Contraceptive Pills: A Brief Overview

 By: Ian Caspar
Women around the world use different forms of contraception to prevent them from becoming pregnant. Hormonal contraceptive methods have proven to be very effective in preventing pregnancy in women. Among the three methods, oral contraceptive pills are the most popular of all. These pills consist of artificial female hormones, and based on the hormones present, are divided into combination pills and mini pills. The combination pills are those which consist of two artificial female hormones of oestrogen and progestogen. The mini pills, on the other hand, consist of only one female hormone of progestogen.

What is Yasmin?

Yasmin contraceptive pills are the most popularly used combination pill, and have been proven to be almost 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. The pills consist of ethinylestradiol (artificial oestrogen) and drospirenone (artificial progestogen) as the active ingredients. This pill also helps in reducing the symptoms of PMS and water retention, acne and does not allow weight gain, which is often experienced as a side effect of some other contraceptive pills. You are required to take one Yasmin contraceptive pill for up to 21 days of the 28 day menstrual cycle, with a break of 7 days, during which you are likely to experience withdrawal bleeding.

What is Cerazette?

The Cerazette pill is a popular and commonly used mini pill, and has been proven to be almost 99% effective in protecting women against pregnancy. It is the only mini pill which prevents ovulation from occurring as a way of preventing pregnancy. Just like other mini pills, it also thickens the cervical mucus so as to prevent a sperm from entering and fertilizing an egg, and alters the womb lining so as to prevent an egg, if produced and fertilized, from attaching and growing further. The absence of oestrogen in Cerazette pills makes it a good option for women who are allergic to oestrogen.

What is Dianette?

Dianette is also a popular and commonly used combination pill, which has been proven to be almost 100% effective in preventing women from getting pregnant. It consists of ethinylestradiol (artificial oestrogen) and cyproterone acetate (artificial progestogen) as its active ingredients. This pill works by tricking your body into believing that ovulation has already occurred so as to prevent production of an egg. You are required to take this pill for up to 21 days of your menstrual cycle, with a break of 7 days in between, during which you are likely to have a withdrawal bleed. You can buy Dianette with a doctor's prescription through any of the registered online clinics.

What is Femodene ED?

Femodene ED is a monophasic combination pill, which consists of ethinylestradiol (synthetic oestrogen) and gestodene (synthetic progestogen) as its active ingredient. You are required to take this pill for all 28 days of your menstrual cycle. Of the 28 pills, 21 pills are active, while the remaining 7 are inactive, and so you are not required to stop taking the medication for 7 days in between. You are likely to have a withdrawal bleed while you are taking the inactive pills. The pill is said to be most effective if it is taken on the very first day of your period.
loading...
Author:
Artice Source: http://www.articlesphere.com

Related Articles in Birth Control


People interested in the above article are also interested in the related articles listed below:

In today's society, men and women indulge in regular sexual activity, which often leads to complications such as unplanned pregnancy. Until recently, condoms have been the most popular and commonly used means of contraception. Contraceptive methods such as pills, patches and rings have become very popular among women. Read further to learn more about a few of these methods and how they help in preventing pregnancy.
A high percentage of women around the world use some or the other form of contraception. With the introduction of hormonal contraceptive methods, it has become much easier for women to control whether they want to become pregnant or not. Oral contraceptive pills are a type of hormonal contraceptive method which consists of artificial female hormones.
A controversial topic such as birth control may seem like a modern issue, but it's not. Contraceptives have been used in one form or another for thousands of years throughout human history and even prehistory. In fact, family planning has always been widely practiced, even in societies dominated by social, political, or religious codes that require people to "be fruitful and multiply."
loading...

More in Birth Control

Excellent, Larry. Thank you for taking the new article directory technology and making it work to the max. I encourage everyone to keep contributing and contributing regularly. I can attest to the fact that this site is already a strong directory in a field of many. Kudos to Larry!

Matthew C. Keegan
The Article Writer

 

I find it a delight to use both as an author and a publisher. It is full of nice little surprises that make the whole process of writing, reading and publishing articles a complete delight. This is one that comes out tops and beats the rest hands down.

Eric Garner
Managing Director
ManageTrainLearn

 

I did a Google search and came across your site. It was exactly what I was looking for and was elated to find such a broad range of articles. As I am launching a free magazine in a small town in Florida, I wanted to be as resourceful as possible while still being able to provide some content that is interesting and well written. Your site has all the variables in the mix. Excellent Site hitting all the notes in the scale sort of speak.

Mo Montana
Florida, USA

Article Topics

 
Copyright © 2005 - by Larry Lim, Singapore - Article Search Engine Directory at ArticleSphere.com™
All Rights Reserved Worldwide. All Trademarks and Servicemarks are the property of the respective owners.
ArabicBulgarianCatalanChinese (Simplified)Chinese (Traditional)CzechDanishDutchEnglishEstonianFinnishFrenchGermanGreekHaitian CreoleHebrewHindiHungarianIndonesianItalianJapaneseKoreanLatvianLithuanianNorwegianPersianPolishPortugueseRomanianRussianSlovakSlovenianSpanishSwedishThaiTurkishUkranianVietnamese