Sign up for the Hot Topics newsletter for hot style and sex tipsScientists have developed a new groundbreaking contraceptive pill for men. READ MORE: Male contraceptive pill - how it would work as half of UK men said they'd take itThe non-hormonal compound stopped mouse sperm cells in their tricks preventing them from maturing in experiments. "Every other experimental hormonal or non-hormonal male contraceptive takes weeks to bring sperm count down or render them unable to fertilise eggs." It takes weeks to reverse the effects of other hormonal and non-hormonal male contraceptives in development, Dr Balbach claimed. The female pill enables millions of women to take control of their fertility and reproductive health since 1961.