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Birth Control

large_opened pack of pills jpeg.JPGWhat is the progestin-only birth control pill?

The mini-pill is a type of birth control pill that contains about half the amount of the hormone pro­gestin found in most combined oral contra­ceptives.  There is no estrogen in mini-pills.


large_OCs.JPGWhat are birth control pills?

Birth control pills (also known as combined oral contraception or "the pill") are used to prevent pregnancy.  They are an effective non-surgical and reversible method of contraception.  If taken consistently and correctly, birth control pills are more than 99% effective in preventing pregnancy.


Emergency Contraception is a medication that women may take within 72 to 120 hours of unprotected intercourse.  It is important to take emergency contraception as soon as possible for maximum effectiveness.


Established patients

If you have received your current prescription from us and you are due for a gynecological exam, call your pharmacy and request an extension of your prescription until you come for your exam.

If you have had a complete gynecology exam within the year, call the Patient Service Center to schedule a consultation appointment.


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