A Primer on Reproductive Justice for Pharmacy Professionals – Birth Control Pharmacist

What is reproductive justice? Reproductive justice is “the human right to maintain personal bodily autonomy, have children, not have children, and parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities” as defined by SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective [1]. Reproductive justice exists in a trinity of frameworks also consisting of reproductive health … Read more

A new drug update – Birth Control Pharmacist

A new combined oral contraceptive was approved by the FDA (Nextstellis®) in April 2021.1 Nextstellis contains estetrol, an estrogen that can be manufactured from plants and that was originally derived naturally during pregnancy from the fetus liver, and drospirenone, a progestin found in other currently available contraceptives. Drospirenone has antiandrogenic and anti-mineralocorticoid activity.2 Estetrol differs … Read more