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What are examples of combination birth control pills?
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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paula Hillard
Dr. Paula Hillard
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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