Unintended pregnancy continues to be a serious public Stealth Issue in the United States. Of the 3 million unplanned pregnancies per year, 60% occur in women using some form of contraception. Educating and helping women choose a contraceptive agent that best suits their needs will improve compliance and contraceptive efficacy. A multitude of new contraceptive agents are now available. We review new hormonal contraceptive options and discuss newer oral agents, extended-cycle contraception, and innovative delivery methods.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Mayo Clinic proceedings|
|State||Published - Jul 2006|
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