How do you use birth control pills?

Every day orally. Oral contraceptives are taken every day about the same time each day without any other medications. They are one of the more effective means of contraception when taken appropriately.

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How protected are you if you use birth control pills effectively every day and have unprotected sex multiple times throughout the wk. On for month?

Very. Birth control pills are over 90% effective when taken properly. If taken perfectly, they are about 98% effective. The number of times you have sex does not affect the pills. Condoms are still the only way to prevent infections and HIV though. Read more...

I don't want to use birth control pills. Can I stop them after 2 week usage? If I do how it would effect me?

Birth Control. No, for the birth control pills to be effective you would have to take them consistently without missing a dose. If you do not want to take birth control pills, there are other methods of contraception that you may consult your gynecologist about. Read more...
Yes. You can stop birth control pills any time. If you stop them in the middle of the pack, you will have period-like bleeding and moodiness and it make take a few months for your period to get back to normal. It won't otherwise harm you. If you finish the pack before you stop, you can avoid those side effects. Best wishes! Read more...

Is it safe to use birth control pills if I smoke?

No. Not if you are 35 or older. You can use the mini ill however or estrogen free methods. Read more...
No. Your risk for blood clots and strokes increase if you are smoking especially if you are over 35 years old. Read more...
No. Combining oral contraceptive pills and tobacco use, especially if age is 35 or greater, is not safe. Women need to stop smoking for their own sake and that of their children, present or future. There are many expert answers on tobacco cessation on the site; simply search for them and let me know if we can help support your efforts. Read more...

I'm a married lady. I've delivery before 2 (two) months ago. Can I use birth control pills?

Yes. Be aware, however, that birth control pills can affect breast milk production. So, if you are nursing, you may see a decrease in how much milk you make. If not, no problem. Read more...

What is safe contraceptive to use birth control pills or IUD for a highblood woman? 25 yrs old with 2 kids smoker

IUD or Depoprovera. Smoking increases your risks for stroke while using estrogen containing contraception. Read more...
Consider iid. You should consider long-acting reversible contraceptives (larc)--2 types of iuds and a small rod placed under the skin. All very effective (the most effective methods--as effective as sterilization), and last 5 or 10 years (iuds) or 3 years (implant). Low rates of side effects, and the hormone iud has low levels of hormones and benefits of lighter periods. Smokers have higher risks with bc pill. Read more...