Category Archives: JFPRHC

Postponing menstruation, and amenorrhoea with contraception

Like most GPs, I’ve happily dished out prescriptions for norethisterone when a woman wanted to postpone her period, on a basis of hey, what harm can it do? More than I thought, it turns out; according to an article in … Continue reading

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Management of irregular bleeding with Implanon/Nexplanon

This month’s JFPRHC had a short but useful article on the management of irregular bleeding with etonorgestrel implants. The authors sensibly pointed out that it’s wise to be fairly proactive in management – a ‘wait and see’ attitude can have … Continue reading

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Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 2012: 38(1)

I knew Dianette wasn’t supposed to be prescribed too readily or for too long, but I hadn’t realised that this is actually a feature of the licence and not just a good practice point.  Dianette is only licenced for two … Continue reading

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