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The most common type of contraceptive pill is the ‘combined pill’. This contains a balance of oestrogen and progesterone, which when taken correctly, has been shown to be 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. This works by thickening the mucus in the lining of the womb so that sperm cannot penetrate, as well as thinning the lining of the womb so a fertilised egg is unable to implant.
There are several types of contraceptive pill e.g. combined or progesterone-only. It may require some trial and error to work out which is the best for you. Consultation with a Midland Health GP is recommended to discuss lifestyle and other health factors which could help in finding what works for you.
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