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Potential risk of drug–drug interactions with hormonal contraceptives and antiretrovirals: prevalence in women living with HIV

Authors: Milena M Murray PharmD, MSc, Ashley Jensen PharmD, Thomas Cieslik PharmD Candidate, Susan E Cohn MD, MPH

The objectives of this study were to assess antiretroviral therapy and hormonal contraceptive use among women living with HIV and quantify the frequency of potential drug–drug interactions between antiretroviral therapy and hormonal contraceptives.

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Experience with ospemifene in patients with vulvar and vaginal atrophy and associated sexual dysfunction: case studies

Authors: Ana Rosa Jurado López MD, PhD, Francisca Molero Rodríguez MD

The case studies presented in this article follow the progress of two women who began treatment with ospemifene for the main presenting symptom of dyspareunia.

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Experience with ospemifene in patients with vulvovaginal atrophy treated with laser therapy: case studies

Authors: Félix Lugo Salcedo MD, Zuramis Estrada Blanco MD

This article reports the clinical course of two women with dyspareunia preventing sexual intercourse who were treated with ospemifene and laser therapy.

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Experience with ospemifene in patients with vulvar and vaginal atrophy and urinary incontinence: case studies

Authors: Zuramis Estrada Blanco MD, Mariella Lilue MD, Santiago Palacios MD, PhD

The two case studies presented in this article support the findings from a series of retrospective studies, which showed that urinary symptoms improved in women with overactive bladder syndrome who were receiving ospemifene for vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), a component of genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

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Experience with ospemifene in a patient with vulvovaginal atrophy and dyslipidemia: a case study

Authors: Silvia Pilar González Rodríguez MD, PhD

This case study reports the experience of a postmenopausal woman with VVA who required escalation from local therapy and presented CVD risk factors (family history and hypertension).

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