Male pill could soon be reality

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 20 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:996

Effective hormonal contraception for men—the so called male pill—may soon be reality, though it is more likely to be an implant or a patch than a pill. A study conducted under the auspices of the World Health Organisation, with results published in the current edition of Fertility and Sterility (625(3):625), found that a testosterone depot preparation provides sustained reversible contraception with few side effects.

The study recruited 399 fertile men willing to have weekly …

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