TITLE

Contraception for adolescents with lupus

AUTHOR(S)
Tesher, Melissa S.; Whitaker, Amy; Gilliam^2, Melissa; Wagner-Weiner, Linda; Onel, Karen B.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Pediatric Rheumatology;2010, Vol. 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Sexually active adolescents, including young women with lupus, are at high risk for unplanned pregnancy. Unplanned pregnancy among teens with lupus is associated with an elevated risk of poor maternal and fetal outcomes. The provision of effective contraception is a crucial element of care for a sexually-active young woman with lupus. Unfortunately, providers may be hesitant to prescribe contraception to this group due to concerns about increasing the risk of lupus complications. This article reviews the risks and benefits of currently-available contraceptives for young women with lupus. Providers are encouraged to consider long-term, highly-effective contraception, such as implantables and intrauterine devices, for appropriately selected adolescents with lupus.
ACCESSION #
50230446

 

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