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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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the product's manufacturer, added the updates, including a new bolded warning stating that women who use the patch are exposed to an average steady state concentration of ethinyl estradiol that is about 60% higher than if they took a typical birth control pill containing 35 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Health care professionals and patients are advised to balance the potential risks of increased estrogen exposure with Ortho Evra against the chance of pregnancy if a birth control pill is not taken daily.