Jennifer Gunter @DrJenGunter The Gray Lady’s gynecologist (@NYTStyles), sexpert, appropriately confident, lasso of truth, I speak for no one but me. The Vagina Bible (8/27), Jensplaining. Jul. 29, 2019 1 min read

Who makes us prescribe a 90 day supply?
Insurance companies. That’s who.

To be clear the article says that, but several paragraphs in.

Oral contraception doesn’t require an office visit and should be prescribed annually. It could also be OTC as long as cost don’t go up. It should not be linked with cervical cancer screening. 

Women with migraines or high blood pressure may need different follow up. This doesn’t affect OTC. We trust people with kidney disease to read the box of NSAIDs and parents to read the aspirin box.

You can follow @DrJenGunter.


Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Since you’re here...

... we’re asking visitors like you to make a contribution to support this independent project. In these uncertain times, access to information is vital. Threader gets 1,000,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Your financial support will help two developers to keep working on this app. Everyone’s contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support Threader by becoming premium or by donating on PayPal. Thank you.