"Men who consumed a pill containing
gamendazole would essentially shoot blanks,"
I think it would be a fair statement to say that more women take responsibility for birth control than men. A male birth control pill would allow men to share more evenly the burden of contraception — as well as any attendant health risks.
A CBC story today ask the question would you try a male contraceptive pill? Currently, men have just two main choices: condoms or vasectomies. Would men even be willing to take a pill? I would If it did not affect sexual function and it’s reversible.
Joseph Tash, a reproductive biologist, and his team have been working with fH2-gamendazole, a chemical compound that prevents sperm from forming in the testes, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported. Their work has aproven safe in rabbits, mice, rats and monkeys,.
FDA approval is perhaps a decade away, the paper reported.
Would you take a male contraceptive pill?