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Who mec for neurologic conditions

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Who mec for neurologic conditions

  1. 1. 7/20/2014 WHO MEC for neurologic conditions http://www.uptodate.com.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/contents/image?imageKey=OBGYN%2F62351&rank=1~150&search=contracep%C3%A7%C3%A3o&source=image_view&view=print&topicKey=OBGYN/5459&source=se… 1/2 Official reprint from UpToDate®  www.uptodate.com ©2014 UpToDate® World Health Organization medical eligibility for contraceptive use: Neurologic conditions Condition COC CIC P/R POP DMPA NET­ EN LNG/ETG Implants Cu­ IUD LNG­ IUD I C I C I C I C I C I C I C Headaches Non­migrainous (mild or severe) 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Migraine Without aura Age <35 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 Age ≥35 3 4 3 4 3 4 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 With aura (at any age) 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 2 3 Epilepsy (these eligibility categories do NOT apply to women taking antiepileptic drugs*) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1: A condition for which there is no restriction for the use of the contraceptive method. 2: A condition where the advantages of using the method generally outweigh the theoretical or proven risks. 3: A condition where the theoretical or proven risks usually outweigh the advantages of using the method. 4: A condition which represents an unacceptable health risk if the contraceptive method is used. COC: low­dose combined oral contraceptive; CIC: combined injectable contraceptives; P: combined patch; R: combined vaginal ring; POP: progestogen­only pill; DMPA: depot medroxyprogesterone acetate; NET­EN: norethisterone enantate; LNG: levonorgestrel; ETG: etonogestrel; ECP: emergency contraceptive pill; Cu­IUD: copper intrauterine device; LNG­IUD: levonorgestrel­releasing IUDs; E­IUD: copper­IUD for emergency contraception; BARR: barrier methods; FAB:
  2. 2. 7/20/2014 WHO MEC for neurologic conditions http://www.uptodate.com.myaccess.library.utoronto.ca/contents/image?imageKey=OBGYN%2F62351&rank=1~150&search=contracep%C3%A7%C3%A3o&source=image_view&view=print&topicKey=OBGYN/5459&source=se… 2/2 fertility awareness­based methods; LAM: lactational amenorrhoea method; CI: coitus interruptus; STER: female and male sterilization; I: Initiation of method; C: Continuation of method * For women taking antiepileptic drugs, please refer to the corresponding WHO table on Drug Interactions and contraceptive choice. Reproduced with permission from: http://www.who.int/reproductive­health/publications/mec/summary.html. Copyright © 2006 World Health Organization. Graphic 62351 Version 2.0

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