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Birth Control Pills - Mode of Action of Pills

Written by Dr. Sangamithra, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan, MD Dr. Simi Paknikar on Jul 27, 2020
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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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sheena_hines

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?

yogendra1993

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

Chinni123

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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