Sexual function in first-time contraceptive ring and contraceptive patch users.

  title={Sexual function in first-time contraceptive ring and contraceptive patch users.},
  author={Clarisa R. Gracia and Mary D. Sammel and Sarah A. Charlesworth and Hui Lin and Kurt T. Barnhart and Mitchell D Creinin},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={93 1},
OBJECTIVE To assess sexual function of first-time users of the contraceptive ring and contraceptive patch. DESIGN Open-label randomized trial. SETTING Multicenter study. PATIENT(S) A total of 500 healthy, premenopausal, nonpregnant women who had recently used combined oral contraceptives. INTERVENTION(S) Contraceptive ring vs. contraceptive patch. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Subjects completed the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) before randomization to the study product and after 3… CONTINUE READING


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