Dienogest – reliable progestin with unique attribute

Authors: Miloslav Maule
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2014; 18(4): 254-258
Category: Gynecology and Obstetrics


Dienogest, progestin was synthesized for the first time in Jena, Germany in 1979 and still has an important role among contraceptives. This fact is based on its marked positive effects – progestagenic and antiandrogenic. Other therapeutic application as well as favorable pharmacological and metabolic profile of agent provides that dieno­gest, especially in combined form, has a good perspective among oral contraceptives.

Key words:
contraception – dienogest – progestins – combined oral contraceptives


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