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Possible Interaction: Phenobarbital and Progestins



Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Phenobarbital (phenobarbitone), phenytoin, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, felbamate and topiramate have been shown to increase the metabolism of ethinylestradiol and progestogens.
CNS drugs  •  2002  |  View Paper
The influence of drug stimulated biotransformation on the biological effectiveness of two different contraceptives (Deposition and Gravistat) was observed.- Phenobarbital , a potent enzyme inducer, is known to increase the metabolism of steroid hormones, including estrogens and progrestogens. --
Zentralblatt fur Gynakologie  •  1979  |  View Paper
Some antiepileptic drugs (e.g., phenytoin, phenobarbital , carbamazepine, and paramethadione) may cause more rapid metabolism of the progestin or estrogen component of combined oral contraceptives.
Network  •  1999  |  View Paper