Initiating Contraception Plan

Assessment & Plan Elements, Gynecology
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Discussed contraceptive means available including IUD, nuvaring, combination oral contraceptives, and implanon. 
She wishes to proceed with IUD placement.
She will start OCP/NuvaRing on the Sunday after her period starts.
Nuvaring: 1 ring every 3 weeks, then off for 1 week for withdrawal bleeding.
Oral contraceptive medication choices:
Good Initial Choices (Monophasic: Ortho-Novum 1/35, Ovcon; Multiphasic: Ortho Novum 7/7/7, Tri-Norinyl, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil)
Good Alternative Choices (Ethinyl Estradiol: Levlen, Lo-Ovral, Nordette, Norinyl 1/35
For Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (Demulen 1/35, Loestrin 1.5/30 or 1/20, Brevicon 0.5/35)
For Dysmenorrhea (including endometriosis: Loestrin 1.5/30 or 1/20, Desogen, Ortho-Cept, Demulen 1/35)
For Polycystic Ovarian Disease: Demulen 50, Ovcon 50
For Acne: Demulen 1/35, Modicon, Ortho-Cyclen, Ortho Tri-Cyclen"]
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