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Recommendations during contraceptive injection to prevent osteoporosis
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Recommendations during contraceptive injection to prevent osteoporosis

The contraceptive injection has certain advantages and is very useful for those women who have frequent forgetfulness when taking daily oral contraceptives. However, this injection also has certain disadvantages, such as its relationship with decreased bone mineral density.

Thus, women using the contraceptive injection should take care that their diet includes sufficient calcium and vitamin D, or supplementation may be advisable. Tobacco and alcohol should also be avoided.

Similarly, after two years of using the contraceptive injection, the gynecologist should evaluate and explain to the woman the risks and benefits of continuing with this contraceptive method.

By (embryologist), (embryologist) and (psychologist).
Last Update: 02/14/2022