Transfer of contraceptive steroids in milk of women using long-acting gestagens.

@article{Koetsawang1982TransferOC,
  title={Transfer of contraceptive steroids in milk of women using long-acting gestagens.},
  author={Suporn Koetsawang and P Nukulkarn and K. Fotherby and K Shrimanker and M Mangalam and K Towobola},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1982},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={321-31}
}
Levels of norethisterone and medroxyprogesterone acetate were measured in serum and milk of women receiving the injectable contraceptive formulations Norigest and DepoProvera, respectively, throughout complete injection intervals. In 5 of 10 women receiving Norigest, serum norethisterone levels were undetectable by 8 weeks after injection and only 2 women had detectable levels of norethisterone in milk at this time. In contrast, 8 of 10 women receiving DepoProvera had detectable levels of… CONTINUE READING