"Levonorgestrel" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE and about twice as potent as its racemic or (+-)-isomer (NORGESTREL). It is used for contraception, control of menstrual disorders, and treatment of endometriosis.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Levonorgestrel" by people in Profiles.
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia and thrombocytopenia attributed to an intrauterine contraceptive device. Transfusion. 2015 Mar; 55(3):657-60.
In women over 35 years of age who smoke, does mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) reduce the risk of DVTs compared to oral contraceptives? J Okla State Med Assoc. 2013 Sep; 106(9):362-3.
Hormonal contraceptive use, pregnancy and parity, and the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 among oncogenic HPV DNA-positive women with equivocal or mildly abnormal cytology. Int J Cancer. 2005 Dec 20; 117(6):1007-12.
Use of hormonal methods of birth control among sexually active adolescent girls. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1997 Nov; 10(4):193-8.
Levonorgestrel as a postcoital contraceptive. Contraception. 1995 Nov; 52(5):277-81.
Contraception update: implantable and injectable methods. Pediatr Ann. 1995 Apr; 24(4):203-7.
Effects of levonorgestrel on capacity of mouse oocytes for fertilization and development. Contraception. 1995 Mar; 51(3):209-14.