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Implanon failure in an HIV-positive woman on antiretroviral therapy resulting in two ectopic pregnancies

McCarty, E J; Keane, Helen; Quinn, K; Quah, S


Since its introduction in 1999, Implanonw remains one of the preferred contraceptive choices for many women as it offers a highly effective means of long-term contraception for three years that does not rely on adherence. Like all hormonal contraceptives, certain hepatic enzyme-inducing drugs may reduce its efficacy. We present an interesting case of an HIV-positive woman on antiretroviral therapy having tubal pregnancies on two separate occasions with Implanon in place.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of STD and AIDS
DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2009.009469


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