Depo-Provera

Depo-Provera

Depo Provera: a contraceptive injection (Somali)

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Somali
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Depo Provera: tallaalka uurka laga hortago
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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2004
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Australia

Provides information on Depo Provera, including how it works, side effects, advantages and disadvantages, and other things to think about, in Somali.

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Depo Provera: a contraceptive injection (Spanish)

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Depo Provera: una inyeccion anticonceptiva
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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2004
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Australia

Provides information on Depo Provera, including how it works, side effects, advantages and disadvantages, and other things to think about, in Spanish.

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Depo-Provera and bone mineral density

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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
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Washington, DC

Summarizes the findings of research on Depo-Provera's effect on bone density (2004).

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Includes bibliographical references.

Significant bone loss associated with Depo-Provera use is sadly no surprise; we call for action to make sure this doesn't happen

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Canadian Women's Health Network
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2004
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the debate surrounding Depo-Provera's approval for contraception use in 1997 when women's groups had already highlighted it's impact on bone mineral density.

Depo-Provera approved: lessons for the future

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Sari Tudiver
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Women's Health Clinic
Publication Date: 
1997
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Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the approval of Depo-Provera by Health Canada for use as a contraceptive. Raises concerns about the regulatory process, the lack of long-term research, and the need for guidelines and protocols.

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Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera letter to The Honorable Benoit Bouchard, National Minister of Health and Welfare

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Madeline Boscoe
Sari Tudiver
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Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera
Publication Date: 
1991

Discusses the Coalition's concerns about the possible impending approval of depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depo-Provera) as an injectable contraceptive.

An epidemiological review of the injectable contraceptive, Depo-provera

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C. Sathyamala
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Medico Friend Circle
Publication Date: 
2000
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India

Examines the safety aspect of Depo-provera as a contraceptive.

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BIRT.S38 2000

Facts about injectable contraception

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The Contraception Report
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2003
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Houston, TX

Provides a brief introduction to injectable contraceptions. Lists and answers a few of the most common questions regarding injectable contraceptions, including possible heath risks and usage instructions.

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Women with disabilities & reproductive rights

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DisAbled Women's Rights Network Ontario
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DisAbled Women's Rights Network Ontario
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North Bay, ON

Highlights the issues of women with disabilities reproductive rights, sex education, as well as health services available to this group. Discusses the birth control method of Depo Provera in the context of women with disabilities.

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Injectable medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception

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Richard Boroditsky
Edith Guilbert
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JOGC
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Gives a summary from the available evidence to guide clinical decisions about depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, also known as Depo-provera (DMPA).

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BIRT.S63 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.
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