Bone mineral density in women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception.

@article{Scholes1999BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density in women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception.},
  author={Delia Scholes and Andrea Z LaCroix and Susan M. Ott and Laura Ichikawa and William Eric Barlow},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1999},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={
          233-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the possible effects of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate injectable contraception on bone mineral density in reproductive-age women. METHODS We conducted a population-based cross-sectional comparison of bone mineral density levels in women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate contraception and in women of similar age not using this method. The study recruited 457 nonpregnant women aged 18-39 years who were enrollees of a Washington state health maintenance… CONTINUE READING

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