Psychosocial and Physiological Mechanisms in the Effect of Hormonal Contraception on the Female Sexual Desire
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00374387|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 11, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 31, 2011
75 heterosexual women are asked to use 3 different types of contraception (Nuvaring, low-dose combination pill, minipill), each during 3 months. On a monthly basis, questionnaires are filled out about sexual desire and psychosocial, relational en sexual parameters. Also the sexual desire of the partner is questioned. On a three-monthly basis, blood samples are drawn to determine changes in hormonal parameters (one sample per product period).
75 lesbian women are doing the same trial, but during an extra 3 months period, they are asked to have their natural menstrual cyclus as a control condition. Blood samples during these extra months will be drawn at the third or fourth day after start of the menses.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Healthy||Drug: Nuvaring Drug: low-dose combination pill Drug: minipill||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||150 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Psychosocial and Physiological Mechanisms in the Effect of Hormonal Contraception on the Female Sexual Desire|
|Study Start Date :||September 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2011|
- Parameters about sexual desire and psychosocial, relational en sexual parameters.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00374387
|University Hospital Ghent|
|Ghent, Belgium, 9000|
|Principal Investigator:||Petra De Sutter, MD, PhD||University Hospital, Ghent|