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The Effectiveness of 'The Pill'??

Why is the combination birth control pill effective after only 7 days? How do birth control manufacturers determine that this is the amount of time after which bc pills are effective? Speaking of, how much time (hours?) does it take for the bc pill to get in the blood stream after taking it. [more inside]
posted by twill on Nov 3, 2016 - 11 answers

Can I skip getting my period for a month?

My husband and I are going on a week-long milestone anniversary trip, and wouldn't you know it, I'm going to get my period that week. For obvious reasons, I'd prefer that not to happen. Can I game my birth control pills so that it doesn't? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 14, 2016 - 25 answers

Hormone Help: PCOS vs Migraines

In the Red Corner, we have PCOS, a three-time champion with Special Ruptured-Cyst Attack! In the Blue Corner, we have Possibly-Hormonal Migraines, defending the title and famous as the inventor of the Icepick-To-The-Brain Technique! The winner takes home the grand prize: the right to determine whether I stay on contraceptive hormones or not. Aaaaaaand... FIGHT! [more inside]
posted by Someone Else's Story on Jul 20, 2012 - 10 answers

Surprise!period does not make me happy

What does it mean if you start your period early and you are taking birth control pills? [more inside]
posted by threeturtles on Jul 1, 2012 - 6 answers

FAM or IUD or baby but please god, no pill

Hate the Pill -- IUD or FAM? If so, how so? Snow flurry inside. [more inside]
posted by mibo on May 2, 2012 - 43 answers

BCP at any old time, or...

[BCP filter] Taking the pill at different times each day: how risky am I being? [more inside]
posted by DoubleLune on Mar 2, 2012 - 26 answers

To Pill or Not to Pill, that is my question

I'm a 44-year-old woman and I'm on the pill. Should I be? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 6, 2012 - 5 answers

Ultra-low-dose birth control pills with generics?

Hormonal birth control question: Lo Loestrin Fe has no generic, and even with my crappy insurance is unaffordable for me. What are other ultra-low-dose birth control pills that DO have generics? [more inside]
posted by fiercecupcake on Oct 11, 2011 - 21 answers

Loss of libido with Levlen/Levora?

Has anyone taking the birth control pill Levora/Levlen had a loss of libido? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on Nov 12, 2009 - 15 answers

Red States vs Blue Pills

Dumb birth control pill question: why don't I need to use a backup method while taking the sugar pills? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 21, 2008 - 25 answers

Endometriosis?

What kind of treatment have you had for endometriosis, and how were the side effects? [more inside]
posted by miss tea on Nov 14, 2006 - 7 answers

Not pregnant, just crazy

Best birth control pill for depression? [more inside]
posted by ITheCosmos on Jul 19, 2005 - 24 answers

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