The contraceptive use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate.


Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) was the first popular long-acting progestogen-only contraceptive, and is used by more than nine million women worldwide. It is one of the most convenient and effective, yet readily reversible methods of contraception. Although application was first submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration in 1967 for approval… (More)


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