Evaluation of body composition during low-dose estrogen oral contraceptives treatment.

OBJECTIVE To determine in a prospective study if the use of two low-dose estrogen oral contraceptives is associated with changes in weight or body composition. DESIGN 80 outpatients referring to the family planning service, aged 18-43 years were randomly assigned to a treatment with the EE/desogestrel or EE/gestodene association, 20 patients with IUD… CONTINUE READING