The objective of this multicenter randomized clinical trial was to compare the efficacy, acceptability, and occurrence of side effects associated with the oral versus vaginal route of administration of contraceptive pills.
Eight hundred nineteen healthy, parous women of reproductive age were recruited at family planning clinics and research centers, members of the South to South Cooperation in Reproductive Heall, in seven countries of the developing world.
These women were randomly assigned to use either oral or vaginal admistration of the same contraceptive pill, which contained 250 mug levonorgestrel and 50 mug ethinyl estradiol.
Mots-clés Pascal : Contraceptif, Voie orale, Voie vaginale, Etude comparative, Etude multicentrique, Efficacité traitement, Toxicité, Homme, Femelle, Epidémiologie, Pays en développement, Voie administration
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Contraceptive, Oral administration, Vaginal route, Comparative study, Multicenter study, Treatment efficiency, Toxicity, Human, Female, Epidemiology, Developing countries, Route of administration
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Code Inist : 002B20A01. Création : 199406.