Desogestrel

Known as: 13-Ethyl-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17 alpha-pregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol, 13 Ethyl 11 methylene 18,19 dinor 17 alpha pregn 4 en 20 yn 17 ol, Desogestrel [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A synthetic progestogen structurally related to levonorgestrel, with progesterone hormone receptor agonistic activity, used as a contraceptive and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Although several studies have assessed the risk of venous thromboembolism with newer hormonal contraception, few have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE To assess the risk of venous thromboembolism from use of combined oral contraceptives according to progestogen type and… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The progestins have different pharmacologic properties depending upon the parent molecule, usually testosterone or progesterone… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Besides the natural progestin, progesterone, there are different classes of progestins, such as retroprogesterone (i.e… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To evaluate quantitatively articles that compared effects of second and third generation oral contraceptives on risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The use of oral contraceptives (OC) causes disturbances of the procoagulant, anticoagulant and fibrinolytic pathways of blood… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Combined oral contraceptives (OC) are known to increase the risk of venous thromboembolism. The aim of this randomized, cycle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Concern about the risks of cardiovascular illness in women using combined oral contraceptives (OC) containing the progestagens… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recent concern about the safety of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) with third-generation progestagens prompted an examination… (More)
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