There are nine different kinds of hormones in the contraceptive pill — some of which have subtle 'masculinising' effects. And should we be concerned? It was and a chemistry professor from Pennsylvania was looking for a cheap source of progesterone. The hormone had many uses at the time, including preventing miscarriages and treating women going through the menopause.
Cilest (ethinylestradiol and norgestimate): a contraceptive pill
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Packages of birth control pills contain hormone pills and may contain iron and placebo pills. Children who swallow birth control hormones are not at risk, even if they are boys. There are few, if any short term effects from the hormones. Children who swallow birth control hormones may have stomach upset, diarrhea, or irritability but no long-term effects. Worried parents often call Poison Control about small children who swallowed birth control pills.
Cilest is a type of hormonal contraception more commonly known as the pill or oral contraceptive pill. Cilest contraception tablets contain two active ingredients, Ethinylestradiol and Norgestimate. These ingredients are synthetic versions of the naturally occurring female sex hormones — oestrogen and progesterone — and work by overriding the normal menstrual cycle.