What are the 3 types of birth control pills?

What are the 3 types of birth control pills?

What are the types of birth control pills?

  • Monophasic pills. These are used in 1-month cycles.
  • Multiphasic pills. These are used in 1-month cycles and provide different levels of hormones during the cycle.
  • Extended-cycle pills. These are typically used in 13-week cycles.

What is the most common birth control pill?

Combination pill

  • Monophasic pills are the most common type of birth control pill.
  • Biphasic pills contain two sets of pills at different strengths.
  • Triphasic pills provide a steady dose of estrogen but three different doses of progestin throughout the pack.
  • Quadriphasic pills contain four different strengths of hormones.

Which contraceptive pill is best for weight loss?

No birth control has been designed for or scientifically proven to cause weight loss. But one of the hormones in Yasmin, drospirenone, can act as a diuretic. That means it may lead to less or no water retention, giving the illusion that you’ve lost weight.

Is an IUD better than the pill?

Both the pill and IUDs are extremely effective in preventing pregnancy. The IUD is 99% effective, while the pill is 91% effective. The reason the pill is sometimes less effective is due to improper use, such as failure to take it regularly.

Which is the best mini pill?

If you’ve recently given birth and are breastfeeding, the best pill for you is the mini pill as you can start taking it straight away. We recommend Cerazette or Cerelle when starting a mini pill, as it has a 12 hour window for missed pills, so it can be easier to use than other mini pills with a 3 hour window.

Which birth control does not cause weight gain?

For most people the combined hormonal pill, patch, and ring do not appear to cause weight gain and the hormonal IUD likely doesn’t cause weight gain. The implant and the shot may contribute to weight gain in some people.

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