Estrogens and Progestins – Reproductive Pharmacology

by Pravin Shukle, MD

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    The lecture Estrogens and Progestins – Reproductive Pharmacology by Pravin Shukle, MD is from the course Reproductive Pharmacology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Estrogens
    • Progestins

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. A 45-year-old mother of two children with a history of DVT
    2. a 40-year-old woman who quit smoking 20 years ago
    3. A 35-year-old woman who often has painful and heavy periods
    4. A 51-year-old woman who is experiencing hot flashes
    1. Iatrogenic menopause
    2. Vaginal adenocarcinoma
    3. Ectopic pregnancy
    4. Infertility
    5. Increased risk of breast cancer
    1. Forces the uterus to contract to expel the fertilized ovum
    2. Prevents ovulation
    3. Alters cervical gland formation and function
    4. Reduce implantation receptivity in the fallopian tubes
    5. Decreases the chance of implanting in the uterine wall
    1. Increased risk of uterine cancer
    2. Increased risk of developing colorblindness
    3. Increased risk of liver cancer
    4. Reduced risk of developing a hemangioma in the liver
    5. Increased risk of osteopenia
    1. Reduces risk of endometrial cancer
    2. Negates all the negative side effects of estrogen
    3. Improves bioavailability of estrogen
    4. Improves absorption of estrogen
    5. Reduces cardiovascular disease risk seen in estrogen only therapies
    1. Estradiol decreases the libido
    2. Female gonadal tract development with secondary sexual characters
    3. Action on central nervous system reducing secretion of gonadotropins from pituitary
    4. Increases triglycerides, reduces low-density lipoproteins and increases high-density lipoproteins
    5. Increases coagulation of blood protiens
    1. Treatment of deep vein thrombosis
    2. Treatment of hypogonadism
    3. Hormone replacement therapy in premature ovarian failure
    4. Hormone replacement therapy in surgical removal of ovary
    5. Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women
    1. Hypotension
    2. Breast tenderness
    3. Migraine
    4. Hypertriglyceridemia
    5. Nausea
    1. 3 days
    2. 4 days
    3. 5 days
    4. 6 days
    5. 1 week

    Author of lecture Estrogens and Progestins – Reproductive Pharmacology

     Pravin Shukle, MD

    Pravin Shukle, MD

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