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Title: Longterm contraception by subcutaneous silastic R capsules containing megestrol acetate
Other Titles: Contraception
Authors: Coutinho, Elsimar Metzker
Mattos, Carlos E. R.
Sant'Anna, Ana Rita S.
Adeodato Filho, José
Silva, Maria Conceicão
Tatum, Howard J.
Issue Date: 1970
Publisher: Contraception
Abstract: Contraceptive effectiveness and acceptability of subcutaneous silastic capsules containing Megestrol Acetate (M.A.) were evaluated in 188 women of childbearing age. The patients were observed for a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 18 months. A total of 1,448 cycles were recorded. In patients bearing 4 implants eleven pregnancies were reported during 1,076 months of use. No pregnancies occurred in the group of patients bearing 5 capsules, during 372 months of use. Data are presented which suggest that in most patients in both groups conception is prevented without inhibition of ovulation.
Description: Texto completo. Acesso restrito. p. 313–321
URI: http://repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/13344
ISSN: 0010-7824
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