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birth control pill

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Noun1.birth control pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conceptionbirth control pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
Demulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive
Enovid - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Lo/Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Micronor - trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
Modicon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Norinyl - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Norlestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Nor-Q-D - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
Ovocon - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovral - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovrette - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
Ovulen - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
Lipo-Lutin, progesterone - a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
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Eastern Virginia Medical School has almost completed trials of a birth control pill named Seasonale which could be on the market by next year.
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s top-selling birth control pill thanks in part to multi-million dollar ad campaigns promoting the drug to women under 35 as the birth control pill that also combatted premenstrual depression and acne.
New drugs are developed all the time, but few have such far-reaching effects as the birth control pill, introduced half a century ago.