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Chapter 17, Problem 24E
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What is the mini pill? How is it different from the normal pill?

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The mini pills are to be defined.

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Birth control pills are the pills taken to prevent pregnancy. They are the analogues for the female sex hormones, estrogen and progesterone. Mini pills are also birth control pills. Normal birth control pills have two analogs but mini pills have only one analog. Also, mini pills are not as powerful as a normal pill.

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The mini pills contain only progestin and are also called progestin-only pills. Minipills are less effective in comparison to normal birth control pills and depend on two other pregnancy preventing effects of progestin. Progestin thickens the cervical mucus, which prevents sperm penetration...

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