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Fourth Generation Progestin

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Fourth Generation Progestin, Desogestrel, Gestodene, Norgestimate

  • Class
  1. 19 Nor-Testosterone Progestin: Gonane
  • Preparations
  • Desogestrel
  1. Relative Progestational Activity: 9.0
    1. Estrogenic Activity: 0
    2. Androgenic Activity: 3.4
    3. Endometrial Activity: 8.7
  2. Preparations
    1. Desogen (0.15/30)
    2. Ortho-Cept (0.15/30)
    3. Mircette (0.15/20)
    4. Cyclessa (triphasic: 0.100 - 0.125 - 0.150 / 25)
  • Preparations
  • Gestodene
  1. Relative Progestational Activity: 12.6
    1. Estrogenic Activity: 0
    2. Androgenic Activity: 8.6
    3. Endometrial Activity: 12.6
  2. Preparations
    1. Melodene (Spain) or Minesse (Israel) (0.060/15)
    2. Femodette (UK, 0.075/20)
    3. Femodene or Minulet (UK, 0.075/30)
    4. Triadene or Tri-Minulet (UK, 0.050/30 - 0.070/40 - 0.1/30)
  • Preparations
  • Norgestimate