oral contraceptive

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n oral contraceptive a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
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Usage

In literature:

There's a new oral contraception technique he's evolved which may be quite efficacious.
"This Crowded Earth" by Robert Bloch
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In news:

Male birth control was made possible with mice in lab experiments, say researchers, opening the door to a potential oral contraceptive for men.
Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc has begun rolling out Zarah, a generic oral contraceptive.
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Zarah, birth control pill , oral contraceptive, Yasmin, Bayer, drospirenone, ethinyl estradiol, Watson Laboratories.
A Quick Tour of the Smithsonian's Collection of Oral Contraceptives.
For most reported drug interactions involving oral contraceptives (OCs), the OC is the drug affected by the interaction (ie, the "object drug").
Oral contraceptives may, on occasion, cause strokes in young, healthy women.
A medical organization recommends the controversial method over oral contraceptives.
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.
Women who take oral contraceptives and smoke cigarettes have an increased risk of ulcerative colitis , according to two large cohort studies.
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.
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