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Ortho-cept birth control; does it have any special benefits over other brands of the pill?

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Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not really

Most birth control pills are the same.
They are a combination of hormones, Estrogens and progestins, that prevent pregnancy by inhibiting (stopping) ovulation. They offer non contraceptive benefits including: regulation of menstrual cycle, decreasing menstrualth bleeding, helping with acne and decreasing male patterned hair growth. One benefit of ortho cept may be low cost.

In brief: Not really

Most birth control pills are the same.
They are a combination of hormones, Estrogens and progestins, that prevent pregnancy by inhibiting (stopping) ovulation. They offer non contraceptive benefits including: regulation of menstrual cycle, decreasing menstrualth bleeding, helping with acne and decreasing male patterned hair growth. One benefit of ortho cept may be low cost.
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