Metabolic and clinical effects of progestogens

  title={Metabolic and clinical effects of progestogens},
  author={I. Wiegratz and H. Kuhl},
  journal={The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care},
  pages={153 - 161}
  • I. Wiegratz, H. Kuhl
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care
  • Synthetic progestogens differ not only in their hormonal potency, but also in their spectrum of hormonal activities. Beside their progestogenic and anti-oestrogenic effects, they may exert oestrogenic, androgenic, antiandrogenic, glucocorticoid and/or anti-mineralocorticoid activities. Consequently, progestogens may influence various metabolic parameters and modulate oestrogen-induced alterations in lipid metabolism, haemostasis, and various other factors. Progestogens with androgenic… CONTINUE READING
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