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HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION
Contraceptive methods are used to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Contraception allows women/couples to explore plan on childbearing and family planning.
Hormonal contraception is a method with high rate of effectiveness and ease of administration. It is the widely used method of reversible contraception.
It does not protect against STIs/HIV.

Hormonal Contraception Drug Information

Drug Information
Dienille
dienogest + ethinylestradiol

Indication: Hormonal contraception. Mild to moderate acne in women who desire OC.

Indication: Emergency contraception w/in 120 hr (5 days) of unprotected sexual intercourse or contraceptive failure.

Indication: OC. Moderate acne vulgaris in women seeking OC. Symptomatic treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder in wo...

Indication: Prevention of pregnancy. Moderate acne vulgaris not controlled by conventional therapy eg, topical prep & ...

Indication: Prevention of pregnancy.

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