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Levonorgestrel (Plan B) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Plan B; Mirena; Norplant; Alcala Brand of Levonorgestrel; Aventis Pharma Brand of Levonorgestrel Show All >>

Networked: 1260 relevant articles (143 outcomes, 274 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Levonorgestrel is Relevant

  1. Menorrhagia : 39 outcomes 46 studies in 167 results
  2. Hemorrhage : 28 outcomes 76 studies in 379 results
  3. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis) : 21 outcomes 22 studies in 104 results
  4. Endometrial Hyperplasia : 15 outcomes 19 studies in 61 results
  5. Acne Vulgaris : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 34 results
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Drugs Related to Levonorgestrel

  1. Levonorgestrel (Plan B)
  2. Ethinyl Estradiol (Estinyl)
  3. Progestins (Progestagens)
  4. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  5. Cyproterone Acetate
  6. Chlormadinone Acetate (Chlormadinone)
  7. Copper
  8. Tranexamic Acid (AMCA)
  9. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)
  10. Hormones
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Therapies Related to Levonorgestrel

  1. Intrauterine Devices (Intrauterine Device)
  2. Contraception (Birth Control)
  3. Endometrial Ablation Techniques
  4. Hysterectomy
  5. Injections
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