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Choose the right type of birth control pills online - Combination Birth Control Pills

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Birth control pills online are available quite easily. Birth control pills effectiveness is known among couples to prevent pregnancy. Combination pills are of different types based on the purpose of the birth control pills. Birth control pills side effects need to be kept in mind before utilizing pills.

Birth Control Pills have brought revolution in the field of controlling birth and have given women the power to choose their pregnancy interval, no matter to what part of the earth they belong to. It is a highly effective birth control method and a regular use of birth control pill gives successful results.

Birth control pills prevent pregnancy, undoubtedly. There are so many birth control pills available in two different kinds i.e. Combination Pills and Mini Pills. You need to choose best birth control pill according to your body type and functioning of the pill.

Combination Pills

These are the birth control pills with combination of two hormones called estrogen and progestin. These can be proved best birth control pill if you use them wisely. The combination pill has basically three-function of controlling birth. It obstructs ovulation and stops the release of eggs. No ovulation means the eggs are not present to meet the sperm and get fertilized. It makes the cervical mucus thick which hinders the flow of sperm inside the ovaries. This way sperm cannot meet any egg and no fertilization will take place. This birth control pill makes the uterus lining thin so that the eggs does not attach it there.

1- Advantages of Combination Pills

These are very efficient birth control pill. 1 out 10 women gets pregnant using a combination pill, which is very low failure rate. You will have light cramps during your periods. It reduces the risk of ovarian and endometrial cancer.
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This birth control pill clears up acnes and so ladies may call them best birth control pill, too.  You will get shorter periods and so they protect you from anemia as well.

2- Combination Pill Names

You should know the names when you are opting birth control pills as your birth control method. Lovlen, Apri, Aranelle, Alesse, Aviane, Yasmin, Enpresse, Ortho Tri-Lyclen, Ortho-Novum, Nordette, Levlite, Lenora, Loestrin, Natazia, Mircette, Estrostep, Lessina, Lo/Orval and Yaz. These are the combination pills that will work very effectively for you. Lybrel, Seasonique are also the combination pill but they can shorten your menstrual cycle up to few times a year only.

3- Inert Pill

A pack of combination pill comes with 21 active pills and 7 inactive pills, It can also combine like 24 active pills and 4 placebos. These inactive pills have very low amount of hormones and they just minimize the period’s cycle.

4- Know When You Need To Avoid Combination Pill

You need to avoid combination pills if you feel nausea and vomiting while taking these birth control pills. You should even avoid them if you smoke and not willing to quit smoking at any cost. If you have given birth recently and planning to avoid pregnancy for next couple of years, then you should start these birth control pills after 3 months.

Mini Pills-

Mini Pills are birth control pills with the progestin hormone only. These birth control pills only thicken the cervical mucus and block the passage of sperm to flow inside the ovaries. These are best birth control pills if you are sensitive to estrogen; feel nausea and vomiting.

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These birth control pills have same failure risk as that of combination pills.  

Advantages of Mini Pills

This birth control pill have an advantage over combination pill, as it does not any harm to patients with heart disease. You can have it safely even if you had strokes and you are a heavy smoker.

  • Mini Pill Names- Likewise combination pills, these birth control pills are also available with names like Errin, Jolivette, Micronor and Camila.
  • Inert Pill- Unlike combination pills, these birth control pills have hardly any inert pills. They are in it so light that you do not require any other inert or inactive pills. Mini pills pack has all active tablets only.   

Word of Caution-These birth control pills are highly effective. Certain mini pills include patch and shot methods, too. Do not use combination pills if you are a heavy smoker or suffering from heart disease. In such, Mini pills will prove best birth control pill for you.

Hope this article has been able to resolve your queries on which birth control pill is right for you. Follow Ela Woman blog to get regular updates on fertility health and treatment.

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Dr. Surveen Ghumman

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Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician Dr. Surveen Ghumman
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Dr. Surveen Ghumman is an infertility specialist and gynecologist specializing in IVF, Reproductive Endocrinology, Recurrent failures of implantation, Embryology, Fertility preservation and Surrogacy. Dr. Surveen has completed MBBS from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana in 1986 and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Government Medical College, Amritsar in 1991. She has also pursued certificate courses in ART and Clinical Embryology from Manipal University and fellowships in Minimal Access Surgeries. She has also pursued Micromanipulation in ART in the year 2011. Dr. Surveen is practicing at The Fertility Clinic IVF Solutions and Max Super Specialty Hospital. For more information, visit elawoman.com

7 Comments

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Archana Hari

My birth controls pills are costly and not covered under any insurance. I am looking for a change. Please suggest the best one.

Oct. 10, 2018, 3:08 p.m. 4.5

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Prakriti Taneja

The use of contraceptive pills can make you have lots of side effects. So, I prefer using IUD, Vaginal ring and diaphragm to avoid unwanted pregnancy. They are effective and easy going.

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:01 p.m. 5.0

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Rangoli Mehta

Combination pills made me have a headache and vomiting. So, I switched to mini pills. They are effective with fewer side effects.

June 20, 2018, 9:55 a.m. 4.5

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Bhavya Parker

It is hard to choose one but it is great to know about the choices. Thanks for sharing this informative piece.

March 11, 2018, 7:51 p.m. 5.0

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Shakti Priya

One can have birth control pills any time in a month. But it would be better if one take precautions or extra protective measures for the first seven days. BCPs may take some time to show their effect so need to be a bit careful with them.

Oct. 30, 2017, 4:10 p.m. 5.0

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Soni Singh

Combined pill also delivers pills into two phases. Monophasic pills have constant levels of hormones in them for the whole month. They are designed to decrease the chance of spotting in between periods, especially if you have skipped your placebos. Ultimately, you skip your period. If you want to...

Oct. 30, 2017, 3:13 p.m. 4.5

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Akash Deep

Combination pills are the one with the low risks of ovarian and endometrial cancers, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts, benign breast disease. It is the best birth control measure.

Oct. 12, 2017, 11:41 a.m. 5.0

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