News tagged with oral contraceptives

iPLEDGE isotretinoin counseling may need updating

(HealthDay)—The iPLEDGE program needs to provide women with information about more contraceptive choices, including reversible contraceptives, according to research published in the April issue of JAMA De ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Why do we need prescriptions for contraception?

Women using the contraceptive pill currently require a prescription from a doctor and to return once a year to renew it. But recent research suggests the relative safety of this oral contraceptive means we ...

Dec 05, 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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