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Levonorgestrel concentrations during 7 years of continuous use of Jadelle contraceptive implants.
Serum levonorgestrel concentrations were assayed in a multicenter, 7-year study of 199 users of Jadelle rod implants. We examined drug levels, patterns of changes, factors affecting drug levels, andExpand
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Levonorgestrel concentrations during use of levonorgestrel rod (LNG ROD) implants.
In a three-year randomized trial that included 398 women, blood samples were collected for the purpose of assaying levonorgestrel concentrations in women using a new two-rod contraceptive implantExpand
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A randomized trial comparing misoprostol three and seven days after methotrexate for early abortion.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to determine whether vaginal misoprostol 7 days rather than 3 days after methotrexate injection increases the percent of successful abortions on the day of misoprostolExpand
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Medical Abortion With Oral Methotrexate and Vaginal Misoprostol
Objective To evaluate the safety and efficacy of oral methotrexate and vaginal misoprostol for medical abortion. Methods A prospective multicenter trial involved 300 women up to 49 days' gestationExpand
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Clinical evaluation of the Capronor contraceptive implant: preliminary report.
Capronor, a single-capsule, biodegradable, subdermal contraceptive that releases levonorgestrel over a 12- to 18-month period, has been evaluated in 48 healthy women, ages 18 to 40 years. SixteenExpand
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Contraception with two levonorgestrel rod implants. A 5-year study in the United States and Dominican Republic.
A 5-year trial of a two-rod contraceptive implant, which releases the progestin levonorgestrel (LNG rod), was conducted at four clinics with 594 women. Mean age and weight at admission were 25.5Expand
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Expanded state-funded family planning services: estimating pregnancies averted by the Family PACT Program in California, 1997-1998.
OBJECTIVES The California Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment Program was implemented in 1997 to provide family planning services for uninsured, low-income women and men. We estimated theExpand
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Serum concentrations of estradiol, progesterone, and levonorgestrel are not determinants of endometrial histology or abnormal bleeding in long-term Norplant implant users.
The objective of this study was to determine the relevance of serum estradiol, progesterone and levonorgestrel concentrations to endometrial histology and uterine bleeding associated with long-termExpand
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Removal of levonorgestrel capsules from the biceps muscle
Multiple levonorgestrel implants were identified and removed from below the biceps fascia using radiography to assist in localization, axillary block for anesthesia, careful dissection, and palpationExpand
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