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Birth control pills or in other words “oral contraceptives” (OCS) are drugs containing hormones to prevent pregnancy.


They prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation and preventing the passage of sperm from the cervix to the uterus.


OCS contain the female hormones estrogen and progesterone.


Birth control pill boxes often contain 21 pills, rarely 28. The box should be started within the first 2-3 days of menstruation, and one should be taken at the same time every day and continue until the box is finished. After the box is finished, or sometimes close to the end, you will start to bleed. After the box is finished, there is a break for 7 days, even if your bleeding continues, a new box is started after 7 days.


This system should be continued without breaking: 21 days of pills, 7 days of break!


Your menstrual bleeding may be less than normal as a natural effect of OCS, don't worry.


It contains 28 tablets of some birth control pills, again on the 2nd-3rd day of the period. day starts, after the box is finished, the new box is switched without any break, the expected bleeding will occur while using the last pills of the box.


Concomitant use of OCS and some drugs causes a decrease in the effectiveness of OCS, unwanted pregnancies may occur, please share with your doctor.


Your fertility returns to normal immediately after you quit OCS.


Nausea, breakthrough bleeding, headache, decreased sexual desire, breast tenderness, mood changes may occur as undesirable side effects, these conditions usually resolve within a few months, 


OKS starts to protect from the first box.


Situations in which OKS should not be used; In the first 6 weeks after birth, over 35 years old and smokers, hypertension disease, history of vascular occlusion, ischemic heart disease, history of stroke, complicated heart valve disease, migraine with neurological symptoms, breast cancer, diabetes with complications, liver disease Birth control pills should not be used in people with tumors

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