Birth Control Pills - Drugs for its Treatment

Generic and Trade Names of Birth Control Pills

Drospirenone and Estradiol

Drospirenone and Estradiol is a combination of 2 hormones (estrogen and progestin), prescribed for preventing pregnancy. It is also used for treating irregular and painful (dysmenorrhea) periods, to decrease blood loss and ovarian cysts.
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Estrogen and Progestin - Oral Contraceptives

Estrogen and Progestin - Oral Contraceptives contains two female sex hormones. Various combinations of these hormones are referred to as oral contraceptives or birth-control pills. They prevent the release of eggs from ovaries and thus prevent pregnancy. Birth-control pills are more effective than any other method of contraception.

Mestranol and Norethindrone

Mestranol and Norethindrone is a combination of 2 hormones namely estrogen and progestogen, used as an oral contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.


Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid, used alone or together with another medication, to end an early pregnancy (within 7 weeks of the start of a woman's last menstrual period). It blocks the hormone needed for pregnancy to continue. It is also indicated for high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) in adults with endogenous Cushing’s syndrome.
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Birth Control Pills / Contraceptive Pills – Types, Advantages & Risks

Oral contraceptive or birth control pills contain hormones that prevent pregnancy. It is one of the most reliable methods of contraception.

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