Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy does not reduce oral contraceptive effectiveness.

  title={Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy does not reduce oral contraceptive effectiveness.},
  author={Kavita Nanda and Sinead A Delany-Moretlwe and Karine Dub{\'e} and Anja Lendvay and Cynthia Kwok and Lebohang Molife and Sarah Nakubulwa and Vinodh A. Edward and Bernard Mpairwe and Florence Maureen Mirembe},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of nevirapine-containing antiretroviral therapy (ART) on combined oral contraceptive (COC) effectiveness. DESIGN Nonrandomized prospective clinical trial. METHODS We enrolled HIV-infected women aged 18-35 years in South Africa and Uganda who had regular menses, were sexually active, and had no medical contraindications to COC use. We enrolled 196 women taking nevirapine-containing ART and 206 women not yet eligible for ART as a control group. We treated all… CONTINUE READING
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