News tagged with levonorgestrel
Levonorgestrel (or l-norgestrel or D-norgestrel) is a second generation synthetic progestogen used as an active ingredient in some hormonal contraceptives.
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(HealthDay) -- Women who undergo postpartum or interval insertion of Levonorgestrel-releasing Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS) or Copper T 380A (CU-T) intrauterine devices experience weight loss in the two years ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Bayer HealthCare has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its new low-dose levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (IUS) called Skyla, according a Jan. 10 news ...
Medications Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women with heavy menstrual bleeding may find some relief using an intrauterine device, or IUD, containing the hormone levonorgestrel, according to new research.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials announced Tuesday that birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of the hormone progesterone -- may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots ...
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new 90-day intravaginal ring has been developed—that for the first time—enables the long-lasting vaginal delivery of tenofovir (TFV), the only topical prophylactic shown to be effective at reducing the sexual transmission ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For women taking hormonal contraceptives, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is a useful marker to estimate the risk of venous thrombosis, according to research published in the June issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
German drug maker Bayer said on Wednesday that European Union authorities had given the go-ahead for a new contraceptive which can prevent pregnancies for up to three years.
Medications Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0