Medicines For Women

Chapter 1. Medicines for Women: Medicines for Half the World

Chapter 2. Effects of Sex Differences in the Pharmacokinetics of Drugs and Their Impact on the Safety of Medicines in Women

Chapter 3. Prescribing Medicines to Adolescent Women

Chapter 4. Medication Use in Pregnancy; Treating the Mother: Protecting the Unborn

Chapter 5. Oral Contraceptives: Benefits and Risks

Chapter 6. Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

Chapter 7. Emergency Contraception

Chapter 8. Contraceptive Devices for Women: Implants, Intrauterine Devices and Other Products

Chapter 9. Human Papilloma Virus Vaccines

Chapter 10. Medical Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chapter 11. Menopausal Hormone Therapy: A Safety Perspective

Chapter 12. Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis

Chapter 13. Herbal and Complementary Medicines Used for Women’s Health

Chapter 14. A Primary Care Perspective on Prescribing for Women

Chapter 15. A Medicines Regulatory Perspective on Women’s Medicines

Chapter 16. Political and Religious Perspectives on Managing the Risks and Benefits of Women’s Medicines

Chapter 17. Perspectives on Women’s Health and Medicines in Developing Countries

Chapter 18. Perspectives on Risk Communication and Gender Issues

Chapter 19. Risk Communication and Specific Medicines for Women