Blood glucose, insulin, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in women treated for six months with the weekly oral contraceptive R2323.

The recent development of steroids such as R2323 which are administered once a week potentially improves patient usage since daily motivation is not required. However, other steroid contraceptives have been associated with alterations in lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Thus, the effects of R2323 on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism were monitored over a… (More)