Contraceptive Choices 2008. debbie Robinson M.D. F.R.C.S.C. Objectives. Barrier methods Systemic Hormonal Contraception Pills/Patch/Ring Progesterone Only Options Intra-Uterine Devices Copper Mirena. Barrier Methods. Condoms Reliable contraception No protection from vulvar HPV or HSV
The Androgenic Activity of a Progestin is Irrelevant!!
Two progestins exist that are truly anti-androgenic and exert a greater effect than the usual OC’s – Cyproterone Acetate and Drosperinone