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The effectiveness rate of the minipill is lower than the combination pill and there is a high rate of breakthrough bleeding and amenorrhea.
You may want to change from the minipill to a combined pill or a long-acting reversible contraceptive, e.g.
Women using contraception that doesn't contain oestrogen, eg the injection or minipill, may, over many years, develop a slight oestrogen deficiency and require oestrogen supplements.
Forms include the combined pill, low-dose minipill, (no oestrogen, only progestogen) hormonal injections and implants and the post- coital pill.
My husband and I want to start a family so I stopped the minipill seven months ago.
Contraceptive method Unit cost used in Unit price paid by patient the analysis Mobile clinic Static clinic (US $) IUD $ 0.6 Free of charge $ 0.4 Birth Control Pills $ 0.17 - 0.54 $ 0.2 $ 0.12-0.18 (*) Injectable $ 1.4 Free of charge $ 0.2 Condoms $ 0.1 Free of charge $ 0.02 Implants $ 37.2 NA (**) $ 0.9 (*) There are 2 types of pills offered in the static clinics; levonor minipills which cost US $ 0.54 per 28 day dose and are sold at US $ 0.2 per unit, while compound pills cost US $ 0.17 per 28 day dose and are sold T US $ 0.12 per unit for clients.
There are other methods such as Foaming pills, Jadelle, Implanon, Sino-implants, LAM, IUD, Norigynon, Depo, Bilateral Tubal Ligation, Minipills, Emergency Contraceptive, Micro-N, Female Sterilization, Postinor 2, Micro-G, Ovrette, Lo-Fem, Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System and Micro-lut.
* Oral contraceptives (the Pill): Combination and progestin-only minipills
(1) Emergency contraceptives available in the United States include regular oral contraceptive pills containing the hormones estrogen and progestin, less common birth control pills called minipills that contain progestin only, and the copper-T IUD.
"Progestin-only pills (minipills) for contraception." Uptodate.com.