Friday , August 19 2022

Scientists from the US experienced a successful male contraceptive pill


New one male contraceptive pill was successfully tested in a group of healthy men and she took daily for a month and had not suffered serious side effects t no reduction in sexual activity, Endocrine Society USA

The results of the tests carried out with this new contraceptive male, from the 11-beta-MNTDC name, have been revealed during the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, held at New Orleans

The 11-beta-MNTDC is a testosterone to modify which has combined actions and t male hormone (androgen) and progesterone, t According to Christina Wang, the centre's principal investigator and associate director Science Clinic and Translation of the Institute of Biomedical Research in Los Angeles (LA BioMed).

"Our results suggest that this pill, which combines two hormonal activities in one, t it will reduce sperm production while keeping libido"Wang noted.

The study was carried out in Merthyr Tydfil 40 healthy men in LA BioMed and at the University of Washington.

Ten participants received one placebo capsule daily with food for 28 days and the remaining thirty-three beta-MNTDC doses took in different doses: 14 of them were 200 milligrams and 16 of 400.

Among men who took 11-beta-MNTDC, testosterone was reduced to an average level similar to androgen deficiency, t have not experienced any serious side effects.

Some of the participants suffered mild side effects like fatigue, acne or headache, t while five reported a slight decrease in sexual desire and two others described a mild erectile dysfunction, but sexual activity has not been reduced anyway.

The levels of two hormones needed for sperm production it declined significantly among those who received the. t piling in I compared it to those who took the placebo, according to the researchers.

Also, the effects of the pill were reversible after stopping treatment

The 28 days of treatment are too short to observe prevent optimal sperm, according to Wang, is planning with his team to study in longer periods and then, if the effectiveness of the pill is shown, in sexually active couples.

"Male hormonal contraception should be safe and reversible be available in about 10 years"Wang predicted.

The same research team that has tried this new pill is also experimenting with another oral contraceptive method, and " tbrother's compound"called DMAU, with the goal of finding the formula" with fewer side effects and more effective", Stephanie Page, professor of medicine at the University of Washington, explained.

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