contraceptive pill

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In Korea, however, out of 14 emergency contraceptive pills currently available on the market, six have only 0.
Results showed that any use of the contraceptive pill was linked to a reduced risk of developing ACPA-positive rheumatoid arthritis.
The type of combined contraceptive pill that was used in the study (etinylestradiol + levonorgestrel) is recommended in many countries as the first choice since it is considered to entail the least risk of thrombosis among the combined contraceptive pills.
According to the study -- which was the longest running study ever to examine the effects of taking the contraceptive pill -- women who had taken this form of birth control were less likely to develop colorectal cancer, ovarian cancer and endometrial cancer than those who had not.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued new guidance over emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel after they were found to not be as effective in some women.
A preliminary inquest heard she had been prescribed the contraceptive pill Dianette by her GP and her cause of death was recorded as hypoxic brain damage as a result of a pulmonary embolism, caused by the oral contraceptive pill.
With good use, combined contraceptive pills such as Rigevidon can be 99 per cent effective in preventing pregnancy, with minimal side effects (the risk of blood clots in women taking the pill is approximately 15 per 100,000 women, compared to five per 100,000 women not taking the pill).
A spokesman added: "Women should continue to take their contraceptive pill.
To overcome limitations of previous studies and to provide robust estimates of patterns and frequency of emergency contraceptive pill use, this study employed a sampling methodology that allowed for the recruitment of a diverse group of urban women of reproductive age and a critical mass of method users.
There were also 500 teenagers aged 13 to 14 taking the contraceptive pill in the West Midlands, representing 1.
We found several contraceptive apps to be particularly useful, and 2--myPill (for Apple devices) and the Contraceptive Pill (for Androids)--that particularly stand out.
Q I have been taking the contraceptive pill for more than 10 years and am worried that this is too long to be on any form of medication.
Health department officials claimed the program, called Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health (CATCH), is designed to battle the teen pregnancy epidemic in the city, where so far hundreds of students have been given the emergency contraceptive pill.
The findings suggest that some women should switch from a non-oral product to a contraceptive pill to help reduce their risk.
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