Oral contraceptives do not protect against AIDS
Oral contraceptives are available only with a physician's prescription
Oral contraceptives are medicines taken by mouth to help prevent pregnancy
Oral contraceptives may make some existing cancers worse
Oral contraceptives may cause the gums to become tender and swollen or to bleed
Blood sugar levels may increase slightly when oral contraceptives are used
The use of carbamazepine reduces the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and also reduces the effects of corticosteroids.
Women who are breastfeeding should check with their physicians before using oral contraceptives
One other well-known, noncontraceptive benefit of oral contraceptives is an improvement in acne
Oral contraceptives and other hormonal contraceptives have two main components are Progestin and Estrogen, although there are birth control pills that that contain only Progestin.
When taken in the proper amounts, following a specific schedule, oral contraceptives are very effective in preventing pregnancy
According to the CDC, Oral Contraceptives have a failure rate of 9%. Thus meaning their effectiveness is only 91%
Oral contraceptives change the uterine lining so that a fertilized egg cannot lodge there to develop
Women who take oral contraceptives should not smoke cigarettes. It is not recommended because with some contraceptives like Yaz smoking increases the chance of blood clots.
"On the pill" is a phrase used to indicate someone is taking oral contraceptives.
Robert W. Kistner has written: 'The pill: facts and fallacies about today's oral contraceptives' -- subject- s -: Oral contraceptives
Julia F. Sollenberger has written: 'Adverse effects of oral contraceptives' -- subject(s): Bibliography, Oral contraceptives, Side effects
Oral contraceptives (or "the pill") Sterilization
Marjorie J. Dow has written: 'Metabolism of methionine in women using oral contraceptives' -- subject(s): Oral contraceptives, Side effects
only if you use them incorrectly
Yes Oral contraceptives have to be prescribed by a doctor.