progestin-only contraceptive


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progestin-only contraceptive

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A nonestrogen-containing medication, such as a "mini-pill, " or an injectable progestogen, used to prevent pregnancy
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They propose that women's ability to accurately self-assess their contraindications to combination oral contraceptives may also apply to progestin-only contraceptives, such as injectables, which have fewer contraindications and potentially could be administered by trained staff in drug shops.
Some controversy exists over the risks of progestin-only contraceptives.
Patients with the following conditions may be safer using progestin-only contraceptives or an IUD: migraines, history of thromboembolism, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, systemic lupus erythematosus with vasculitis or antiphospholipid antibodies, or elevated triglycerides.
Other medical options besides extended use oral contraceptives for reducing menstruation include injectable progestin-only contraceptives, the levonorgestrel intrauterine device, oral progestins, danazol, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
Until such information is available, any link between vaginal wetness and injectable progestin-only contraceptives remains speculative.
37) "Studies of levonorgestrel implants in various countries indicate that effects on bone density, if any, are small," says Irving Sivin, a senior scientist at the New York-based Population Council who has extensively studied and helped to develop progestin-only contraceptives.
Immediate post-partum initiation of progestin-only contraceptives does not appear to interfere with the production of breast milk and protects women against unintended pregnancy in the first months following delivery, Dr.
Exposure to progestin-only contraceptives has been associated with a 2.
Compared with other longer-acting progestin-only contraceptives like injectables and implants, MICRONOR offers immediate reversibility and is more convenient than barrier methods," says Dr.

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