Birth control pill

Birth control pill

Birth control pills and prevention of ovarian cancer

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The Contraception Report
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Houston, TX

Provides an introduction to ovarian cancer, and describes some of the risk factors that increase the chance of developing the disease. Describes what is known about birth control pills reducing the risk of ovarian cancer.

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Canadian contraception consensus: part 2 of 3

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the statistics on contraceptive use and gives information on the determinants of contraception and various aspects of sexual health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and antibiotics

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BC HealthFiles
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
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Victoria, B.C.

Discusses how antibiotics can diminish the effects of birth control pills, and how women who are using oral contraceptives can prevent pregnancy while taking prescription drugs.

Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and antibiotics (Chinese)

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Chinese
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BC HealthFiles
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
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2002
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Victoria, B.C.

Discusses how antibiotics can diminish the effects of birth control pills, and how women who are using oral contraceptives can prevent pregnancy while taking prescription drugs, in Chinese.

Los anticonceptivos orales (pildoras) y los antibioticos

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Spanish
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Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and antibiotics (Spanish)
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Paper
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BC HealthFiles
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Discusses how antibiotics can diminish the effects of birth control pills, and how women who are using oral contraceptives can prevent pregnancy while taking prescription drugs, in Spanish.

Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and antibiotics (Vietnamese)

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Vietnamese
Translated Title: 
Thuoc uong ngua thai (thuoc vien ngua thai) va thuoc tru sinh
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Paper
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BC HealthFiles
Publisher: 
British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Discusses how antibiotics can diminish the effects of birth control pills, and how women who are using oral contraceptives can prevent pregnancy while taking prescription drugs.

Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) and antibiotics (Punjabi)

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Punjabi
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BC HealthFiles
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British Columbia Ministry of Health Planning
Publication Date: 
2002
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Victoria, B.C.

Discusses how antibiotics can diminish the effects of birth control pills, and how women who are using oral contraceptives can prevent pregnancy while taking prescription drugs, can be translated into Punjabi.

Hormonal methods of birth control

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CBCA Sexual and Reproductive Wellness Centre
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CBCA Sexual and Reproductive Wellness Centre
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Briefly describes and lists advantages and disadvantages of hormonal methods of birth control, including Depo-Provera, birth control pills, emergency contraceptive pills, the patch, and the ring.

Drug and hormone options for period pain

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English
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Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Discusses pain during menstruation. Looks in detail at non-prescription pain-relieving drugs, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), hormones and other drugs for the treatment of period pain.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Drug and hormone options for period pain: consumer fact sheet

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Health Research and Education Foundation Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Melbourne, Australia

Examines pain during menstruation and provides information on pain relievers.

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