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The possible use of antiprogestins for contraception.

@article{Bygdeman1997ThePU,
  title={The possible use of antiprogestins for contraception.},
  author={M. Stellan Bygdeman and Kristina Gemzell Danielsson and Marja Liisa Swahn},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica. Supplement},
  year={1997},
  volume={164},
  pages={
          75-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND A number of compounds, antiprogestins, e.g. mifepristone, onapristone and lilopristone, have been developed which compete with progesterone at the receptor level. One of these, mifepristone, is in combination with a prostaglandin analogue currently in use for termination of early pregnancy. The possibility to use these compounds for contraceptive purposes is presently under evaluation. METHODS The possible contraceptive effect of antiprogestins has been evaluated in both clinical… 
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