Different types of contraceptive.
  • Taking a pill every day may be difficult for some people. If one misses a pill, you may need to use another form of birth control (i.e., condom and/or spermicide) during your cycle. An IUD may be a better option for anyone who will have trouble taking the pill.
  • The birth control pill does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. Only a condom can protect from sexually transmitted diseases.
  • The pill has a <1% failure rate (meaning less than 1 out of 100 women unintentionally become pregnant) if used correctly. However, for women who miss taking their pills, the failure rate goes up to roughly five per cent, or 5 out of 100 women become pregnant unintentionally.
  • There can be drug interactions that may lower the effectiveness of birth control pills. One is advised to inquire about the different drugs they are taking to avoid this interference.
  • Spotting (breakthrough bleeding) may occur (mid-cycle) for the first few months of birth control use as your body adjusts to the changes in hormone levels. Breakthrough bleeding may be worse with extended- or continuous-cycle birth control pills or with progestin-only pills.
  • Birth control pills can cause breast pain or vaginal dryness; these side effects may continue with the use or subside.



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Mukanda Maombola

Mukanda Maombola

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