Current issues and available options in combined hormonal contraception.

  title={Current issues and available options in combined hormonal contraception.},
  author={Johannes Bitzer and J. Albert Simon},
  volume={84 4},
Development of hormonal contraception marked a revolutionary step in social change that has improved the lives of women and families worldwide. Since the first oral contraceptive was introduced in the 1960s, hormonal contraception has undergone various stages of advancement. Today, oral contraceptive regimens are safer and more tolerable, with equal or improved efficacy, than the early formulations. Incremental decreases in the dose of estrogens have helped to alleviate some of the unwanted… CONTINUE READING


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