Diane-35 is comprised of synthetic anti-androgen cyproterone acetate and synthetic estrogen ethinyl estradiol, making it as effective at preventing pregnancy as all birth control pills
, although it has never been approved as a contraceptive.
Birth control pills
are synthetic forms of the hormones progesterone and estrogen taken by women to prevent pregnancy.
Also, birth control pills
do not protect you from sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS.
If you frequently skip periods due to PCOS, being overweight or underweight, or because of another disorder, your health care professional may recommend birth control pills
containing estrogen and progestin to ensure regular cycles.
The Ortho Evra contraceptive patch exposes women to higher steady state estrogen levels than do most birth control pills
, and concerns that such exposure could increase the risk for blood clots prompted an update to the product's label.
study was to survey parents on their beliefs about the effectiveness of condoms and the birth control pill
as well as parents' beliefs about adolescents' abilities to use these methods correctly.
The advent of the birth control pill
in the middle of the last century marked the beginning of a sexual revolution, but one housed in ancient socio-political debates.
Due to irregular monthly periods (too often and too long) attributed to perimenopause, my doctor recommended that I use the birth control pill
. Could you give me some advice and guidance on the effects of birth control pills
in women over 40 who continue to run?
Eastern Virginia Medical School has almost completed trials of a birth control pill
named Seasonale which could be on the market by next year.
But the same insurance companies fail to provide reimbursement for the birth control Pill
In multipage advertisements appearing in magazines such as Glamour and Shape, Ortho uses close-up-photos of gorgeous models to plug its Ortho Tri-Cyclen birth control pill
as a "beauty aid" for "women 15 and over." One ad calls it "the first pill proven to control blemishes as well as prevent pregnancy." Oh, that.
The hormone birth control pill
was developed to reduce testosterone and other hormone levels that produce sperm without serious side effects, CNN reported in March.