R.K. Kamau, F.W. Maina, C.S. Kigondu, J.K.G. Mati The effects of low-oestrogen pill, progestogen-only pill and medroxyprogestorone acetate on oral glucose tolerance test. E. Afr. Med. J. 67 (8), 550, 1990

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S PROFKIGONDUCHRISTINE. "R.K. Kamau, F.W. Maina, C.S. Kigondu, J.K.G. Mati The effects of low-oestrogen pill, progestogen-only pill and medroxyprogestorone acetate on oral glucose tolerance test. E. Afr. Med. J. 67 (8), 550, 1990.". In: E. Afr. Med. J. 67 (8), 550, 1990. uon press; 1990.

Abstract:

PIP: The effects of the triphasic oral contraceptive (OC) ethinyl estradiol (EE) and levonorgestrel (LNG) on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism were evaluated in 97 black Kenyan women. Subjects were recruited from the Family Planning Clinic and were followed for 12 months. There was an increase in fasting levels of total cholesterol. These changes were not statistically significant. However, the triglyceride increase was statistically significant at 9 months and 12 months (p0.05). The high density cholesterol remained unchanged. Thus, this triphasic OC was found to have minimal effect on lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. author's modified

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