Combined oral contraceptive pills
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What is the combined oral contraceptive pill? | Oral Contraceptives Singapore
The combined oral contraceptive pill, commonly known as the birth control pill, is a pill which contains 2 synthetic types of female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and is taken on a daily basis to prevent unplanned pregnancy.
There are various brands/formulations available on the market and they differ slightly in terms of the type of synthetic estrogen or progesterone they contain, but work equally as well in preventing pregnancy.