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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
772 reviews
   
8.8
Megace ES (Pro, More...)
generic name: megestrol
7 reviews
   
8.7
Plan B One-Step (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
576 reviews
   
8.7
Next Choice (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
41 reviews
   
8.0
Prometrium (Pro, More...)
generic name: progesterone
20 reviews
   
8.0
Makena (Pro, More...)
generic name: hydroxyprogesterone
32 reviews
   
7.7
Megace (Pro, More...)
generic name: megestrol
11 reviews
   
7.7
My Way (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
22 reviews
   
7.7
Skyla (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
1,041 reviews
   
7.3
Mirena (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
1,684 reviews
   
6.7
Provera (Pro, More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
99 reviews
   
6.5
Ortho Micronor (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
78 reviews
   
6.3
Implanon (Pro, More...)
generic name: etonogestrel
1,549 reviews
   
6.2
Liletta (Pro, More...)
generic name: levonorgestrel
211 reviews
   
6.1
Aygestin (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
5 reviews
   
6.0
Lyza (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
53 reviews
   
6.0
Nexplanon (Pro, More...)
generic name: etonogestrel
2,775 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
78 reviews
   
5.3
Nora-Be (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
84 reviews
   
5.1
Errin (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
38 reviews
   
4.9
Depo-Provera (Pro, More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
1,171 reviews
   
4.8
Depo-Provera Contraceptive (More...)
generic name: medroxyprogesterone
7 reviews
   
4.8
Camila (Pro, More...)
generic name: norethindrone
32 reviews
   
4.3
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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