What is Birth Control?

Birth control is any method to prevent pregnancy. While most commonly associated with oral pills, there are a lot of different birth control options out there. We are here to help you figure it all out.

Prevent Pregnancy

Prevent Pregnancy

Easy to Use

Easy to Use

Reduce Periods

Reduce Periods

Prevent STDs

Prevent STDs

Birth Control Pills

The most common method of birth control, this too have a lot of options and required a consultation with a physician to find the best option for you.

Types of Birth Control Pills

  • These pills contain two types of hormones either in the say amount each day or a varying amount to provide different levels of hormones. These can be taken for 3 weeks before stopping or switching to sugar pills or 12 weeks at a time. Examples include, Tri-cyclen, Seasonale, Yazmin, Yaz.

  • Also known as the minipill, these is a good option for women who cannot take estrogen. Examples include Jencycla, Micronor.

How Does It work?

  • They are known as combination only pills as they contain both estrogen and progestin and stop the release of an egg and thickening the cervival mucus. Both of these stop the sperm from reaching the egg thus preventing pregnancy.

  • With progestin-only pills, these medications stop the entry of the sperm by thickening cervical music and making it hard for an egg to implant by thinning the endometrium. They may also prevent ovulation.

Benefits of Birth Control/ Benefits of Birth Control Pills

  • Intimacy as long as you are compliant with your medication.
  • Effective in preventing pregnancy.
  • Regulate menstrual cycle, reduce irregular and heavy periods.
  • No long term side effects, Once stopped, they effect is fully reversible so you can become pregnant later.
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Birth Control Methods and Options

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Birth Control Implant

Birth Control Implant

99% effective

Cost $0-$1300

Covered by most plans

Up to 5 years.

IUS

IUS

99% effective

Cost $0-$1300

Covered by most plans

Up to 3 to 12 years

Birth Control Shot

Birth Control Shot

94% effective

Cost $0-$150

Covered by most plans

Every three month

Birth Control Vaginal Ring

Birth Control Vaginal Ring

91% effective

Cost $0-$200

Covered by most plans

Replace Monthly

Birth Control Patch

Birth Control Patch

91% effective

Cost $0-$150

Covered by most plans

Replace Weekly

Birth Control Pills

Birth Control Pills

91% effective

Cost $0-$150

Covered by most plans

Take Daily

Condom

Condom

85% effective

Public health supplies free of charge

Use every time

Internal Condom

Internal Condom

79% effective

Cost $0-$3

Use every time

Diaphragm Condom

Diaphragm Condom

88% effective

Cost $0-$75

Use every time

Birth Control Sponge

Birth Control Sponge

76 to 88% effective

Cost $0-$15

Use every time

Cervical Cap

Cervical Cap

71 to 86% effective

Cost $0-$90

Use every time

Spermicide

Spermicide

71% effective

Cost $0-$8

Use every time

Fertility Awareness

Fertility Awareness

76 to 88% effective

Cost $0-$20

Use daily

Withdrawal – Pull out method

Withdrawal – Pull out method

78% effective

Cost $0

Outercourse and  Abstinence

Outercourse and Abstinence

100% effective

Cost $0

Used every time

Sterilization

Sterilization

99% effective

Cost $0 to $6000

Lasts for life

Procedure can be covered by government

Vasectomy

99% effective

Cost $0 to $1000

Lasts for life

Procedure can be covered by government

Breastfeeding as Birth Control

Breastfeeding as Birth Control

99% effective

Cost $0

Do every 4-5 hours

Birth Control Method

Which Birth Control Method is suitable for me?

If you already have a prescription, you can send us a copy of the prescription or an image of your current medication vial. Consultations with a physician can be scheduled in the app itself or if you are near one of our affiliate clinics, you can visit in person.

Frequently Asked Questions

How effective Birth Control treatment?

Various methods of birth control have varying level of effectiveness. When used as directed, oral birth control, patches, IUDs are more effective than physical methods of birth control. While under perfect use birth control pills are 99% effective, in real life it is shown to be about 90% effective with one year of use.


Is there any Birth Control Pills for men?

Currently there is no birth control pill designed for men.


Which is the safest method of birth control for a woman?

The choice of birth control is specific to each individual. Please schedule a session with one of our doctors to discuss which method is best for you.


How to get free birth control in Toronto Canada?

Birth control is covered by the province of Ontario until the age of 25 after which your private drug plan may cover the cost of your medication. Please reach out to one of our staff if you have specific questions about your drug coverage.


What are the risk factor of Birth Control?

Birth control pills are fairly well tolerated in most patients. Some of the mild side effects such as nausea and headaches go away in a few weeks. If you have specific questions about your medications, please reach out to one of our pharmacists.


Can I get Birth Control online?

If you already have a prescription, you can easily fill it by sending us a picture of your prescription or a label of you current label. If you have previously ordered from us, our refill process only takes one click. If you do not have a prescription, your first step would be to schedule an appointment with one of our physicians or fill a prescription request form for birth control.


Can I get free delivery of Birth Control Pills?

We offer free delivery across Canada for birth control medication.


What are the disadvantages of birth control medication?

While some patient may experience some transient side effects from birth control, in rare instances they may be severe enough requiring stopping the treatment. If you are experiencing any side effects, please speak with our pharmacist or physicians.


Where to find Birth Control Pills in Canada?

We carry all brands of birth control which are approved for sale in Canada.


Is contraceptive pill safe for me?

Please schedule a consultation with one of our physicians to discuss if you are a good candidate to safely use contraception pills.


What steps to take Birth Control Pills?

The usual method is to take the one pill every day around the same time for 21 days and then stop for 7 days. Some birth control regimen may require you to take it for 3 months before stopping for a period like bleed.


How can I get a Birth control Prescription?

You can either schedule an appointment with one of our physician or fill the birth control questionnaire in the prescription request section of the app.

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