News tagged with contraceptives

CDC releases modified contraception recommendations

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued modified recommendations for health care providers regarding the safe and effective use of contraceptive methods; the report, "U.S. ...

Jun 20, 2013
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OTC morning-after pill sales coming—but not yet

Don't look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away. But after a fight that's last more than a decade, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner ...

Jun 11, 2013
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France recalls diuretic drug after pill 'mixup'

France's health regulator on Monday recalled a diuretic used to control high blood pressure after some packets of the drug were found to contain sleeping pills—a mistake feared linked to two deaths.

Jun 10, 2013
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J&J recalls 32M contraceptive packages outside US

Johnson & Johnson is conducting a voluntary recall of millions of oral contraceptive packages in 43 countries outside the U.S., but the health care giant says there's a "very low" risk that the flawed tablets could cause ...

Jun 04, 2013
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