A Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Levonorgestrel Implant and Antiretroviral Therapy
This study has been completed.
University of Nebraska
First Posted: February 12, 2013
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2016
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
University of Liverpool
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kimberly Scarsi, PharmD, MS, BCPS-ID, University of Nebraska
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Scarsi KK*, Darin KM, Nakalema S, Back D, Byakika-Kibwika P, Else L, Dilly-Penchala S, Cohn S, Merry C, Lamorde M. Levonorgestrel implant + EFV-based ART: Unintended pregnancies and associated PK Data. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Seattle, WA. February 23-26, 2015. Abstract #85LB.
Scarsi K, Lamorde M, Darin K, Penchala SD, Else L, Nakalema S, Byakika-Kibwika P, Khoo S, Cohn S, Merry C, Back D. Efavirenz- but not nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy decreases exposure to the levonorgestrel released from a sub-dermal contraceptive implant. J Int AIDS Soc. 2014 Nov 2;17(4 Suppl 3):19484. doi: 10.7448/IAS.17.4.19484. eCollection 2014.
Scarsi KK, Darin KM, Nakalema S, Back DJ, Byakika-Kibwika P, Else LJ, Dilly Penchala S, Buzibye A, Cohn SE, Merry C, Lamorde M. Unintended Pregnancies Observed With Combined Use of the Levonorgestrel Contraceptive Implant and Efavirenz-based Antiretroviral Therapy: A Three-Arm Pharmacokinetic Evaluation Over 48 Weeks. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62(6):675-682. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1001. Epub 2015 Dec 8.