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Names Of Contraceptives
I am taking the contraceptive name perle. Since taking it I have gain a lot of weight, which other contraceptive can reduce this weight. Taking perle?
Unrelated: Studies show that birth control pills do not cause or effect weight gain. It is not likely that changing your pill will significantly alter your weight. Diet and exercise will be needed. There are many other birth control options. Consider an iud so you dont have to remember something every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period on 7 dec occur.On 15 december i had sex and took contraceptive name i.Pill after tht bleeding occur on 21 december.My period has not occur?
Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The pill was initially studied to find something to aid women with irregular or difficult menses. The birth control, or contraceptive benefit was found during drug trials and became their main selling point. Condoms are barrier contraceptives, that keep the sperm from coming in contact with fertile eggs. ...Read more
Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read more
Abstinence/vasectomy: To truly avoid pregnancy- abstinence is the best form of contraception- however since it would mean eliminating a desireable behavior- the next best option is vasectomy which is a minor surgical procedure that is permanent- then condomswould be the next option. At this point there are no other forms of male contraception available- but there are active studies working to develop a pill for men. ...Read more
All women differ: At this point the pill remains the most commonly prescribed form of birth control. But preference can be dependednt on availability and not always related to whats available. The Implanon or iud are methods often desired by women who want longer acting birth control but not permanent- that you dont have to tae daily. The shotfor women w difficult cycles- but ring and patch are also common. ...Read more
Implanon/Nexplanon: At this point the Implanon (single capsule inserted under skin in arm) is considered most effective form of birth control. It has shown slight more effectiveness than tubal ligation and vasectomy. This is occasionally debated- but at the very least it is equivalent to these more permanent methods. Iud is also a very effective form of birth control. ...Read more