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Dienogest

Classification: B

Drug products: Climodien, Dienorette, Lafamme, Qlaira, Visanne

ATC code: G03AA16, G03AB08, G03DB08, G03FA15

Substances: dienogest

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 dienogest alone is endometriosis. The approved indication for dienogest in combination with ethinyl estradiol or estradiol is contraception [1,2].

Updated: 2016-12-23

Date of litterature search: 2016-12-20

References

  1. Fass.se [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
  2. Andres Mde P, Lopes LA, Baracat EC, Podgaec S. Dienogest in the treatment of endometriosis: systematic review. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015;292:523-9. PubMed
  3. 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