Gynecology Book


Pregnane Progestin

Aka: Pregnane Progestin
  1. See Also
    1. Oral Contraceptive
    2. Progestin
  2. Mechanism
    1. No inherent Androgenic Activity
    2. No inherent Estrogenic Activity
  3. Preparations: Chlormadinone acetate
    1. Relative Progestational Activity: 1.0
  4. Preparations: Megestrol acetate (Megace)
    1. Relative Progestational Activity: 0.4
    2. Preparations
      1. Megace: Used in AIDS Anorexia
  5. Preparations: Medroxyprogesterone acetate
    1. Relative Progestational Activity: 0.3
    2. Preparations
      1. Provera
      2. Depo-Provera
  6. References
    1. Cerel-Suhl (1999) Am Fam Physician 60(7):2073 [PubMed]
    2. Speroff (1993) Obstet Gynecol 81:1034-47 [PubMed]
    3. Dickey (1998) Managing Contraceptive Pill Patients

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