Levonorgestrel (Aethinyloestradiolum; synonymous with microfollin; list B) - estrogen drug. More active than others in this group. Apply levonorgestrel with the lack of ovarian function on the same grounds as other estrogens (see the Follikulina). Assign inside of 0.05-0.1 mg 2 times a day for 3-4 weeks; for prostate cancer and breast cancer (in women older than 60 years) appoint up to 3 mg per day in combination with radiation therapy.
The form of release of levonorgestrel: tablets of 0.01 and 0.05 mg
Cm. also Hormonotherapy, Sex hormones.

Levonorgestrel (Aethinyloestradiolum; synonym: Esthinyl, Eticyclin, Gynoral, Microfollin, Progynon With; list B) is a synthetic steroid compound derived estradiol; 17-alpha-ethinyl Delta1,3,5-estratriene-3,17 -?-diol. Is the most active estrogenic drug. Evidence - see Hormonal drugs.
Inside applied in doses from 0.05 to 0.1 mg one or two times a day; combined with hormone yellow body in accordance with schemes of application of oestrogen drugs. With inoperable prostate cancer appoint 3 mg a day for a long time. Side effects with individual intolerance, nausea, vomiting, headache. Contraindications - see Estradiol. The form of release: tablets of 0.01 and 0.05 mg