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Understanding combined oral contraception

Publication date: Saturday, 08 June 2013
Contributor(s): Dr Paula Briggs

Formulations have evolved considerably since the combined oral contraceptive pill (COC) became available more than 50 years ago. Understanding the sex-steroid hormones in currently available COCs is essential, as it helps to indicate the combination with the greatest potential benefit for each woman. In this new article, Dr Paula Briggs goes back to the basic structure of the COC to explain how to choose the right pill for the right woman at the right time.
Category: Editorial
Edition: WHJ-Online
Contributor(s): Dr Paula Briggs

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