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This page might help you learn a few things about contraceptives!


Question Answer
If NuvaRing® is out of the body for ____ hours a back-up is needed for 7 days3 hours
Injectable birth controlmedroxyprogesterone (Depo-Provera ®)
Name of the contraceptive patchEvra®
Drug that causes drowsiness and contains soy and peanutmicronized progesterone (Prometrium®)
Hormone that surges immediately prior to ovulationLutenizing hormone (LH)
Drug of choice for dysmenorrheaNSAIDs, but not ASA
Types of oral contraceptivesLow dose estrogen, monophasic, biphasic, triphasic, extended cycles
Weight restriction for oral emergency contraceptives less effective in women weighing 165 to 176 pounds (75-80 kg), and are not effective in women over 176 pounds (80 kg)


Question Answer
Oral contraceptives more likely to cause embolismsDaine-35®, Cyestra-35®, Yasmin® and Yaz® (anti-androgen progesterone)
MOA of estrogens for contraceptionNegative feedback cycle preventing the formation and release of ovum
Purpose of oxytocic drugsStimulate uterine smooth muscle contraction
Source of Premarin®Pregnant mare's urine
Use of Black Cohoshhot flushes
How often is Depo-Provera® givenEvery 12 weeks, never longer than 13 weeks
What do androgens do to libidoIncrease it
What is dysmenorrheaPainful menses