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oral contraceptive pill


Phase two of the NSW pharmacy prescribing trial is now underway, delivering improved access to the oral contraceptive pill  Women aged 18 to 35 years who have had a prescription …

Australian women are increasingly seeing the benefits in having direct access to oral contraceptives through community pharmacy, researchers say  A detailed series of interviews with 20 women aged between 18 …

Community pharmacies in NSW will receive a $20 consultation fee for treating patients under a pharmacist prescribing trial should the Coalition win next month’s state election NSW Premier, Dominic Perrottet, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest news in research Hormonal contraception and mood disorders Hormonal contraception is known to precipitate or perpetuate depression in some patients. The link …

Pharmacists are advised that there is a shortage of oral contraceptive pills containing the combination ethinylestradiol and norethisterone The TGA has advised health professionals and consumers that there is a …

For many young women who take the contraceptive pill and don’t experience any side effects, seeing a doctor to renew your prescription each year is a nuisance, write Bonny Parkinson …

A nationwide cohort study has found contemporary forms of hormonal contraception prevented an estimated 21% of ovarian cancers in young women About 100 million women around the world use hormonal …

Current treatment regimes have high relapse rates and there is a need for more effective alternatives, say GP researchers Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (aka “thrush”) is a challenging gynaecological infection that …

Family Planning NSW says the current situation is locking out lower-income women from accessing the right medication Dr Deborah Bateson said last week that choice of oral contraception is limited …