By Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc
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We have learned over the last decade that treatments for premenstrual syndrome must be studied in comparison with a placebo because of the powerful placebo response associated with this disorder. 48 A statistically significant reduction associated with Yasmin treatment was achieved in only one category, that measuring acne, appetite, and food cravings. The overall result was essentially not significant. 49 Marvelon was associated with a small increase in body weight after the fifth cycle; the average body weight associated with Yasmin remained throughout the 2 years below the baseline level at the beginning of the study, but increased to a level above the baseline at the end of the study.
Most changes are not statistically significant, and when they are, they are so subtle as to be of no clinical significance. The decreased androgenicity of the progestins in the newer products is reflected in increased SHBG and decreased free testosterone concentrations to a greater degree than the older oral contraceptives. 39 The new progestins, because of their reduced androgenicity, predictably do not adversely affect the cholesterol-lipoprotein profile. Indeed, the estrogen-progestin balance of combined oral contraceptives containing one of the new progestins even promotes favorable lipid changes.
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A Clinical Guide for Contraception by Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc