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Levonorgestrel IUD Noninferior for Emergency Contraception

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 – For emergency contraception, a levonorgestrel intrauterine device (IUD) is noninferior to a copper IUD, according to a study published in the Jan. 28 issue of the New...

Oral Contraceptives Protect Against Ovarian, Endometrial Cancer

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 – Oral contraceptives have a lasting protective effect against ovarian and endometrial cancer, according to a study published online Dec. 17 in Cancer Research. Torgny...

Hormonal Contraceptives Linked to Decline in Asthma Exacerbation

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2020 – Previous and current use of any and combined hormonal contraceptives is associated with a reduction in the risk for severe asthma exacerbation, according to a study...

Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks?

  TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2020 – Women with asthma may suffer fewer severe symptom attacks if they are on birth control pills, a large new study suggests. The study of more than 83,000 women with asthma ...

Contraceptives Beneficial for Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 – For women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), continuous use of combined oral contraceptives (COC) is associated with increased bone mineral density (BMD), similar...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Introvale (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets: Recall - Packaging Flaw

ISSUE: Sandoz notified the public that it issued a voluntary recall of 10 lots of its generic oral contraceptive Introvale in the US, following a recent report of a packaging flaw. A consumer...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Oral Contraceptives: Recall - Packaging Error

includes Cyclafem 7/7/7, Cyclafem 1/35, Emoquette, Gildess FE 1.5/30, Gildess FE 1/20, Orsythia, Previfem, Tri-Previfem ISSUE: Qualitest Pharmaceuticals issued a nationwide, retail-level recall of...

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