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Clinical Research at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

We have several current or upcoming studies you may be able to participate in!

Message us at [email protected] if you have questions or are interested in any of the studies below.

Current and Upcoming Studies

Mirena IUD for Emergency Contraception

Did you know that the Mirena IUD can be used for emergency birth control? If you have had unprotected sex in the last 5 days (120 hours), this is one of the most effective options for emergency contraception. 

We are offering this study at four of our health centers:

Learn more about this study from University of Utah

Learn more about this study from ClinicalTrials.gov


eLISTA: Cabergoline for Lactation Inhibition After Early Second-Trimester Abortion or Pregnancy Loss 

Breast engorgement can impact patients after abortions or pregnancy losses in the second trimester. Especially in these circumstances, breast engorgement and lactation can be emotionally and physically painful symptoms to endure. This study seeks to understand if a medication called cabergoline can help minimize these symptoms in a meaningful way. 

We are offering this study at four of our health centers:

Learn more about this study from Stanford University 

Why participate in research studies at Planned Parenthood?

We care about research that has the potential to improve health care and outcomes for our patients and the communities that we serve. This may include research on new options for:

  • birth control,
  • pain control during abortion, and
  • people’s experiences with different healthcare services.

Studies From External Partners


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