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A comparative study of two estrogen dosages in combined oral contraceptives among Sudanese women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6141106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A prospective study of two combined oral contraceptives was conducted in the Sudan. No pregnancies occurred. Overall incidence of side effects was low. Headache was most frequently reported. Elevations were observed for weight, systolic and diastolic blood pressures, and SGOT and SGPT values while a decrease was seen for hemoglobin levels. Menstrual irregularities were not a problem for the users. Total 6-month use discontinuation rates were low for both pill groups.
A S Gerais; S Alwahab; K F Omran; W C Liao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1983 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-12     Completed Date:  1984-03-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  459-68     Citation Subset:  IM; J    
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MeSH Terms
Contraceptives, Oral / toxicity*
Contraceptives, Oral, Combined / toxicity
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal / toxicity*
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic / toxicity
Ethinyl Estradiol / administration & dosage,  toxicity*
Ethinyl Estradiol-Norgestrel Combination
Headache / chemically induced
Liver Function Tests
Menstruation / drug effects
Norgestrel / administration & dosage,  toxicity*
Prospective Studies
Random Allocation
Socioeconomic Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contraceptives, Oral; 0/Contraceptives, Oral, Combined; 0/Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal; 0/Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic; 57-63-6/Ethinyl Estradiol; 6533-00-2/Norgestrel; 8056-51-7/Ethinyl Estradiol-Norgestrel Combination

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