What it is: A pill that prevents pregnancy
How to use it: Take 1 every day at the same time
How it works:
The pill can have 2 hormones - estrogen and progestin, or just 1 hormone- progestin. The hormones work in the body to prevent pregnancy by doing 3 things: Stop ovulation, thin the lining of the uterus, and create a thick cervical mucus.
Changes in your period, breast tenderness, headaches and nausea.
Can make periods lighter and less crampy. Can help with acne.
You have to take it daily.