Comparison of Norethindrone-Containing OCPs to Desogestrel OCPs and Depro-Provera in Women
Final rept. 23 Sep 1996-30 Sep 2001
ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIEL COMMAND FORT DETRICK MD
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This prospective, longitudinal study examined contraceptive outcomes among active-duty military and civilian women who receive one of three different methods of contraception Depo-Provera, Ortho-Novum 135 and Ortho-Cept. Outcomes examined included method continuation, satisfaction, dysmenorrhea, menstrual bleeding, pregnancy rates, bone density and plasma lipids. This final summary report details the specific activities that have occurred during Year 5 September 23, 2000 to September 22, 2001. All major objectives were completed during year five. Twenty four month visits have been completed on all subjects. Data analysis has been completed. One paper has been published in the prestigious ObGyn journal, Obstetrics Gynecology, and two others are in preparation as this project comes to a close.
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