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What are examples of combination birth control pills?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Many: Most birth control pills are a combination of an estrogen and a progesterone. Examples include: Orthonovum, Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Trisprintec, and Alesse.

Answered 11/24/2014


Dr. Paula Hillard answered

Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Many different: There are many different names of combination birth control pills-some brand names and some generics-with many different hormone combinations (atype of estrogen and a type of synthetic progesterone)and also different doses.All prevent pregnancy, but may have minor variations in metabolism, side effects, and how you as an individual tolerate themthere is little evidence that any 1 pill is better.

Answered 10/4/2016



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