Oral contraceptive (birth control) pills are medicines containing hormones that can prevent pregnancy.
There are 2 types of oral contraceptive pills:
At Speedoc, we carry different brands of contraceptive (birth control) pills, for instance:
Like all medicine, there are some potential side effects of birth control pills such as:
Yes, oral contraceptive pills fall under non-prescription pills in Malaysia.
Different types of oral contraceptive pills would suit different individuals depending on the person’s weight, family history, medical history, social history, etc. The estrogen content in oral contraceptive pills may not be suitable or even contraindicated in some individuals.
There are also various types of progesterone available in the oral contraceptive pill and each has different properties that would suit different individuals. Hence, it is always best to check with a doctor or pharmacist for the best suited oral contraceptive pill to avoid any unwanted consequences. Oral contraceptive pills initiated without seeking medical advice would be considered as misuse.
Speedoc is recognised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) as a telemedicine/teleconsult health provider, and all our doctors are experienced and registered with MOH. Simply book a consultation to speak to a doctor to understand if birth control pills are a viable option for your lifestyle and requirements.
100% confidential. Consult a doctor in the privacy of your home and all information will be kept strictly confidential.
Get all your medications delivered to you (charges apply)
Discreet packaging. All medications will be delivered in an opaque, unbranded packaging.
Depending on the brand and type of birth control you choose, the costs can start as low as RM15 a month.
Back when oral contraceptive pills were first introduced, they contained high levels of hormones, high enough to make you gain weight. However, those levels have been lowered in the oral contraceptive pills available today. Studies conducted found very few correlations between weight gain and oral contraceptives.
IUDs are small T-shaped, plastic devices that are inserted into the vagina and moved gently into your uterus. Birth control pills are tablets you have to consume everyday.
There are two types of IUDs: copper IUD and hormonal IUD, both prevent pregnancies by blocking the sperm from reaching the egg. While birth control pills work by preventing or delaying the release of an egg from your ovaries.
No. Birth control pills prevent pregnancies, not STDs. Condoms or abstinence prevent STDs.
To get birth control pills, you must be above the age of 16.
You do not need parental consent above the age of 16.
99% effective if used correctly. Correct use means not missing any pills, and taking extra contraceptive precautions when necessary.