Gynecology Book


Hormonal Contraception

Aka: Hormonal Contraception
  1. See Also
    1. Contraception
  2. Preparations: Oral Options (Daily)
    1. Oral Contraceptive (OCP)
    2. Mini-Pill (Progesterone only)
  3. Preparations: Other Estrogen containing options
    1. Vaginal Contraceptive Ring (NuvaRing)
    2. Contraceptive Patch (Ortho Evra)
  4. Preparations: Injectable Options (Progesterone)
    1. Depo Provera (Monthly and every 3 month options)
  5. Preparations: Implantable Devices (Progesterone)
    1. Nexplanon (3 year, single rod implantable device)
    2. Implanon (2 year, single rod implantable device)
      1. Replaced by Nexplanon
    3. Norplant (5 year, 6 rod implantable device)
      1. No longer manufactured
  6. Preparations: Intrauterine Devices
    1. Copper-T IUD (10 year device)
    2. Mirena (5 year device)

Hormonal contraception (C2985296)

Definition (NCI) The birth control method that utilizes external source of sex hormones to prevent pregnancy by interfering with the ovulation, fertilization or implantation of the fertilized egg in the uterus.
Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
English Hormonal Contraception, Hormonal contraception, Hormonal Birth Control, Hormonal Method
Czech Hormonální antikoncepce
Dutch hormonale anticonceptie
French Contraception hormonale
German Hormonelle Kontrazeption
Hungarian Hormonális fogamzásgátlás
Italian Contraccezione ormonale
Japanese ホルモン製剤による避妊, ホルモンセイザイニヨルヒニン
Portuguese Contracepção hormonal
Spanish Contracepción hormonal
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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