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is lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) birth control a good birth control pill?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Lo-ovral (norgestel/ethinyl estradiol) has a good track record and has been used successfully for many years by many women. Like any ocp, cardiovascular side effects are increased with any smoking so use a different form of birth control for any amount of cigarette/tobacco/smoking use.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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