Actually contraceptive pills, is one of the most effective method of contraception. Where one pill taken every day at the same time. Not only able to prevent pregnancy, contraceptive pills also have other advantages compared to other contraceptives, such as reduce risk of tumors and able to maintain bone density.“Contraceptive pills have a non-contraceptive benefits,” said Spesilias Obstetrics and representatives of Asia Pacific Council on Contraception (APCOC), Biran Affandi in Jakarta.
According to him, the contraceptive pill containing estrogen and progestin low dose that resembles estrogen and progestin the original in a woman’s body. Admittedly, the failure rate of contraceptive pill use was 0.1 percent. This is better than other contraceptives such as injections (0.3%) and condoms (3%).
Biran said this happens because the contraceptive pill to suppress ovulation which can prevent the occurrence of conception in the womb. Another capability that is able to have cervical mucous to thicken, so as to protect women from ovarian and uterine cancer.
He also stated, the average contraceptive pill users will experience regular menstruation, less menstrual blood discharge so as to protect women from the problem of anemia. Contraceptive pills also can reduce the risk of benign tumors, lower the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease and able to maintain bone density.
Even so, Biran warned that abstinence for patients with liver using the contraceptive pill. According to him, the contraceptive pill will be metabolized by hepatic (liver), so that if a problem occurs in the liver, would be difficult to swallow pills that are metabolized by the body.
“So, do not be surprised, if the patient wants the use of contraception pills, doctors often ask if there is a family history of heart disease. It is important to prevent problems,” he said.