Online access to birth control can be a convenient and easy way to get your preferred method. But like everything else, shopping online for prescription birth control can be confusing if you don’t know what to expect.
Phexxi is a contraceptive gel that works by taking advantage of the vagina’s natural acidity.
Essure (a permanent non-hormonal, non-surgical birth control method) is no longer available in the U.S. – but many women still have the device in place, and a study of the device, mandated by the FDA is ongoing.
Should we be thrilled that conservatives are embracing over-the-counter access for birth control? When something seems too good to be true, it usually is.
Today, higher-tech methods have eclipsed diaphragms, but the method is being rediscovered by people who are dissatisfied by hormonal options or non-hormonal IUDs.
When Depo Provera was approved for use in the U.S. in 1992, preliminary research indicated that women who used Depo Provera experienced a loss of bone mineral density (BMD), which might put them at higher risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures later in life.
Testimony Delivered at the Meeting of the FDA Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee
Public comments on FDA guidance for the development of new, safe and effective hormonal contraceptive products.