oral contraceptive pill


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Noun1.oral contraceptive pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conceptionoral contraceptive 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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* Avoid prescribing oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) with a low dose of estrogen for women who are not meticulously compliant, as low-dose pills are associated with a greater failure rate compared with OCPs with higher doses of the hormone.
One group received additional ethinyl estradiol on days 22-28, which is the typical placebo week of the oral contraceptive pills.
'Escape' ovulation in women due to the missing of low dose combination oral contraceptive pills. Contraception.
A Danish study, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests that the risk of thromboembolism in users of the oral contraceptive pill decreases with increasing duration of use and with decreasing oestrogen doses.
Another large cohort study did not find any association between failure of the oral contraceptive pill or progestin-only pill and obesity; however, the total number of pregnancies among obese women was too small to achieve statistical significance.
Closest to approval is a daily oral contraceptive pill that contains 90 mcg levonorgestrel and 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol.
Melanie claims she had been taking oral contraceptive pill Microgynon for three years when she fell pregnant, and made sure she was taking it correctly.
If you require contraception, the oral contraceptive pill can be useful.
Although exercise helps to counteract the increased risk of osteoporosis when taking the oral contraceptive pill, recent research shows that athletic Pill users lose more bone density than their couch- potato counterparts.
In the United States the era of modern contraception began in 1960 when both the oral contraceptive pill and the intrauterine devise (IUD) were approved for use by the FDA.
"Although making the combined oral contraceptive pill available without prescription may be safe, it would not help.