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What is a contraceptive?

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02/28/2013

Contraceptives is a name for various products that can allow people to have sex w/o getting pregnant. A condom for instance will not only protect against pregnancy, but also against STDs.
Contraceptives are birthcontrol pills.
Contraceptives are synthetic hormones that are used as birth control. Contraceptives can come in the forms of; birth control pills,IUD's, patches, or even can be shots. Contraceptives commonly contain estrogen and progesterone, or even just progesterone.Birth control pills must be taken every day and at the same time everyday to keep birth control effective. Birth control is 99.9% effective to prevent pregnancy when taken properly.