Norplant: reversible implant contraception.

I. Sivin, D. N. Robertson, J. Stern, H. B. Croxatto, S. Diaz, E. Coutinho, A. R. da Silva, F. Alvarez Sanchez, A. Faundes, O. McDonald, P. Holma, N. C. Nielsen, M. Osler, H. A. Nash

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Clinical trials of Norplant, a subdermal implant type of contraceptive containing levonorgestrel, have shown it to be extremely effective, providing several years' protection against pregnancy. Despite some limitations, it has been proved to be a highly acceptable contraceptive warranting further development. -J.Orr

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-235
Number of pages9
JournalStudies in Family Planning
Issue number7-8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1980

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  • Demography
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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