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Oral Contraceptives Summary

Description: Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.

Also Known As: Contraceptives, Oral; Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose; Oral Contraceptives, Phasic; Contraceptives, Low-Dose Oral; Contraceptives, Phasic Oral Show All >>

Networked: 5070 relevant articles (156 outcomes, 544 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Oral Contraceptives is Relevant

  1. Acne Vulgaris : 21 outcomes 9 studies in 102 results
  2. Ovarian Neoplasms (Ovarian Cancer) : 14 outcomes 20 studies in 166 results
  3. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis) : 12 outcomes 10 studies in 104 results
  4. Ovarian Cysts (Ovarian Cyst) : 12 outcomes 8 studies in 45 results
  5. Hirsutism : 12 outcomes 3 studies in 41 results
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Drugs Related to Oral Contraceptives

  1. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  2. Progestins (Progestagens)
  3. Androgen Antagonists (Antiandrogens)
  4. Aromatase (CYP19)
  5. Hormones
  6. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  7. Metformin (Glucophage)
  8. Levonorgestrel (Plan B)
  9. Gestodene
  10. drospirenone
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Therapies Related to Oral Contraceptives

  1. Contraception (Birth Control)
  2. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
  3. Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation)
  4. Injections
  5. Condoms (Condom)
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