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A 42-year-old member asked:

Norgestimate birth control pills, does this work well?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: All birth control pills are more than 95% effective with typical use, But consider a long acting, reversible method of birth control like an implant or IUD so that you don't have to remember to take a birth control pill. Easy to place and fewer side effects as well because they provide a sustained release of hormones at a low dose, so they're very safe!

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A 52-year-old member asked:

How do birth control pills work?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Stops ovulation: Birth control pills stop ovulation, thicken cervical mucous, and thin the endometrial lining. All these work together to prevent pregnancy/.

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Last updated May 10, 2015

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