Levonorgestrel

"Levonorgestrel" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Levonorgestrel" by people in this website by year, and whether "Levonorgestrel" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2011
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