Date of Award
Master of Science in Nursing
Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) is a long acting progesterone only contraceptive agent. Side effects such as irregular bleeding patterns and weight gain are attributed to discontinuation. The purpose of this study was to describe depot medroxyprogesterone acetate discontinuation after weight gain in 17 to 19 year-old adolescent girls.
Church, Donna Lea, "Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate discontinuation after weight gain in 17-19 year old adolescent girls" (2002). Theses Digitization Project. 2047.