Desogestrel

What is Desogestrel?

Desogestrel is a molecule used in hormonal contraceptives. It contains a progesterone-like compound. Desogestrel-containing birth control pills are sometimes referred to as "third generation" oral contraceptives.

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My doctor prescribed me Kariva Birth Control. I have been taking it for three months now. Today my husband picked up my prescription and they gave...

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They have the same composition.

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The composition of both the trade names is the...

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can I use ( ethinyl oestradiol 0.03 mg + levonorgestel 0.15 mg) as an emergency contraceptive and what is dose ???

because there is no...

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You can use this pill, but you have to take 4 pills twice in 24 hour period

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Hello, I've been taking the desogestrel pill for the past 9 months, but have experienced prolonged bleeding so my GP prescribed utovlan. While...

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Does not affect the contraceptive effect.

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Utovlan pills...

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