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INTRAUTERINE DEVICES

The levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine device can be inserted within 5 days following a single episode of unprotected midcycle coitus as a postcoital contraceptive.

Turok DK et al. N Engl J Med. [PMID: 33503342]

PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE (SALPINGITIS, ENDOMETRITIS)

The recommended outpatient regimen is ceftriaxone (500 mg intramuscularly; 1 g for persons who weigh 150 kg or greater) plus doxycycline (100 mg orally twice a day for 14 days) with metronidazole 500 mg orally twice a day or a single dose of cefoxitin (2 g intramuscularly) with probenecid (1 g orally) plus doxycycline (100 mg orally twice daily for 14 days) and metronidazole 500 mg orally twice daily for 14 days.

Workowski KA et al. MMWR Recomm Rep. [PMID: 34292926]

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