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Progestins

What are Progestins

Progestins are synthetic steroid hormones that activate the progesterone receptor in a similar way to progesterone but each individual progestin has its own distinctive effect.

The progestins are used to treat amenorrhea, premenstrual tension and abnormal uterine bleeding. As they prevent ovulation, progestins are a major constituent of oral contraceptives and other forms of contraception. Progestins can also act to decrease levels of some hormones so can be used to treat hormonally sensitive cancers, for transgender hormone suppression and for precocious puberty.

List of Progestins:

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Plan B (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
730 reviews
   
8.8
Megace ES (Pro, More...)
generic name: megestrol
7 reviews
   
8.7
Plan B One-Step (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
548 reviews
   
8.7
Next Choice (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
39 reviews
   
8.3
My Way (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
21 reviews
   
8.0
Prometrium (Pro, More...)
generic name: progesterone
20 reviews
   
8.0
Megace (Pro, More...)
generic name: megestrol
11 reviews
   
7.7
Makena (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydroxyprogesterone
27 reviews
   
7.6
Skyla (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
985 reviews
   
7.2
Aygestin (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
4 reviews
   
6.8
Mirena (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
1,644 reviews
   
6.8
Provera (Pro, More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
95 reviews
   
6.5
Ortho Micronor (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
78 reviews
   
6.3
Implanon (Pro, More...)
generic name: etonogestrel
1,525 reviews
   
6.2
Liletta (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
168 reviews
   
6.1
Lyza (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
49 reviews
   
6.0
Nexplanon (Pro, More...)
generic name: etonogestrel
2,625 reviews
   
5.8
Jencycla (More...)
generic name: norethindrone
4 reviews
   
5.7
depo-subQ provera 104 (Pro, More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
2 reviews
   
5.5
Jolivette (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
74 reviews
   
5.3
Nora-Be (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
80 reviews
   
5.1
Errin (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
35 reviews
   
4.9
Depo-Provera (Pro, More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
1,123 reviews
   
4.8
Depo-Provera Contraceptive (More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
7 reviews
   
4.8
Camila (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
28 reviews
   
4.6
Crinone (More...)
generic name: progesterone
1 review
   
4.0
Nor-QD (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
1 review
   
4.0
Endometrin (Pro, More...)
generic name: progesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
First Progesterone MC10 (More...)
generic name: progesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Hylutin (More...)
generic name: hydroxyprogesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Menopause Formula Progesterone (More...)
generic name: progesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Prochieve (More...)
generic name: progesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
Prodrox (More...)
generic name: hydroxyprogesterone
0 reviews
   
0.0
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