January 1, 2017
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In a “before and after study,” the proportion of satisfied and very satisfied women did not change from the “before” period, during which women with endometriosis were treated with norethindrone acetate, to the “after” period during treatment with dienogest.
Women with major depression undergoing surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence have worse condition-specific quality of life than non-depressed women. Postoperatively, depressed and non-depressed women have similar incontinence severity and quality of life.
In this randomized, controlled trial, provision of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate on the same day as mifepristone for medical abortion decreased efficacy a small amount and had no effect on repeat pregnancy at six months. Whether this is clinically relevant will depend on individual patient counseling and the woman’s desire for convenient contraceptive coverage.
An international study found that continued use of an etonogestrel contraceptive implant for up to five years, two years longer than the current labeling approval, did not increase the risk of pregnancy.