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Male contraceptive pill: first results speak of 99% effectiveness



Male contraceptive pill: first results speak of 99% effectiveness

When it comes to contraceptives, there are several methods, tools and drugs that are understood. If, on the other hand, we mean the pill it is impossible to misunderstand, but some researchers have developed an alternative version that is valid for males. Apparently we are talking about a effective male oral contraceptive 99%, at least the first who see normal laboratory experiments and not clinical trials.

The in-depth results will be published shortly, but it appears to be a drug capable of changing many aspects now considered common. In fact, if the female pill has several undesirable effects as hormones are used, the male one does not. It will affect the vitamin A which in the body is transformed into a compound that serves, among other things, for the formation of sperm. By blocking this interaction, the new pill is born.

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The male pill

At the moment the results of this pill have only been obtained by analysis on laboratory mice. This step took several weeks and proved 99% efficacy in preventing pregnancies among the population under consideration. The other positive aspects are the fact that nThere were no other alterations such as weight loss or less physical activity. Another important aspect is that at the end of using the pill, the specimens they returned to producing spermatozoa without problems.

In the words of the study authors: “Several studies have shown that men are interested in sharing the responsibility of birth control with their partners. I am optimistic that this will move forward quickly. There is no guarantee it will work, but I would be really surprised if we didn’t see an effect in humans as well. “