in men include gynecomastia (breast development) and feminization in general and in both men and women include low sex hormone levels, reversible infertility, sexual dysfunction, mental symptoms like depression, fatigue, and irritability, vitamin B12 deficiency, and elevated liver enzymes. (wikipedia.org)
- At contraceptive and hormone replacement dosages (0.35 to 1 mg/day), norethisterone has essentially progestogenic side effects only. (wikipedia.org)
- They may be used in some oral contraceptives, in hormone therapy for menopausal, hypogonadal, and by transgender women, and estrogen suppressants may be used in the treatment of certain hormone-sensitive cancers like prostate cancer and breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
- This is a significant factor in the common decision to administer tetracycline-derived antibiotics following an abortion (preventatively to fight potential infection) when synthetic hormone contraceptives are to be used afterwards. (wikipedia.org)
- In addition to its use as an oral contraceptive, mestranol has been used as a component of menopausal hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
- NETA is used as a hormonal contraceptive in combination with estrogen, in the treatment of gynecological disorders such as abnormal uterine bleeding, and as a component of menopausal hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
- In addition, it is available under a large number of brand names at much lower dosages (0.1 to 1 mg) in combination with estrogens such as ethinylestradiol and estradiol as a combined oral contraceptive and for use in menopausal hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
- Subjects were tested once before the introduction of the contraceptive method and again after 6 months of its use. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Continuation rates are reliable indicators of the overall use of a contraceptive method. (who.int)
- The recommendations in this document are intended to assist health-care providers when they counsel women, men, and couples about contraceptive method choice. (cdc.gov)
- 1 = A condition for which there is no restriction for the use of the contraceptive method. (cdc.gov)
- 4 = A condition that represents an unacceptable health risk if the contraceptive method is used. (cdc.gov)
- 1 = A condition for which there is no restriction for the use of the contraceptive method.2 = A condition for which the advantages of using the method generally outweigh the theoretical or proven risks. (cdc.gov)
- However, with these expanded options comes the need for evidence-based guidance to help health care providers offer -quality family planning care to their patients, including choosing the most appropriate contraceptive method for individual circumstances and using that method correctly, consistently, and continuously to maximize effectiveness. (cdc.gov)
- Also the present study investigates continuation use of combined oral contraceptives as a method in Iran Material and Method: The present research is a cross-sectional study surveying 500 women between 15-49 years of age by random clustering method. (who.int)
- All these women were using Combined Oral Contraceptives method and were being cared in maternal and child centers. (who.int)
- Consider an alternative contraceptive method for women with uncontrolled dyslipidemia. (nih.gov)
- Nursing mothers: Advise use of another contraceptive method. (nih.gov)
- When Orthodox Jewish couples contemplate the use of contraceptives, they generally consult a rabbi competent on this topic who evaluates the need for the intervention and which method is preferable from a halachic point of view. (wikipedia.org)
- The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of the nomegestrol acetate- estradiol (NOMAC-E2) combined oral contraceptive (COC) on ovarian function. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Combined oral contraceptive use before the first birth and epithelial ovarian cancer risk. (bcgsc.ca)
- BACKGROUND: Combined oral contraceptive (COC) use reduces epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) risk. (bcgsc.ca)
- In ovarian hyperstimulation combined with IUI, women aged 38-39 years appear to have reasonable success during the first two cycles, with an overall live birth rate of 6.1% per cycle. (wikipedia.org)
- Women in the injectable placebo group received non-hormonal contraceptives at day 90 postpartum. (nih.gov)
- The average absolute weight of infants in the oral contraceptive group was significantly lower at several ages when compared to the placebo group but not when compared to the Copper T group. (nih.gov)
- Overall sexual function was similar in women in the oral contraceptive and placebo groups. (ovid.com)
- A COC containing 30 μg ethinylestradiol (EE) and 3 mg DRSP was used for 3 cycles, followed by 6 cycles of the same COC combined with 50 mg/day DHEA or placebo. (stir.ac.uk)
- A first choice combined oral contraceptive influences general well-being in healthy women - a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. (medindia.net)
- Self-screening for contraindications to oral contraceptives using a medical checklist is relatively accurate. (nih.gov)
- Tri-Mili is indicated for the treatment of moderate acne vulgaris in females at least 15 years of age, who have no known contraindications to oral contraceptive therapy and have achieved menarche. (drugs.com)
- 18 - 20 Particularly, the differential changes of the proteins involved in the protein C system may contribute to the thrombotic effects of oral contraceptives. (bloodjournal.org)
- 2 3 A later report, based on up to 25 years of follow-up, suggested that most of the mortality effects of oral contraceptives occurred in current or recent users, with few effects persisting beyond 10 years after stopping use. (bmj.com)
- BackgroundThe progestogen component of oral contraceptives OCs has undergone changes since it was recognized that their chemical structure can influence the spectrum of minor adverse and beneficial effects. (duhnnae.com)
- The estrogen component of oral contraceptives, which is almost always EE, can cause breast tenderness and fullness. (wikipedia.org)