A new male contraceptive could have given men more that two options for birth control but side effects were too many
This will add on to the two contraceptives already available for men i.e condoms and vasectomy.
The new contraceptive, Injectable Combination Hormonal Contraceptive for Men is a hormonal injection which blocks sperm production. The scientists say its success rate at preventing pregnancies is about 96 percent.
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But the new discovery will not be available anytime soon. The study found a high number of adverse effects on men who were undergoing the trial. This adverse effects were far more and worse than what women go through when they use contraceptives.
The contraceptive’s efficiency was better compared to other methods available for men the study says.
But the study was halted despite the high percentage of participant’s willingness to continue.