What is monophasic birth control pills?

Constant dose. Monophasic contraception delivers a single consistent dose of hormones. Other types such as triphasic use different doses of hormones at different points in your cycle to mimic a natural cycle. They are equivalent in efficacy.

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Pcos pcos monophasic or triphasic birth control pills? Asked about 6 hours ago - boston, ma hi I was diagnosed with pcos. I have cyst on my ovary 1.5 cm, started gain weight, acne, irregular period, my blood test showed estradiol 649pg/ml high, FSH 6.3 n

Going . Going on a birth control pill is the right decision based on the information you provided. There is no one single correct pill choice. Some clinicians feel that the lowest dose birth control pills have a higher chance of allowing cysts to form in the ovaries and that a monophasic pill is a better choice. The main reason for going on a birth control pill when there is an ovarian cyst is to prevent the development of other cysts. It is not really correct to say that the pill "makes" the cyst go away. The best bet is to communicate to your physician all of your concerns and then your doctor will recommend a pill that seems the best for that situation. Read more...
Doesnt matter. There is no particular benefit to the triphasic pills, but either one would likely be beneficial for the pcos. The first line treatment of pcos is birth control pills. Read more...

Are all birth control pills the same?

No. Different pills have different doses of estrogen/progesterone. Your doctor may choose the type that best suits you and may also help with additional symptoms that you may be experiencinge.g. Acne excessive hair growth etc. Read more...

How effective is birth control pills?

BCP. Birth control pills if they are used as prescribed are 99% effective with perfect use and 92% effective with typical use. Read more...

How effective are birth control pills?

95-99% Depending on the pill type, most oral contraceptives are effective in the high 90's percentages. However, it also depends on compliance by the user - miss doses and efficacy quickly drops. While 99% sounds pretty good, that still means about 1 pregnancy in 100 women per year, and if you are that 1 pregnancy, you may not be very happy. The only 100% effective form of birth control is abstinence. Read more...