Comparison of weight increase in users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and copper IUD up to 5 years.

@article{Bahamondes2001ComparisonOW,
  title={Comparison of weight increase in users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and copper IUD up to 5 years.},
  author={Luis Bahamondes and Soledad Del Castillo and Gl{\`o}ria Tabar{\'e}s and X E Arce and Marcos Perrotti and Catia Petta},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={223-5}
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the weight variation in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) compared to users of the TCu380A intrauterine device (IUD). A cohort of 206 healthy women allocated in two groups of 103 women according to the contraceptive method used was evaluated through 5 years. Each user of DMPA was paired with an IUD user by age (+/- 1 year) and weight (+/- 1 kg) at the beginning of the study. Weight was evaluated yearly during… CONTINUE READING

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