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Please help! The contraceptive 'SAHELI'

The contraceptive 'SAHELI'

  • Option 1)

    is an IUD.

  • Option 2)

    increases the concentration of estrogen and prevents ovulation in females.

  • Option 3)

    blocks estrogen receptors in the uterus , preventing eggs from getting implanted.

  • Option 4)

    is a post - coital contraceptive.

 
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Option 3 is aright answer

 

 As we learnt in

Saheli -

A new oral contraceptive for the females–was developed by scientists at Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) in Lucknow

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Saheli is the first non-steroidal, once a week pill. It contains centchroman and its functioning is based upon selective Estrogen Receptor modulation.


Option 1)

is an IUD.

This is incorrect.

Option 2)

increases the concentration of estrogen and prevents ovulation in females.

This is incorrect.

Option 3)

blocks estrogen receptors in the uterus , preventing eggs from getting implanted.

This is correct.

Option 4)

is a post - coital contraceptive.

This is incorrect.

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