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How effective are low dose birth control pills at preventing pregnancy

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 93% effective.

At your age, even with proper use the oral contraceptives (irrespective of low-dose or not) as ~93% effective in preventing undesired pregnancy.
Talk to your gynecologist for other contraceptive options, such as the iud that is much more effective in pregnancy prevention and can last up to 10 years without having to remember taking a pill daily.

In brief: 93% effective.

At your age, even with proper use the oral contraceptives (irrespective of low-dose or not) as ~93% effective in preventing undesired pregnancy.
Talk to your gynecologist for other contraceptive options, such as the iud that is much more effective in pregnancy prevention and can last up to 10 years without having to remember taking a pill daily.
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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very

If taken properly and as prescribed, they are very effective.

In brief: Very

If taken properly and as prescribed, they are very effective.
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