Placebo Pills

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Extended Cycle Combined Hormonal Contraceptive - Usage
... When a woman takes COCPs (combined oral contraceptive pills), the hormones in the pills prevent both ovulation and shedding of the endometrium (menstruation) ... Traditionally, COCPs are packaged with 21 active (hormone-containing) pills and 7 placebo pills ... During the week of placebo pills, withdrawal bleeding occurs and simulates an average 28-day menstrual cycle ...

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