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Chapter 5 : Consumer Action    
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  QUINACRINE IS AN ANTI-MALARIAL DRUG.  
  IT IS BEING USED ILLEGALLY FOR  
  PERMANENT STERILISATION OF WOMEN.  
  QUINACRINE PELETS ARE INSERTED INTO  
  THE UTERUS.  THEY BURN AND BLOCK THE  
  TISSUES AT THE MOUTH OF THE  
  FALLOPIAN TUBES.  THE DRUG HAS NOT  
  BEEN ADEQUATELY TESTED AND HAS A  
  HIGH FAILURE RATE AS A CONTRACEPTIVE  
  QUINACRINE STERILISATION DOES NOT  
  HAVE GOVERNMENT LICENSE.  
  DANGEROUS EFFECTS INCLUDE.  
 
  GENETIC DISORDERS(MULTAGENICITY)
  DEPORMITIES IN FUTRUE BABIES
    (TERATOGENETICITY) IN CASE OF FAILURE
  RISK OF CANCER
  PREGNANCY IN FALLOPLAN TUBES
    (ECTOPIC PREGNANCY).  A CONDITION
    THAT CAN BE FATAL
  MENSTRUAL DISORDERS, SEVERE
    ABDOMINAL PAIN
  HEADACHES, BACKACHES, PELVIC
    INFECTION AND ITCHING
  NERVOUS DISORDERS.
 
   
   
       
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