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Duphaston
...  is a brand name for a generic drug known as dydrogesterone. Dydrogesterone is a synthetic hormone that is similar to progesterone, a sex hormone which is naturally produced within the body. Generic Duphaston is commonly used for a number of different menstrual disorders which may take place because of a lack of progesterone within the body. The chemical progesterone is needed for the  ...

Endometrial Carcinoma
...  Becenun, Bicnu, Carmubris, Carmustin, Cisplatin, Cytarabine, Depo-Provera, Dactinomycin, Provera, Epirubicin, Megace, Filgrastim Cytoxan, Fulvestrant, Gliadel, Megace ES,  ...

Endometriosis
...  Aygestin, Apri, Aviane, Ciclovulan, Cytarabine, Danazol, Danocrine, Desogen, Epirubicin, Ethinyl estradiol, Filgrastim, Fulvestrant, Idarubicin, Kariva, Levora, Lupron, Lutera, Levlen, Medroxyprogesterone, Mircette, Norethindrone, Ondansetron, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Provera, Seasonale, Sprintec, Triphasil,  ...

Ovarian Cancer
...  take form on the surface of both ovaries. It is also the most common type. Germ cell tumors - form in egg-producing cells. Usually affect younger women. Stromal Tumors - develop in the estrogen and progesterone producing tissue. What Are The Risks With Having An Ovarian Cancer? Below are the predisposing and precipitating risk factors involving ovarian cancer: Family history of cancer Previous  ...

Contraception
...  responsible. Medications Alesse, Cyproterone, Desogen, Drospirenone, Duofem, Estrace, Estradiol, Ethinyl estradiol, Evra, Gestanol, Gestanon, Gestormone, L-Norgestrel, Levlen, Levonorgestrel, Medroxyprogesterone, Mircette, Orageston, Organon, Ortho Evra, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo, Ovral, Perselin, Provera, Seasonale, Triphasil, Turinal,  ...

Reflux
...  or pregnancy. Up to 70% of women are affected by indigestion or heartburn at some stage during pregnancy. Apart from the issue of increased pressure, it is thought that during pregnancy the hormone progesterone relaxes the valve which normally prevents the reflux or "back wash" of acid occurring. Of course you don’t have to be pregnant to have heartburn. Drinking alcohol and smoking,  ...

Postpartum Depression
...  for postpartum depression, some factors play a role in the formation of this mental disorder. Some of the reasons for this disorder are the following; a sudden drop in a woman’s estrogen and progesterone level following childbirth and low hormone production by the thyroid gland which causes chemical changes in the brain thereby leading to depression. Researchers have theorized that  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  in getting pregnant due to PCOS. These drugs aided to decrease the occurrence of miscarriage and increase the level of ovulation in women. Patients may be prescribed with oral contraceptive pills (progesterone) to regulate the menstrual cycle and may also be helpful in the treatment of hirsutism particularly if the medication contains Cyproterone acetate. Prevention Of Polycystic Ovary  ...

Menstrual Cycle
...  sensation or pain in their abdomen. In between day 15 to 26, the luteal or secretory phase happens. This is the body’s preparation for fertilization. While the eggs spends time in the uterus, progesterone is produced in anticipation of fertilization and the uterus becomes thick and packed with rich blood for the embryo to attach itself into and provide the necessary nutrients for the  ...

Ovaries
...  many of them undergo atresia and die before a woman reaches the puberty stage. Aside from the egg cell, the ovaries are also responsible for the production of the sex hormones, which are the progesterone and estrogen. They account for the secondary female characteristics, like the enlargement of the breasts, widening of the hips and the monthly menstruation. Inside the organ, you will  ...


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