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How are birth control pills taken?

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Women take the pill by mouth to prevent pregnancy. when taken correctly, it is up to 99.9% effective.

SOURCES: The National Women's Health Information Center.

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News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on June 14, 2020

SOURCES: The National Women's Health Information Center.

ContraceptionNet.

Seasonale.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on June 14, 2020

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