Birth Control Pills help women to prevent pregnancy successfully. They are also called oral contraceptive pills. Today, many birth control methods are available in the market. This makes it very difficult to decide which method to choose. An ideal birth control pill helps in prevention of pregnancy with minimum side-effects.
Birth control pills are made up of hormones. They may contain single hormone and are called progestin- only pill. Some may contain two hormones estrogen and progesterone. These are called combination pills.
Birth Control Pill work by reducing the release of eggs from the ovary and making the vaginal fluid thick prevent the sperm from reaching the egg for fertilization. They also function by altering the lining of the womb to prevent the attachment of the fetus after the fertilization.
A common concern among women while opting for birth control pills is effectiveness and safety of these pills. But do not have to worry! These birth control pills are very successful if you take them regularly without missing any dose.
Less than 1% women will get pregnant every year, if they take these pills regularly as prescribed. Less than 9% women will get pregnant, they do not take these pills on a regular basis.
The examples of Combination Contraceptive Pill are Dianette, Mircette, Ovral L and Yasmin.
Combination pill may be available in pack of 21 or 28 tablets. In a pack of 21 tablets, a woman has to take one tablet everyday at the same time for 21 days, followed by a gap of 7 days when she does not have to take any pill. After that, start with a new pack. In a pack of 28 pills, a woman has to take one tablet everyday at the same time for 28 days without any break. After that, start with a new pack.
Norethindrone Birth Control Pill is a Progestin-only pill and contains 28 tablets. A woman has to take one tablet everyday at the same time. After that, start with a new pack. There is no break within the pills. It is best to start taking these tablets on the first day of menstrual cycle.
Side-effects of Birth Control Pill are breast tenderness, fluid retention, sickness, irregular periods, headache, nausea, etc.
- Do not smoke while using Birth Control Pill as it enhances risk of heart problems.
- Avoid these pills if you are already pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you are allergic to either progesterone or estrogen derivative, avoid intake of these pills.
- Do not take more than one pill in a day to avoid over-dosing.
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