Article Text

PDF
▾ Marvelon - an OC with a new progestagen

Abstract

Marvelon (Organon) is a 21-day, fixed-dose combined oral contraceptive (OC) containing 30 mcg of ethinyloestradiol (EE) and 150 mcg of a new progestagen, desogestrel (D). It thus differs only by using D in place of the closely related levonorgestrel (LN) from the established formulation used in Microgynon 30 and Ovranette - which accounts for about one-third of the OC market in Britain.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.