Hormone & Contraceptives
If a woman is fertile, that means she is able to become a mother. But in case she is not ready for her pregnancy??? Here comes the role of hormonal contraceptive.
The hormonal contraceptive is a way in which men and women prevent pregnancy. About 7 in every 10 sexually active women get pregnant if they have not used any contraceptive during their intimacy session.
There are various contraceptive available such as
- Pills that need to be taken by mouth
- Injection that is given once in every 3 months
- Skin patch
- Implant that is worn under the skin for 3 years
- Intrauterine devices
- Ring worn in the vagina that needs to be changed every month
Hormonal contraceptive comprises of a man-made hormone called Estrogen and Progestin. They work by blocking the body's natural cyclic hormones to avoid pregnancy. It stops the body from ovulating and cause a change in the cervical mucus to make difficult for the sperm to mate with the egg. Most of the contraceptive pills are available in 21 active pills and 7 non-active pill pack.
Hormonal contraceptive is a safe and reliable way to avoid pregnancy. Various Hormonal contraceptives that include Ovral L, Ovral G, Mircette, Yasmin, Norethindrone, Dianette, Yas and Femilon are available on our online portal that effectively control unplanned pregnancy.
Hormonal contraceptives are also used to treat painful menstrual cramping and reduce the risk of uterine and ovarian cancer.