The sordid history of Depo-Provera and the complex working relationship between the FDA, U. S. government, and big pharma.
Depo-Provera is known as an injectable hormonal birth control method, but few are familiar with its dark and complicated history. Although officially approved by the FDA in 1992, Depo-Provera was used and tested on patients, often without informed consent, since its initial development in the early 1960s.
Through a fascinating combination of archival materials and interviews, William Green crafts a landmark study of the scientific development, legal cases, policy, and institutional operations related to Depo-Provera. He exposes the drug
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|Size: ||483 KB|
|Publisher: ||NYU Press|
|Date published: || 2017|
|ISBN: ||9781479891320 (DRM-EPUB)|
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