"Women who receive the potent teratogen isotretinoin for acne control have inadequate adherence to pregnancy prevention, according to a study published online April 25 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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Combination oral contraceptives act by suppression of gonadotrophins. Although the primary mechanism of this action is inhibition of ovulation, other alterations include changes in the cer-vical mucus (which increase the difficulty of sperm entry into the uterus) and the endometrium (which may reduce the likelihood of implantation).
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