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Ovrette (Norgestrel) - Summary

 
 



OVRETTE SUMMARY

Each OVRETTE tablet contains 0.075 mg of norgestrel, a progestin-only oral contraceptive.

Progestin-only oral contraceptives are indicated for the prevention of pregnancy.
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Media Articles Related to Ovrette (Norgestrel)

Domestic violence deters contraception
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2015.04.02]
Domestic violence takes many forms. The control of a woman's reproductive choices by her partner is one of them.

'15 million unwanted pregnancies' created by low contraception in 35 poorer countries
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2015.02.05]
Some 90% of the 16.7 million unwanted pregnancies across a third of the world's population every year are due to a failure to use modern contraception, study suggests.

Research reveals more than half of young women who have abortions were using contraception when they fell pregnant
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2014.04.30]
Reproductive health charity Marie Stopes UK has launched the findings of the first research in the UK into the contraceptive use of women aged 16-24 having one or more abortions.

Adolescent women 'more likely to have unsafe sex' if obese
Source: Sexual Health / STDs News From Medical News Today [2015.07.01]
Obese adolescent women were found less likely to use contraception than their peers with healthy weights, with those that did use contraception less likely to use it consistently.

Female cystic fibrosis patients need more contraceptive guidance, study finds
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
As life span for once-deadly disease increases, unplanned and mistimed pregnancies are commonOnly half of women with cystic fibrosis (CF) report using contraception and frequently apt to become...

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Published Studies Related to Ovrette (Norgestrel)

An overview of four studies of a continuous oral contraceptive (levonorgestrel 90 mcg/ethinyl estradiol 20 mcg) on premenstrual dysphoric disorder and premenstrual syndrome. [2012]
and premenstrual syndrome (PMS)... CONCLUSIONS: These data, although not consistent, indicate that continuous LNG/EE

Effect of ticagrelor on the pharmacokinetics of ethinyl oestradiol and levonorgestrel in healthy volunteers. [2011.08]
BACKGROUND: Cytochrome P450 3 A is involved in ticagrelor and ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel metabolism; so a potential drug-drug interaction may occur. OBJECTIVES: To assess: ticagrelor effects on ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel pharmacokinetics, endogenous sex hormone levels; ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel effects on ticagrelor pharmacokinetics; tolerability of ticagrelor + ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel... CONCLUSIONS: Ticagrelor co-administration with ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel increased ethinyl oestradiol exposure by approximately 20%, with no effect on levonorgestrel pharmacokinetics. No clinically relevant effect on contraceptive efficacy is expected with ethinyl oestradiol/levonorgestrel and ticagrelor co-administration.

Haemostatic effects of a new combined oral contraceptive, nomegestrol acetate/17beta-estradiol, compared with those of levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol. A double-blind, randomised study. [2011.03]
Use of oral contraceptives (OC) that combine a progestogen with synthetic ethinyl estradiol (EE) is associated with increased risk of venous thromboembolism. NOMAC/E2 is a new monophasic OC that combines nomegestrol acetate (NOMAC), a highly selective progestogen, with 17beta-estradiol (E2)...

A randomized clinical trial of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and a low-dose combined oral contraceptive for fibroid-related menorrhagia. [2011.02]
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) with that of a low-dose combined oral contraceptive (COC) in reducing fibroid-related menorrhagia... CONCLUSION: Although the rate of treatment failure was similar in both groups, the LNG-IUS was more effective in reducing MBL than the COC in women with fibroid-related menorrhagia. Copyright A(c) 2010 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

Comparison of levonorgestrel intrauterine system versus hysterectomy on efficacy and quality of life in patients with adenomyosis. [2011.02]
OBJECTIVE: To compare the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) with hysterectomy in patients with adenomyosis and to study the effects of both treatments on quality of life (QOL)...

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Clinical Trials Related to Ovrette (Norgestrel)

Hormone Therapy in Preventing Endometrial Carcinogenesis (Cancer) in Women With a Genetic Risk For Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer [Active, not recruiting]
RATIONALE: Hormone therapy may prevent the development of endometrial carcinogenesis (cancer) in women with a genetic risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer. It is not yet known which hormone therapy regimen is more effective in preventing endometrial cancer.

PURPOSE: Randomized phase II trial to compare two different hormone therapy regimens in preventing endometrial cancer in women who have a genetic risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer.

A Study to Evaluate the Exposure of Norelgestromin and Ethinyl Estradiol From Commercial Lots of EVRA® (a Transdermal Contraceptive Patch Manufactured by LOHMANN Therapie-Systeme) and CILEST® (an Oral Contraceptive) [Completed]

A Study to Evaluate the Hormone Exposure From Multiple Commercial Lots of ORTHO EVRA® (a Transdermal Contraceptive Patch) [Completed]

A Comparative Pharmacokinetic Study of ORTHO EVRA® (a Transdermal Contraceptive Patch) and CILEST® (an Oral Contraceptive) in Healthy Female Volunteers [Completed]
The objective of this study is to compare the levels of the hormones norelgestromin, norgestrel, and ethinyl estradiol in the bloodstream of healthy female volunteers administered ORTHO EVRA® (a transdermal contraceptive patch) and CILEST® (an oral contraceptive). The open-label treatment phase of the study consists of two 28-day cycles of one treatment, a washout period of 28 days, and crossover to two 28-day cycles of the other treatment.

An Open-Label Study to Evaluate Contraceptive Efficacy and Safety of the Transdermal Contraceptive System of Norelgestromine and Ethinyl Estradiol [Completed]

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