Male Contraceptive

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A reversible format of hormonal birth control for men under development, which consists of progestin plus a soupçon of testosterone injected every 3-4 months to stop sperm production
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Vasectomy must find its place alongside condoms even as we await the outcome of the male hormonal contraceptive trials that Kenya is participating in.
Amory, "Pharmacologic development of male hormonal contraceptive agents," Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, vol.
(13.) Attardi BJ et al., Development of dimethandrolone 17betaundecanoate (DMAU) as an oral male hormonal contraceptive: induction of infertility and recovery of fertility in adult male rabbits, Journal of Andrology, 2011, 32(5):530-540, <http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2164/jandro1.110.011817/pdf>, accessed Mar.
"Our study shows a male hormonal contraceptive regimen may be a potential, novel, and workable alternative."
There have been studies on thousands of male subjects that indicate a male hormonal contraceptive is nearly as effective as the female pill.
Hormonal pill: The male hormonal contraceptive ( MHC) is delivered by an implant or injection.
"Our study shows a male hormonal contraceptive regimen may be a potential, novel and workable alternative." The men were given monthly 500mg jabs of testosterone undecanoate (TU) in tea seed oil over a period of 2' years.
"Our study shows a male hormonal contraceptive may be a potential novel and workable alternative."
To date, psychological research has only examined the behavioural effects of different formulations of the male hormonal contraceptive (O'Connor, Archer, Hair, & Wu, 2001, 2002; O'Connor, Archer, & Wu, 2004).
Steven reckons a male hormonal contraceptive would give men more options and security in the knowledge that they're doing something to ensure against unwanted pregnancy.
One of the major barriers to the development of a male hormonal contraceptive has been the unfavorable pharmacokinetic profile of the available testosterone preparations, which require frequent administration.
Even though birth control pills succeed in blocking fertility in women, there are side effects that ripple throughout the hormonal system; and there is no male hormonal contraceptive available at all.