Oral progesterone and estrogen/progestogen therapy. Effects of natural and synthetic hormones on subfractions of HDL cholesterol and liver proteins.

  • Ulf Ottosson
  • Published 1984 in
    Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica…

Abstract

The pharmacokinetics of progesterone after oral administration were investigated. After a single dose of 100 mg, serum concentrations of progesterone around 50-60 nM and of 20 alpha-hydroxy-4-pregnene-3-one around 5-6 nM were recorded within 1-4 hours and elevated levels persisted for 8-12 hours. There were only minor changes in 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone… (More)

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@article{Ottosson1984OralPA, title={Oral progesterone and estrogen/progestogen therapy. Effects of natural and synthetic hormones on subfractions of HDL cholesterol and liver proteins.}, author={Ulf Ottosson}, journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica. Supplement}, year={1984}, volume={127}, pages={1-37} }