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Is there anything that could change the effectiveness of birth control pills?

Missed pills. With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate of birth control pills is 0.3%, that is >99% effective.In typical use, because taking a pill every day without ever missing is hard, about 9/100 couples will get pregnant/year. Not missing pills is the best way for the pills to work for you. Read more...

Does Birth control pills change your attitude?

Maybe. Maybe not. Women with menstrual cycles naturally have gradually changing levels of hormones each day... it's a cycle. The changing levels of hormones affect mood, which means part of one's mood each day is due to changing levels of hormones. Birth control pills have a similar effect... which means a woman's mood on birth control pills may be better, the same, or worse than off pills. Have to try it to see. Read more...

My monthly has been on over a month and I change to two different birth control pills. And I have pain on the right side of my abdomen?

The 3 P's. Pain, prolonged menses and 'juggled pills indicated the need to see your ob-gyn md for assessment. There are many causes for your symptoms that need sorting out. Read more...