Medroxyprogesterone acetate SC

Green-G

Brand Name(s):Sayana Press

Indication:Progesterone only long-term female contraception

Rationale:

Considered:Jul-13

Review Date:Jan-25

Comments:
NICE CG 30 Recommendations can be found at: http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg30/resources/guidance-longacting-reversible-contraception-update-pdf
Sept 2014
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Not first line formulary choice
In adolescents, use of SAYANA PRESS is only indicated when other contraceptive methods are considered unsuitable or unacceptable, due to unknown long-term effects of bone loss associated with SAYANA PRESS during the critical period of bone accretion

APC July 2013