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1

Copper IUDs are very effective but their flaw is that they ____

must be placed by a healthcare provider

2

Male or female tube occlusion is a ___ decision

permanent

3

How do most emergency contraceptives work?

By preventing ovulation

4

This hormone alone is contraceptive, but most birth control pills contain this as well as __

progesterone; estrogen

5

Progesterone inhibits the __ hormone surge

LH

6

Progesterone also thickens the __ __ and stops proliferation of the ___

cervical mucus; endometrium

7

Main effect of estrogen is to stimulate _, but it does counteract the positive actions of __

FSH; progesterone

8

What is the hormone and site of administration of DMPA

progestin; intramuscular

9

Lowering estrogen and progesterone doses did what?

Decreased side effects and improved safety

10

OCPs increase liver production of ____, which lower bioavailable amounts of testosterone and may help acne

Sex Hormone binding protein

11

Levegesterone IUDs release ___ over a course of 3-7 years and are extremely effective

progesterone

12

Implanon/Nexplanon provide progesterone but are inserted in the __ so don't have any ___ effects

arm; local

13

___ and taking OCPs increase your risk of cardiovascular events

smoking

14

Combined hormonal OCPs reduce the risk of ____ __

ovarian cancer