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Combined Oral Contraceptive (COC) Antiretroviral (ARV) Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) in Malawi

2014-08-27 03:18:33 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research study is to learn about the birth control pill called LoFemenal in HIV+ and HIV negative women who live in Malawi. This is a pilot study to determine the effect of antiretroviral therapy on the pharmacokinetics of the most commonly used oral contraceptive in HIV+ women; and to measure ovulation suppression in women taking the oral contraceptive pill and antiretroviral therapy at the same time. Nine women will be enrolled and will be followed for a total of 4 months.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Unintended Pregnancy

Location

UNC Project Malawi
Lilongwe
Malawi

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:33-0400

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