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Interference in the use of contraceptives in HIV positive women

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The use of contraceptives in HIV positive women who are receiving antiretroviral therapy could be problematic, since antiretroviral therapy may reduce the efficacy of contraceptives in preventing unwanted pregnancy, while oral contraceptives may increase the toxicity of antiretroviral therapy (British Medical Journal 2013; 347: f6695).

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