Continuous-Use Ethinylestradiol/Levonorgestrel 20μg/90μg as an Oral Contraceptive

Bednarek, Paula
October 2007
Drugs;2007, Vol. 67 Issue 16, p2478
Academic Journal
The article relates the author's perspective on the use of Ethinylestradiol/Levonorgestrel 20µgram/90µgram as an oral contraceptive. She remarks that the contraceptive is the first combination oral hormonal contraceptive for continuous daily use, without hormone-free days or placebo. She contends that the cumulative monthly dose of the formulation may actually be equal to or lower than that in many other formulations of oral hormonal contraceptives, given the low dose per tablet.


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