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St. John’s Wort and Oral Contraceptives

Sixteen healthy women who had taken a low dose oral contraceptive (OC) with 20 mcg ethinylestradiol + 0.15 mg desogesterol for at least 3 months participated in this study. A 50% ethanol extract of St. John’s wort 250 mg twice daily standardized to 0.2% hypericin (1 mg/day) and < 0.2%(< 1mg/day) hyperforin was initiated day […]

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One of the purposes of this blog forum is to pass on information in women’s health in the form of new products in the area of women’s health. There are two products I’d like to tell you about this month. One is a newer barrier method form of birth control, called the FemCap. This replaces […]

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