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Year : 1979  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 154-157

Thrombocyte function in relation to the long term application of medroxyprogesterone acetate as a female contraceptive agent

Department of Obetetrics and Gynaecology, University of kiel

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L Mettler
Department of Obetetrics and Gynaecology, University of kiel

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PMID: 529167

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In two hundred and twenty eight parous women between thirty and forty years o f age, Medroxyprogesterone acetate 150 mg depot injection every three months proved to be a one hundred per cent contraceptive agent. Minimal side effects were noted with some spotting and amenorrhoea. No significant increase in blood coagula­tion and tendency to thrombosis was noted as tested by the platelet aggregation test during medication.

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