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It is a method of stopping birth by taking medicine through the mouth

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What percentage is oral contraceptives effective?

According to the CDC, Oral Contraceptives have a failure rate of 9%. Thus meaning their effectiveness is only 91%

Do Oral contraceptives affect the uterine lining?

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Can women smoke with oral contraceptives?

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