Injection Testoteron, Alternative Male Contraception

The involvement of men in contraceptive usage in Indonesia is still low. In addition to condoms, vasektomi (seed crop lines to prevent sperm transport) is the choice of which type of contraception is currently available for men.

To find the latest alternative to contraception, are now the experts are now examining the male contraceptives are more effective, ie, injection testoteron. Based on the trial of 1045 healthy men aged 20 - 45 years in China, effective testoteron injection as a means of male contraception.

The respondents have a pair of fertile age are injected with 500 milligram formulation testoteron every week for 30 weeks. Results show a number of research failure (the occurrence of pregnancy), only 1.1 per 100 men in the period of 24 months. The researchers also reported no side effects found in the use of this injection.

"Our research results indicate hormonal contraceptive for men could be a potential choice, friendly, and effective for men," said Dr.Yi-Qun Gu, of the National Research Institute for Family Planning, Beijing, China. The study will be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

According to Gu, the experiment is a test male hormonal contraception clinics are the largest. "In addition to the results-oriented, more important is the security of this hormonal contraception. Especially to the health kardiovaskular, prostat, behavior of users," said Gu.