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Descriptor English: Contraceptive Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Anticonceptivos
Descriptor Portuguese: Anticoncepcionais
Descriptor French: Contraceptifs
Entry term(s): Agents, Contraceptive
Contraceptive Effect
Contraceptive Effects
Contraceptives
Effect, Contraceptive
Effects, Contraceptive
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.875.360
D27.505.954.705.360
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003270
Scope note: Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
Annotation: chemical, not mechanical (= CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES); pregnancy despite use = CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS with no qualifiers, not with /adv eff; note entry term CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECT: use only for the contraceptive effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Contraceptive Devices (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 67
History Note: 67
DeCS ID: 3289
Unique ID: D003270
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Contraceptive Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0005102
Scope note Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
Preferred term Contraceptive Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Contraceptive
Contraceptives
Contraceptive Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556262
Preferred term Contraceptive Effect
Entry term(s) Contraceptive Effects
Effect, Contraceptive
Effects, Contraceptive



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