Contraceptive is a pill which is been used to keep from getting pregnant if you have unprotected intercourse. Studies indicate that contraceptive pills are 75% effective in preventing pregnancy if taken within the first 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Contraceptive pills are most effective when used as soon as possible after having unprotected sex. Two types of this pill (contraceptive) include; combined oral contraceptive pills and progestin only pills. Combined oral contraceptive pills contain two hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. They work by stopping ovulation (released of an egg) and by inhibiting the movement of sperm. The available contraceptive methods includes dual protection and dual method, Barrier methods, Emergency contraceptive, low dose combined oral contraceptives, combined injectable contraceptives, new hormonal delivery system etc. prior to initiating a given contraceptive, there is need for proper examination of the patient in order to identify a good and suitable contraceptive for use and the patient is expected to return in 1-3 months for evaluation for contraception continuation. Some of the dangers of this (contraceptive) pills include; sharp chest pain, coughing up blood, Tightness in the chest, sudden severe headache or vomiting, sudden partial or complete loss of vision. Breast masses suspicious, severe abdominal pain, Jaundice, swelling of the fingers or ankles, etc. Upon any contraceptive dispensed, it must be documented in the medical record and order must be written in medical record initially, annually, and upon method change.  

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ELICIOUS CHUKWUEMEKA, I. (2018). DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH ABUSE OF CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/dangers-associated-with-abuse-of-contraceptive-pills

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ELICIOUS CHUKWUEMEKA, ISIGUZO "DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH ABUSE OF CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS." Afribary. Afribary, 16 Apr. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/dangers-associated-with-abuse-of-contraceptive-pills. Accessed 27 May. 2024.


ELICIOUS CHUKWUEMEKA, ISIGUZO . "DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH ABUSE OF CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS.". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Apr. 2018. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/dangers-associated-with-abuse-of-contraceptive-pills >.


ELICIOUS CHUKWUEMEKA, ISIGUZO . "DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH ABUSE OF CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS." Afribary (2018). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/dangers-associated-with-abuse-of-contraceptive-pills