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Title: What hormonal contraception is most effective for obese women?
Author: Gordon, Lauren; Thakur, Netra; Atlas, Michel C.
Keywords: body weight
birth control
Depo-Provera
NuvaRing
Date: 2007-06
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 56(6) 2007: 471-473.
Abstract: Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA; Depo-Provera) and the combination contraceptive vaginal ring (NuvaRing) are most effective for obese women because they don't appear to be affected by body weight (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, consistent cohort studies).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3644

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