Birth Control Pills - Mode of Action of Pills

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Written by Dr. Sangamithra, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan, MD Dr. Simi Paknikar on Mar 20, 2018
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Mode of Action of Birth Control Pills / Oral Contraceptive Pills

The Combined and Phasic Pills prevent pregnancy by

  • Inhibiting the release of eggs from the ovaries (ovulation).
  • Thickening the cervical mucus thus preventing the sperm from entering the uterus.
  • Altering the inner environment of the uterus and making it impossible for the egg to attach to the walls of the uterus.

References:

  1. Birth Control Pill - (http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/contraception/contraception_birth.html)

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What are the side effects of taking contraceptive pills? Do all women who take this pills face the side effects? Is there any way to avoid this side effects?

i had sex on 3rd day of menstrual cycle. and it did not occur again after 35 day. can i pregnant.

What happens when virgin takes M-pill, not knowing that she is a virgin? Anything serious happens?

vkgtss61

my wife mensus was on 5th aug we had sex on 18th how to control birth

aisha786

i am 17 years old. i had sex before 2 months and i takes i-pill after 2 month.can i be pregnent.

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