A physician report indicates that 4 placebo (non-hormonal) capsules were placed in the first 4 days of therapy instead of active capsules.
Bacterial vaginosis may cause an increased risk for HIV acquisition in women taking oral or injectable hormonal contraception.
The use of oral contraceptives did not reduce the risks of breast cancer or colorectal cancer.
Although antibiotics may be superior at three months, oral contraceptive pills s are equivalent to antibiotics at six months in reducing acne.
Benefits of better access to contraceptives outweigh risks, and wide availability of information sources makes educating U.S. women easy.
OTC birth control and less frequent Pap smears could clear the way for annual Ob/GYN visits that offer comprehensive preventative care.
Review finds that a small number of women have negative sexual effects from oral contraceptives.