Intervention Review

Types of progestogens in combined oral contraception: effectiveness and side-effects

  1. Theresa A Lawrie1,*,
  2. Frans M Helmerhorst2,
  3. Nandita K. Maitra3,
  4. Regina Kulier4,
  5. Kitty Bloemenkamp5,
  6. A Metin Gülmezoglu6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group

Published Online: 11 MAY 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004861.pub2


How to Cite

Lawrie TA, Helmerhorst FM, Maitra NK, Kulier R, Bloemenkamp K, Gülmezoglu AM. Types of progestogens in combined oral contraception: effectiveness and side-effects. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD004861. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004861.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of the Witwatersrand/University of Fort Hare/East London Hospital Complex, Effective Care Research Unit, East London, South Africa

  2. 2

    Leiden University Medical Center, Gynaecology, Division of Reproductive Medicine and Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden, Netherlands

  3. 3

    Medical College Baroda, Department of OBGYN, Baroda 390007, India

  4. 4

    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

  5. 5

    Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics, Leiden, Netherlands

  6. 6

    World Health Organization, UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland

*Theresa A Lawrie, Effective Care Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand/University of Fort Hare/East London Hospital Complex, East London, South Africa. tess@lawrie.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 11 MAY 2011

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  1. Current Version

    Types of progestogens in combined oral contraception: effectiveness and side-effects

    Theresa A Lawrie, Frans M Helmerhorst, Nandita K. Maitra, Regina Kulier, Kitty Bloemenkamp and A Metin Gülmezoglu

    Article first published online: 11 MAY 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004861.pub2

Previous versions of this article and their online publication dates

  1. Version 1

    Progestogens in combined oral contraceptives for contraception

    Nandita N Maitra, Regina Kulier, Kitty Bloemenkamp, Frans M Helmerhorst and A Metin Gülmezoglu

    Article first published online: 19 JUL 2004 | DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004861