contraceptive pill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n contraceptive pill a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
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Usage


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There are reversible contraceptive options that are daily such as pills, weekly, monthly.
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Everyone knows the birth control pill is a powerful contraceptive.
I agree that this sounds entirely absurd, that women who take the contraceptive pill should pay £1,000 ($1,500) a year more in tax, but it is the inevitable outcome of the standard logic that the polluter should pay.
BuzzFeed and Glenn Beck's The Blaze pick up on the issue of the medical use of pills used for contraception.
Tuesday’s surprise opinion from these gatekeepers of contraception could boost longtime efforts by women’s advocates to make the pill more accessible.
A federal judge in Brooklyn is set to hear arguments over whether the federal government is acting constitutionally in its decisions over the access teenage girls should have to morning-after contraceptive pills.
Long-acting forms of contraception 20 times more effective than daily pill.
President Barack Obama said Thursday it wasjust common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being ableto buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf.
The company, which is self-insured, provides preventive contraceptives , but the Green family objects to providing or paying for the "morning after" and "week after" pills, citing their religious belief that life begins at conception.
Women who take the contraceptive pill for 10 years cut their risk of ovarian cancer by almost half , according to a European study published Wednesday.
Women who take the contraceptive pill for 10 years cut their risk of ovarian cancer by almost half .
For most women, the risks of using today's lower-dosage pills are very small, and there can be health benefits in addition to contraceptive benefits.
There, hospital staff gave her one dose of emergency contraceptive pills , which are taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex to stop ovulation, fertilization or the implantation of a fertilized egg.
Often the prescriptions have been for emergency contraception--the "morning-after" pills marketed as Plan B and Preven that prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus if taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex.
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