[Amenorrhoea following oral contraception. Pathophysiological problems (author's transl)].

@article{Schaison1980AmenorrhoeaFO,
  title={[Amenorrhoea following oral contraception. Pathophysiological problems (author's transl)].},
  author={Gilbert Schaison},
  journal={La Nouvelle presse medicale},
  year={1980},
  volume={9 41},
  pages={3083-6}
}
In women with previously normal menstrual cycles the hypothalamus-pituitary-ovarian function returns to normal within one month after anovulatory steroids are discontinued, and although the follicular phase is prolonged, the ovulation mechanisms are restored within 3 to 4 weeks. Oral contraception by itself does not produce amenorrhoea, but it may mask… CONTINUE READING