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Norgestrel (DL-Norgestrel)

A synthetic progestational agent with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE. This racemic or (+-)-form has about half the potency of the levo form (LEVONORGESTREL). Norgestrel is used as a contraceptive, ovulation inhibitor, and for the control of menstrual disorders and endometriosis.
Also Known As:
DL-Norgestrel; Ovrette; Neogest; Postinor; Schering Brand of Norgestrel; Wy-3707; Wyeth Brand of Norgestrel; DL Norgestrel; Norgestrel Schering Brand; Norgestrel Wyeth Brand; Wy 3707; Wy3707; 18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one, 13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17alpha)-(+-)-
Networked: 82 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 11 trials/studies)

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Drug Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Cotter, Thomas G: 3 articles (01/2016 - 09/2011)
2. Doonan, Francesca: 2 articles (05/2012 - 09/2011)
3. Roche, Sarah L: 1 article (01/2016)
4. Wyse Jackson, Alice C: 1 article (01/2016)
5. Byrne, Ashleigh M: 1 article (01/2016)
6. Ruiz-Lopez, Ana M: 1 article (01/2016)
7. Kanasaki, Haruhiko: 1 article (06/2014)
8. Miyazaki, Kohji: 1 article (06/2014)
9. Oride, Aki: 1 article (06/2014)
10. Oyeyipo, Ibukun Peter: 1 article (01/2013)

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhage
2. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
3. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy)
4. Eye Diseases (Eye Disease)
5. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Ethinyl Estradiol (Estinyl)
2. Estradiol (Estrace)
3. Ethinyl Estradiol-Norgestrel Combination (Ovral)
4. Dydrogesterone
5. Cyproterone Acetate
6. Oral Contraceptives
7. Steroids
8. Dietary Calcium
9. Norethindrone (Norethisterone)
10. Estrogens (Estrogen)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Intrauterine Devices (Intrauterine Device)
3. Contraception (Birth Control)
4. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)