Effect of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate on coagulation factors and serum lipids in Egyptian women.

@article{Fahmy1991EffectOD,
  title={Effect of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate on coagulation factors and serum lipids in Egyptian women.},
  author={Kamal Fahmy and Mohsen Khairy and Gregory Allam and F Gobran and M Alloush},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1991},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          431-44
        }
}
The short-term (3 months) and long-term (15 months) effect of DMPA contraception on various coagulation parameters (predictive of thrombosis) and on serum lipids (predictive of atherosclerosis) were prospectively studied in 30 Egyptian women, compared to their pretreatment levels. There were no significant changes in all the coagulation parameters studied after 3 months, and there was only a significant reduction in antithrombin III (AT III) level after 15 months (p less than 0.01). Concerning… CONTINUE READING
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