Quinacrine sterilization: experience among women at high risk for surgery.

  title={Quinacrine sterilization: experience among women at high risk for surgery.},
  author={Annu Sarin},
  journal={Advances in contraception : the official journal of the Society for the Advancement of Contraception},
  volume={15 3},
  • Annu Sarin
  • Published 1999 in
    Advances in contraception : the official journal…
A non-surgical method of female sterilization is needed because many women are at high risk of complications with standard surgical methods, especially in developing countries. Also, some women who desire sterilization refuse it for fear of surgery. To meet these special needs, we initiated a trial of quinacrine sterilization (QS), a non-surgical method involving transcervical insertion of 252 mg quinacrine as pellets by a modified IUD inserter. Diclofenac (50 mg) was inserted with the… CONTINUE READING