Noncontraceptive use of contraceptive

Monique Collier Nickles, Elizabeth Alderman

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Abstract

• On the basis of strong research evidence, there are many noncontraceptive advantages to use of hormonal contraceptive agents in adolescent girls. (3) (4)(5)(7)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14) • On the basis of research evidence and consensus, most of these agents are safe with minor adverse effects. (2)(3)(4)(5)(7)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14) • On the basis of research evidence and consensus, through application of evidence-based approaches and proper counseling, pediatricians can use various contraceptive agents to treat several medical conditions and to help alleviate many of the undesired symptoms and complications associated with menstrual periods. (2)(3)(4)(5)(7)(10)(11)(12)(13) (14) • On the basis of research evidence and consensus, these agents may be used in sexually active adolescents to simultaneously help prevent unintended adolescent pregnancies. (2)(3)(4)(5)(7)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-242
Number of pages14
JournalPediatrics in review
Volume35
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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