Birth Control Study


Patients have been screened for the following criteria:
  • Patient will be between eighteen (18) and fifty (50) years of age (inclusive);
  • Patient will be female;
  • Patient will have been diagnosed with endometriosis or uterine fibroids;
    • Patient will indicate if their endometriosis was confirmed during a surgical procedure
    • Patient will indicate in their diagnosis was confirmed with an imaging test (e.g., ultrasound, CT, MRI)
  • Patient will be sexually active with a male partner who has never had a vasectomy;
  • Patient will confirm that when not on birth control they have periods every month;
  • Patient will not have had their tubes tied, removed, or blocked to prevent pregnancy;
  • Patient will not have had a hysterectomy;
  • Patient, if over thirty-five (35) years of age, will not smoke;
  • Patient will not have or have ever had any of the following medical conditions:
    • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT);
    • Pulmonary embolism (PE);
    • Heart attack;
    • Stroke; or
    • Mini-stroke (transient ischemic attack).
  • Patient will not currently use contraceptive injections (Depo-Provera) or have used these within the last two years;
  • Patient, will not be pregnant or breastfeeding;
  • Patient will reside within seventy-five (75) miles of a Research Site;
  • Patient be interested in learning more after being provided clear instructions on number of visits (total study duration, including screening, is approximately two (2) years with up to eleven (11) office visits and four (4) phone calls) and a range for compensation);
  • Patient will be interested in taking part in a clinical trial for uterine fibroids or endometriosis (i.e. will have opted in).