Oral contraceptives, properties of ideal contraceptive, combination pill, transdermal, side effects of combination treatments, long-acting progestins, abortifacients, sterilization

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Biomedical Science
Course Code
BMS 450
Professor
Douglas Ishii

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1 MarchOral ContraceptivesCombination birth control pills3 failureSeasoniqueessentially combination pills taken for 3 months at a time3 failureMinipillprogestin only2 failureProperties of ideal contraceptiveEffectiveCheapSafeEasy to useLonglastingReversibleCombination pillStarted day 7Taken for 21 daysProgesterone and estradiolEstradiol induces synthesis of progesterone receptorsPrevents LH surge blocking ovulationAt end of period menstruation occurs normallyMay cause faster growth of breast cancerEndometrial and ovarian cancer rates reducedSeasonique
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