Weight Change and Hormonal Contraception: Fact and Fiction

Mags E Beksinska; Jenni A Smit; Franco Guidozzi


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Evidence-based Guidelines for Progestogen-only Injectable Contraception

The Family Planning Global Handbook for Providers cites weight gain as one of the side effects of the progestogen-only injectables (DMPA and NET-EN).[39] In the question and answer section the handbook gives a brief summary of the existing evidence for DMPA-IM (Box 2).


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