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Birth Control Medications (Contraceptives) (cont.)

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birth control pills, BC pills, BC medications, contraceptives, contraceptive pills, contraceptive medications, hormones, estrogen, progesterone, slow-release devices, vaginal rings, skin implants, contraceptive-infused intrauterine devices, contraceptive-infused IUDs, menses, menstruation, menstrual period, menstrual cycle, ovulation, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, sperm, fertilized egg, ethinyl estradiol, mestranol, norethynodrel, norethindrone, norgestimate, desogestrel, ethynodiol diacetate, norgestrel, levonorgestrel, drospirenone, hormone-containing contraceptives, biphasic pills, monophasic pills, triphasic pills, vaginal ring, contraceptive implant, progesterone-only pills, POPs, mini pill, mini-pill, minipill, topical contraceptive patch, thromboembolism, blood clots, breast cancer, cervical cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, STD, STDs, diabetes, benign liver tumors

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