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1

Contraceptive ring - brand name

NuvaRing

2

Which hormone(s) does NuvaRing use?

estrogen and progestin

3

Trio of No-Nos for hormonal contraceptives

older ( > 35)
smoker
HTN

4

If ring comes out, how long is window of time for reinsertion?

3 hours

5

"the patch" - brand name

Ortha Evra

6

At what weight does ortho evra become less effective?

> 90 kg

~ 198 lbs

7

Is more or less estrogen released by the patch than OCPs?

more by the patch

8

What is one place the patch should not be placed?

the breast

9

What happens if a patch is off for > 24 hours?

start new 4 week cycle and use backup

10

Which hormone(s) does Depo use?

progestin only

11

What is one possible muskuloskeletal effect of Depo?

~bone density reduction with LT use

12

What is the grace period for the next injection with Depo?

2 weeks after the 3 month effectiveness timeframe

if longer, do HCG before next injection

13

How long does Implanon last?

3 years

14

Which hormone(s) does Implanon use?

progestin

15

Typical pattern of bleeding with Implanon?

there is no typical - spotting, absent periods, prolonged periods

16

What is LNG-IUS?

levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system

Mirena

17

What effect does an IUD have on Asherman's syndrome?

can prevent

Asherman's syndrome = intrauterine adhesions, often after uterine procedures

18

When in the cycle should an IUD be inserted?

anytime in cycle

19

How soon after giving birth can an IUD be inserted?

4 - 8 weeks

20

When does a diaphragm need to be refitted?

20 lbs up or down

21

How long must a diaphragm or cap be left in the vagina after intercourse?

6 hours

22

What is a side effect of spermicide of which to be aware?

irritation with prolonged exposure

first degree burn can result

23

Which form of BC has a risk of toxic shock syndrome?

the sponge if left in too long

24

How long before intercourse can the sponge be inserted?
Left in place after for how long? Provides protection for how long?

up to 6 hours
at least 6 hours
12 hours

25

The sponge should not be left in for more than how long?

30 but teach 24 because it's easier to figure out and leaves cushion of time

26

What is the generic name of Plan B?

levonorgestrel - 85% effective

this is NOT the abortion pill

27

What is the generic name of the "abortion pill"?

mifepristone

28

Other than Plan B, what is another form of emergency contraception?

Copper IUD - 99% effective