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Examining the efficacy, safety, and patient acceptability of the combined contraceptive vaginal ring (NuvaRing).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21151688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The contraceptive vaginal ring is a novel contraceptive method that offers unique advantages. Intravaginal delivery of both estrogen and progesterone allows continuous release of medication, resulting in lower systemic levels. The use of long-term combined hormonal contraception enables improved cycle control compared with progesterone-only methods. The indications and usage of the NuvaRing(®) are described along with the efficacy, tolerability, and safety. Overall, the contraceptive vaginal ring appears to be very effective, with a favorable side-effect profile, and is highly acceptable to most patients.
Authors:
Devorah R Wieder; Lynn Pattimakiel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of women's health     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1179-1411     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Womens Health     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  2011-04-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101531698     Medline TA:  Int J Womens Health     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Center for Specialized Women's Health, Ob/Gyn and Women's Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA. wiederd@ccf.org
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