Reproductive and Developmental Pharmacology

Reliable pharmacological control of human fertility has resulted in extensive changes in the lives of individuals and communities where it is available. Many of the advancements in maternal and infant morbidity and mortality are due to pharmacological interventions where they are within the reach of the people. Increasing specificity of treatments for the different disorders and discomforts of reproductive system function has increased the quality span of life of many women and reduced the health and economic costs. It also plays a major role in the treatment of infertility shows increasing success: this is a growing industry which often now relies on specific pharmacological intervention.