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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progestogen-only_pill

Progestogen-only pills or progestin-only pills (POP) are contraceptive pills that contain only synthetic progestogens (progestins) and do not contain estrogen. They are colloquially known as mini pills. Although such pills are sometimes called "progesterone-only pills", they do .... Jump up ^ IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to ...

www.babycenter.com/0_birth-control-pills-the-minipill-progestin-only-pills_1472113.bc

Birth control pills: The minipill (progestin-only pills). IN THIS ARTICLE. What is the minipill? How does the minipill prevent pregnancy? Can I take the minipill if ...

familydoctor.org/progestin-only-birth-control-pills

A progestin-only birth control pill is often called the "mini-pill." Because this ... This does not happen as often as with combination birth control pills. Forty percent ...

www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Progestin-Only-Hormonal-Birth-Control-Pill-and-Injection

Progestin-only birth control pills, sometimes called “mini-pills,” have several effects in the body that ...

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/minipill/basics/definition/prc-20012857

The minipill, also known as the progestin-only birth control pill, is an oral contraceptive that contains the hormone progestin. Unlike combination birth control pills ...

www.upmc.com/patients-visitors/education/contraception/Pages/birth-control-pill-instructions-progestin-only-contraceptives.aspx

How does the mini pill work? The mini pill thickens the mucus produced by the cervix at the top of the vagina. Because the mucus is thicker, sperm cannot swim  ...

www.netdoctor.co.uk/conditions/sexual-health/a2226/the-mini-pill-progestogen-only-pill-or-pop

Mar 2, 2015 ... How does it work? The mini-Pill: thickens your cervical mucus, so that it's more difficult for sperms to get through; thins the lining of your womb, ...

www.feministcenter.org/en/health-wellness-services/comprehensive-gyn/birth-control-options/birth-control-information/101-mini-pills

In these ways, the Mini-Pill prevents fertilization. Mini-Pills are 87-99.7% effective, slightly less than regular birth control pills. They do not protect against sexually ...

www.healthywomen.org/content/article/mini-pill-progestin-only

How does it work? Mini-pills release synthetic progestin that keeps you from releasing eggs so pregnancy cannot occur. The hormones also thicken your ...