Systemic Contraception at Primary Health Care Level and Who should Apply Them

  • R. A. Apelo


The term “systemic contraception” in this paper refers only to that induced by oral pills and by long- acting progestin injectables because they are the ones more commonly available in most countries. Other contraceptives which make use of steroids for contraception control like vaginal rings, the implants (both the biodegradable and non-biodegradable), the nasal sprays and the male pills are still investigated and therefore are not included in the discussion.


Oral Contraceptive Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Vaginal Ring Oral Contraceptive User Breast Cyst 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Apelo
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  1. 1.College of MedicineUniversity of the Philippines and the National Family Planning OfficeManilaPhilippines

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