Oncology and Fibroids
True regarding DMPA include the following except: (AIPG 2009)
|A||0.3% failure rate,|
|B||Does not have protective effect on C/A endometrium|
|C||Can be given in seizures|
|D||Useful in treatment of menohorrhegia|
Does not have protective effect on C/A
DMPA is believed to exert its’ contraceptive effect by some or all of the following:
a. Inhibiting ovulation
b. Changing cervical mucous
c. Changing the lining of the uterus
d. Altering fallopian tube function
2. The endometrial cancer protection effect is fivefold…i.e the incidence of ca endometrium is reduce by 5 times in a patient with DMPA According to latest population reports, the policy makers are advised to……….
a. Avoid restrictions based on age and parity. There are no medical reasons to require users of injectables to have reached a certain age or to have had children or a certain number of children.
b. Allow women who have epilepsy, tuberculosis, varicose veins, or deep venous thrombosis to use DMPA or NET EN.
a. Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
b. Known or suspected pregnancy
c. Known or suspected breast cancer
d. Active thrombophlebitis
e. History of embolism or cerebrovascular disease
f. Active liver disease or dysfunction
g. Known hypersensitivity to DEPO-PROVERA.