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The purpose of this study is to determine whether teens and young women would prefer the Nuvaring to oral contraceptive pills after having tried both methods.
Sexually active young women (n=130), aged 15-21 years, were randomly assigned to use either the vaginal ring or oral contraceptive pills for an initial study interval of three 28-day cycles, followed by three cycles of the alternate method. Participants completed surveys about method use, acceptability and side effects at baseline, after three cycles, and after six cycles, as well as in a follow up telephone interview one month after study completion.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
OCPs, vaginal ring
New Generation Health Center
University of California, San Francisco
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:43:16-0400
The purpose of this study is to assess the contraceptive efficacy of the Etonogestrel (ENG) + 17β-Estradiol (E2) vaginal ring in women between 18 and 35 years of age based on the number o...
The purpose of this study is to assess the contraceptive efficacy of the ENG-E2 vaginal ring in women between 18 and 35 years of age based on the number of in-treatment pregnancies as expr...
The study investigates four vaginal ring groups with respect to relief of primary dysmenorrhea, and should identify at least one vaginal ring that shows clinically relevant treatment effic...
The purpose of the study is to assess the performance and safe use of the vaginal ring applicator as an optional aid for insertion of a placebo vaginal ring into the vagina in healthy wome...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the etonogestrel (ENG) + 17β-estradiol (E2) vaginal ring compared to placebo vaginal ring in the treatment of dysmenorrhea at Trea...
MTN-020/ASPIRE trial and IPM-027/Ring Study recently proved the dapivirine vaginal ring was safe and effective with consistent use. To optimize the ring's impact, the barriers and facilitators to ring...
This work investigates the impact of vaginal ring size and drug loading on the in vitro release, safety, ease of fit, and pharmacokinetics in cynomolgus macaques of matrix-type silicone elastomer vagi...
It seems logical that the composition of the vaginal microbiota would be a significant variable influencing pregnancy outcome. Bacteria that are not part of the normal microbiota can trigger induction...
A physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model of the vaginal space was developed with the aim of predicting concentrations in the vaginal and cervical space. These predictions can be used to op...
Hormonal contraception has been associated with a reduced risk of vaginal dysbiosis, which in turn has been associated with reduced prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV....
The uptake of substances from the VAGINA via the vaginal epithelium/mucosa.
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.
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