Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc has begun rolling out Zarah, a generic oral contraceptive.
A Quick Tour of the Smithsonian's Collection of Oral Contraceptives.
In this unusual interaction, oral contraceptives act as the precipitant rather than the object drug.
The majority of oral contraceptives (OCs) involve a regimen of 21 days of active pills followed by 7 days of placebo pills.
Most Americans believe oral contraceptive costs should be covered by insurance.
Many American consumers are in favor of oral contraceptive coverage by both private and government-subsidized health insurance plans, according to a Thomson Reuters-National Press Radio Health Poll released Friday.
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its Emoquette oral contraceptive .
Fifty years ago, on May 9th, 1960, the FDA announced the approval of oral contraception.
Democratic Assemblymember Holly Mitchell says she wants the Food and Drug Administration to approve over-the-counter sale of oral contraceptives as soon as possible.
Four potential downsides to selling oral contraception over the counter.
The distinction between second and third-generation oral contraceptives is important because previous research (three studies in 1995) links the latter form of the pill to increased risk for blood clots .
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists said last week that oral contraceptives should be available without a prescription.
Democratic Assemblymember Holly Mitchell says she wants the Food and Drug Administration to approve over-the- counter sale of oral contraceptives as soon as possible.
Time for oral contraceptives to be available without a prescription.
Nov 21, 2012 — Easier access to oral contraceptives could reduce unintended pregnancies, doctors say.