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Descriptor English: Contraceptives, Oral
Descriptor Spanish: Anticonceptivos Orales
Descriptor Portuguese: Anticoncepcionais Orais
Descriptor French: Contraceptifs oraux
Entry term(s): Contraceptive, Low-Dose Oral
Contraceptive, Oral
Contraceptives, Low-Dose Oral
Contraceptives, Phasic Oral
Low Dose Oral Contraceptive
Low-Dose Oral Contraceptive
Low-Dose Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptive
Oral Contraceptive, Low-Dose
Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptives, Low Dose
Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose
Oral Contraceptives, Phasic
Phasic Oral Contraceptives
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.875.360.276.210
D27.505.954.705.360.276.210
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003276
Scope note: Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
Annotation: pregn despite use: see note on CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS
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
DeCS ID: 3295
Unique ID: D003276
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Contraceptives, Oral - Preferred
Concept UI M0005114
Scope note Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
Preferred term Contraceptives, Oral
Entry term(s) Contraceptive, Oral
Oral Contraceptive
Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptives, Phasic - Narrower
Concept UI M0005116
Preferred term Oral Contraceptives, Phasic
Entry term(s) Contraceptives, Phasic Oral
Phasic Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose - Narrower
Concept UI M0005115
Preferred term Oral Contraceptives, Low-Dose
Entry term(s) Contraceptive, Low-Dose Oral
Contraceptives, Low-Dose Oral
Low Dose Oral Contraceptive
Low-Dose Oral Contraceptive
Low-Dose Oral Contraceptives
Oral Contraceptive, Low-Dose
Oral Contraceptives, Low Dose



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