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Self-administration of subcutaneous depot Medroxyprogesterone acetate by adolescent women

The intramuscular contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-IM) is now available in subcutaneous (SC) formulation, potentially allowing for home-based self-administration. We conducted the first examination of adolescent women’s interest in and proficiency at DMPA-SC self-administration.

Institutional Author(s): Indiana University School of Medicine
Individual Author(s): R. L. Williams, D. J. Hensel, D. Fortenberry
Publication date: August, 2010

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