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Why are there 21 pills in a contraceptive packet?

  1 pill for each of the 3 weeks, most packs have a 7 day sugar pill (placebo pills..they dont do anything except keep you in the habit of taking a pill) and that 21 say + (MORE)
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Im currently on Microgynon 30 and I was prescribed tablets from the doctor last week. Ibuprofen 500mg. I was wondering will my contraceptive pill still work while Im taking Ibuprofen?

  Yes, your contraceptive pill will be just as effective when taking Ibuprofen. The only medecines which can cause contraceptive faliure with Microgynon 30 are:   * Ant (MORE)

When do you get your next period after taking the contraceptive pill?

  Answer     It really depends on the sort of pill you are taking. A lot of pills say to start taking the first tablets on your first day of bleeding meaning yo (MORE)

How does contraceptive pills work?

Contraceptive pills (both birth control pills and emergency contraceptives) work by thickening cervical mucus to prevent sperm from accessing the ovaries, suppressing (prevent (MORE)
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What are ways of contraception?

Abstinence is the only 100% effective method of birth control. There are lots of different ways for contraception. There is: -male or female condom -diaphragm -the pill (MORE)