Effects of hormonal contraceptives on bone mineral density.

@article{Cromer1999EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of hormonal contraceptives on bone mineral density.},
  author={Barbara A. Cromer},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={213-22}
}
The clinical research to date on the effects of 3 types of hormonal contraceptives, i.e. depot medroxyprogesterone acetate ('Depo-Provera'), levonorgestrel subdermal implants ('Norplant'), and oral contraceptives, on bone mineral density in premenopausal women is reviewed. The large variance in results across studies for each method is in part due to differences in research design, techniques for measuring bone mineral density, age of the study participants and type of oral contraceptive… CONTINUE READING
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