26 3 / 2013

Drug companies want something they can sell repeatedly. This shot is a one stop shop — once the patient gets it they never have to get it again. In theory, if one age group of men all got it, there would be years before there would be another large group of men in need of it. So they continue to push Viagra and focus on women’s birth control, of which there are a dozen varieties all in need of multiple doses. Also, the drug would not make them much money if it costs less than the syringe it’s delivered in. Many experts say that this drug would make a huge difference for young families living in poverty — if they can limit the size of their family, they have a better chance of getting ahead. Drug companies are not interested in selling one-time use drugs for the sake of charity and The Greater Good. Drug companies want to make money.

The female birth control that is equivalent to the Vasalgel shot is the IUD. IUDs do not interrupt sex, are easily reversible/removed, and they can stay in up to 10 years. (Unfortunately, they have a lot more potential negative side effects than the vasalgel shot.) But there are many forms of female birth control that can be used for short term and intermediate periods of time – diaphragms, spermicide, deppo shots, patches, pills, rings, etc.

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    Heard about Vasalgel a few years ago and have been trying to spread the word to my penis-bearing friends ever since! I...
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