"Researchers say a hormone contraceptive injection for men is effective at preventing pregnancy â€“ but stopped their trial because of too many side effects.
Contraception for women was revolutionised with the Pill and other hormone base"...
Combination oral contraceptives act primarily by suppression of gonadotropins. Although the primary mechanism of this action is inhibition of ovulation, other alterations in the genital tract, including changes in the cervical mucus (which increase the difficulty of sperm entry into the uterus) and the endometrium (which may reduce the likelihood of implantation) may also contribute to contraceptive effectiveness.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/14/2017
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