Over the counter birth control pills

Discussion in 'Sex and Relationships' started by HotForHoney, Jun 10, 2015.

  1. HotForHoney

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    A few thoughts:

    1) I wish I could get my claritan and advil covered by insurance. I don't really see that BC should be treated differently from other drugs.

    Putting that aside,

    I worry about

    2) Will the woman that they are seeking to access use BC safely and correctly? BC isn't like aspirin. There are some women that it is not appropriate for, and it should be monitored by a physician.

    3) Will selling BC OTC decrease the number of women seeing gynecologists? Some women only get the care that they need because they want BC. Will fewer women going to the doctor increase the number of undiagnosed gynecological disorders. Fewer pap smears will result in delays in diagnosis of precancerous lesions.

    4) I guess that's it for now, but this seems loaded with potential problems.