oa South African Medical Journal - The oral contraceptive norinyl-1 in porphyria
|Article Title||The oral contraceptive norinyl-1 in porphyria|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 MRC/UCT Renal Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1971|
|Pages||111 - 115|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Clinical features, Endocrinology, Norinyl-1, Oral contraceptive, Pharmacology and Porphyria|
A limited trial of the 'Iow dosage' oral contraceptive Norinyl-l suggests that it may be administered with safety to patients with hepatic porphyria, but it probably shares the propensity of the high dosage contraceptive to cause hepatic dysfunction in susceptible individuals.
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