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:: Volume 10, Issue 2 (5-2024) ::
IBBJ 2024, 10(2): 0-0 Back to browse issues page
Study of injection Depomedroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) at tertiary care teaching hospital
Swati Gurav * 1, Uma Wankhede2
1- BJGMC PUNE , swati.gurav2009@gmail.com
Abstract:   (37 Views)
Background: Injectable Contraceptive is fourth most popular family planning method worldwide after
female sterilization, intra uterine contraceptive device & oral contraceptive. Postpartum contraception
is crucial for health of women.
This was retrospective study from 1 st Jan 2020 to 31st August 2021 at tertiary care teaching hospital in pune
Aim of study was to know demographic details of DMPA (Depot Metroxy Progesterone Acetate)
users, side effects & compliance of Inj DMPA. Medical record of 223 women who opted for Inj DMPA after counseling regarding contraceptive options was studied.
Most common side effect observed in Inj DMPA users was menstrual disorder irregular bleeding 62.3%
followed by weight gain, amenorrhea & headache in 9.4%,1.7% & 1.3% women respectively. 24.66%
women were para one while majority of DMPA users belonged to 21 to 25 years of age group.
MPA is highly effective, safe, long term reversible contraceptive option. Proper counseling if done
before & after administration of Inj DMPA lead to better patient compliance
Keywords: DMPA, postpartum contraception, family planning
Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Clinical Medicine
Received: 2023/12/17 | Accepted: 2024/06/11 | Published: 2024/06/11
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Gurav S, Wankhede U. Study of injection Depomedroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) at tertiary care teaching hospital. IBBJ 2024; 10 (2)
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