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ATC Level5: G03FA11 - Levonorgestrel and estrogen

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Drugs in ATC category "G03FA11":

    - This medication contains two medications: an estrogen ( estradiol-17β ) and a progestin ( levonorgestrel ). It belongs to the class of medications known as hormone replacement therapy . This medication is used to treat menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, sweating, and chills. When an estradiol-17β - levonorgestrel patch is applied to your skin, it releases the hormones into your blood through your skin. Estrogens and progestins are female hormones made by the ovaries.... - This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy . It contains 2 hormones: a progestin ( levonorgestrel ) and an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol ). It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg ( ovulation ) during your menstrual cycle. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker to help prevent sperm from reaching an egg (fertilization) and changes the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it... - This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy . It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen . It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg ( ovulation ) during your menstrual cycle. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker to help prevent sperm from reaching an egg (fertilization) and changes the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it passes out of the body. Besides preventing... - 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Plan B® is a progestin-only emergency contraceptive indicated for prevention of pregnancy following unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure. To obtain optimal efficacy, the first tablet should be taken as soon as possible within 72 hours of intercourse. The second tablet should be taken 12 hours later. Plan B is available only by prescription for women younger than age 17 years, and... - This medication is a combination of 2 hormones (an estrogen and a progestin) and is used to prevent pregnancy . It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg ( ovulation ) during your menstrual cycle. It also can work by making vaginal fluid thicker to help prevent sperm from reaching an egg (fertilization) and by changing the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it passes out of the body. Using...

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