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Desogestrel+ethinylestradiol versus levonorgestrel+ethinylestradiol. Which one has better affect on acne, hirsutism, and weight change.

@article{Sanam2011DesogestrelethinylestradiolVL,
  title={Desogestrel+ethinylestradiol versus levonorgestrel+ethinylestradiol. Which one has better affect on acne, hirsutism, and weight change.},
  author={M. Sanam and Omidvar Ziba},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={
          23-6
        }
}
  • M. Sanam, Omidvar Ziba
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Saudi medical journal
  • OBJECTIVE To compare complications of third and second generation oral contraceptive pills (OCPs). METHODS In a randomized clinical trial from October 2007 to October 2008, 100 healthy women of reproductive age referred to Amir Hospital Family Planning Clinic and some heath centers in Semnan, Iran were randomized in 2 equal groups. They received either a third generation OCP (150 microgram desogestrel [DSG] + 30 microgram ethinylestradiol [EE]) or a second generation type (150 microgram… CONTINUE READING
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