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    Birth Control

    Birth control, also known as contraception, is designed to prevent pregnancy. Deciding when to start using birth control and choosing a method that will work for you is an important decision. Birth control methods may work in a number of different ways. Planning, provision and use of birth control is called family planning. Birth control methods have been used since ancient times, but effective and safe methods of birth control became available in the 20th century only.

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    OVRAL G Tablet 20's

    About the drug: The active ingredients of the drug are Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestrel. It is a birth control pill. Uses of the drug: The medicine is mainly used as a contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy.
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    FEMILON Tablet 21's

    Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel is a combination birth control pill having two active ingredients namely Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel, both of which are female sex hormone. It works by preventing ovulation or the release of a female egg from the ovaries. It also causes changes in the cervical and uterine lining making the cervical mucus more viscous, thereby making it harder for male sperms to reach the uterus and also for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus wall.
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    CERAZETTE Tablet 28's

    About the drug: Desogestrel also sold under the name Cerazette is a contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. It is sometimes known simply as the pill or mini-pill. The main ingredient of this pill is the female sex hormone progestogen Desogestrel. Hence, it is also called as a progestogen-only-pill or POP and is especially suited for those women who have estrogen intolerance which is an active ingredient in combined contraceptive pills and for those who are breastfeeding.
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    LOETTE Tablet 21's

    About the drug: Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol is a combination of the female hormones that helps in preventing ovulation (release of egg from the female ovary). Levonorgestrel is a progesterone hormone while Ethinyl estradiol is an estrogen. The combination of this hormone is available in an easy to administrate dosage form-tablet. This drug combination could also be used for other purposes like making the irregular period regular, decreasing blood loss and painful periods etc. however this medicine does not protect you or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases.
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    YAZ Tablet 28's

    About the drug: The active ingredient of the drug is Ethinyl Estradiol and Drospirenone. The drug is mainly used to as a contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy. Uses of the drug: The drug is mainly used as a birth control pill to prevent pregnancy. It is sometimes prescribed by doctors to treat acne in women who have attained the age of 14 and have got their periods. The pill is also used for alleviating the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder such as anxiety, depression, concentration, irritability, lethargy, muscle or joint pain, weight gain, changes in appetite or sleep pattern and tender breast.
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    YASMIN Tablet 21's

    About the drug: Drospirenone-Estradiol or Ethinyl estradiol is a combination drug that forms a very important part of birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy. It also modifies the cervical and uterine lining, making it difficult for sperm to come in contact with the uterus. This in turn makes it difficult for eggs to fertilize in the uterus. It is also approved by U.S. F.D.A for the treatment of moderate acne and premenstrual dysphoric disorders.