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2019 Price of Ella
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Ulipristal volume of distribution
In Study 111014-001, mean (CV%) volume of distribution was 644.000 L (32.9%).
Discount Cards 16,000+
Clients Benefit 29%
Total savings $4,735,080
What is Ulipristal
Ulipristal is a selective progesterone receptor modulator used for the purposes of emergency contraception (Ella) and for the treatment of uterine fibroids (Fibristal). It is a derivative of 19-norprogesterone and has both antagonistic and partial agonist activity at the progesterone receptor. It also binds to glucocorticoid receptor, however compared to mifepristone (a progesterone receptor antagonist), ulipristal is more tolerable and has lower glucocorticoid activity and better binding affinity. Ulipristal is currently recommended as first line therapy for emergency contraception, due to improved efficacy and similar side effect profile as compared to the traditional use of levonorgestrel or the Yuzpe regimen. The exact mechanism of action for ulipristal is still currently debated, though there is evidence that it functions by inhibiting ovulation. A recent systematic review proclaimed that the majority of available evidence demonstrates an inhibitory effect on ovulation rather than a post-fertilization effect on the endometrium, which has been heavily debated due to ethical concerns related to abortion (Rosato et al, 2016).
Ulipristal mechanism of action
The exact mechanism of action has been heavily debated, although recent evidence suggests that ulipristal functions primarily through inhibition of ovulation, via prevention of progestin binding to the progesterone receptor. In the treatment of fibroids, ulipristal exerts a direct action on fibroids reducing their size through inhibition of cell proliferation and induction of apoptosis.
Dosage forms of Ulipristal
|Tablet||Oral use||30 mg|
Laboratoire HRA Pharma
Humans and other mammals
Indication of Ulipristal
As the product Ella (available in Canada and the US), ulipristal is indicated for use as emergency contraception after unprotected intercourse or possible contraceptive failure when administered within 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure. As the product Fibristal (available in Canada), ulipristal is indicated for treatment of the signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids in adult women.
Toxicity of Ulipristal
So look, the pharmacological characteristics of ulipristal, the active ingredient in Esmya, together with all of the non-clinical and clinical data collected from the controlled clinical trials, didn’t show any liver toxicity signals on ulipristal. And so the tox studies were clean, the controlled clinical trials were clean.
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