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Desogestrel

Classification: B

Drug products: Azalia, Cerazette®, Desogestrel Orifarm, Desogestrel Sandoz, Desogestrel STADA, Desogestrel Teva, Desolett®, Desolett® 28, Femistad, Gestrina, Mercilon®, Mercilon® 28, Velavel, Vinelle, Zarelle

ATC code: G03AA09, G03AC09

Substances: desogestrel

Summary

As the substance is only used by women, analyses on sex or gender differences have not been considered relevant.

Additional information

The approved indication for desogestrel with or without combination with ethinyl estradiol is contraception [1-3].

Updated: 2016-12-23

Date of litterature search: 2016-12-20

References

  1. Fass.se [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
  2. Physicians' Desk Reference. http://www.pdr.net. [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
  3. Dollery C Sir, editor. Therapeutic drugs. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone; 1999
  4. Läkemedelsstatistik. Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen. 2015 [cited 2016-12-19.] Socialstyrelsens statistikdatabas

Authors: Mia von Euler, Linnéa Karlsson Lind

Reviewed by: Mia von Euler

Approved by: Karin Schenck-Gustafsson