Coherent Market Insights U.S. Contraceptives Drugs and Devices industry has gained significant traction with the advent of novel effective medications and devices
The U.S. Contraceptives drugs and devices are used to prevent pregnancy. Some contraceptives act as the type of treatment for females only and others are available to men and women alike. Contraceptives are often necessary to provide the necessary protection against pregnancy. Many health insurance plans cover certain forms of contraceptives, but not all. Contraceptive pills are an inexpensive method of preventing pregnancy that many people choose to use. However, the contraceptives market has also included a variety of other devices. Depo-Provera and birth control pills are two very popular examples of contraceptives. Depo-Provera suppresses fertility and is taken three times a day. Birth control pills contain a synthetic form of estrogen that prevents ovulation and conception. The U.S. contraceptives drugs and devices are basically used to prevent pregnancy. This ensures that the woman doesn't get pregnant. There are various types of contraceptives drugs available in the market. They all work on different levels, based upon the body chemistry, and thus are safe for use. Oral contraceptives are one of the most popular and commonly prescribed forms of contraception around the world. The number of women using this method is increasing on a daily basis. It works by
Coherent Market Insights suppressing ovulation, thereby reducing the number of hormones released into the system. Various hormonal therapies are provided with these oral contraceptive drugs such as mestranol, Ethinyl estradiol, and norgestimate, norethindrone, and Ethinyl estradiol. These drugs work by preventing ovulation from taking place, thereby ensuring that there are fewer chances of pregnancy. Other methods of contraception include condoms, diaphragms, and cervical caps. Men can purchase a device called an IUD that acts like a condom, preventing sperm from reaching the uterus. Women can take hormone-blocking tablets that prevent the body from producing an egg. Or, they can take an oral form of Hormone Replacement Therapy, or get Depo-Provera or birth control pills by prescription. Other forms of contraceptives include non-prescription devices such as an IUD, patches, and rings. IUDs are inserted into the uterus to prevent eggs from being released and thereby prevent fertilization. Many companies offer IUDs, such as Plan F, made by the HMO, or a Children's Health Insurance provider (CHIP), including coverage for latex and sperm-retention methods. Ringing methods, such as the inter-uterine device, have a similar effect. Sperm-killing devices may be used to prevent sperm from fertilizing an egg. Some examples of sperm-killing devices sold today are the Male Safe System, Pos Micron, and Magna Rx. These devices may also be used to prevent pregnancy in women who are taking certain medications, including blood thinners, hormone therapies, and those who are 35 and above or who already have three or more children. Some of these contraceptive drugs and devices include norgestimate, suppressive antibiotics, and anti-androgens such as tamoxifen. Other contraceptives on the market right now include a variety of forms of barrier pills (analgesics) and condoms (morning, regular, and barrier) designed to provide women with the necessary hormonal levels in order to prevent pregnancy. In addition to these contraceptives being used by women, many companies are working on developing emergency contraceptive drugs and devices. If this type of product makes its way onto the worldwide market, it could have a very large impact on the global contraceptives market.