Your body, your birth control

Understanding your body is the first step in finding the birth control that’s right for you.

 

Reproduction and your menstrual cycle

Your reproductive system is made up of the vagina, ovaries, the uterus, the fallopian tubes and the cervix.

1Knudtson. J. Female Internal Genital Organs. Merck Manuals Consumer Version. https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/biology-of-the-female-reproductive-system/female-internal-genital-organs. Accessed 5/19/2019

2Rice University. Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System. https://opentextbc.ca/anatomyandphysiology/chapter/27-2-anatomy-and-physiology-of-the-female-reproductive-system. Accessed 5/19/2019

3Cleveland Clinic. Normal Menstruation. https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/10132-normal-menstruationAccessed 5/19/2019

Please see Slynd™ Prescribing information for more details.

Know Your Options

Get in the know about your birth control options, so you can talk to your doctor about your best choice.

Talk to your doctor about Slynd®, before exploring other other birth control options here:

1 Rice, C. and Thompson, J. Selecting and Monitoring Hormonal Contraceptives: An Overview of Available Products. U.S. Pharmacist. http://stage.uspharmacist.com/article/selecting-and-monitoring-hormonal-contraceptives-an-overview-of-available-products/  

2Hatcher RA, Nelson AL, Trussell J, et al. Contraceptive Technology. 21st ed. New York, NY: Ayer Company Publishers, Inc.; 2018 

3Frances E Case. Contraception Overview. EMedicine https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/258507-overview#a5. Accessed 5/19/2019 

4Thomas, L IUD: Advantages and Disadvantage. News-Medical. https://www.news-medical.net/health/IUD-Advantages-and-Disadvantages.aspx. Accessed 5/19/2019  

5Bhathena, R. (2001), The longacting progestogenonly contraceptive injections: an update. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 108: 3-8. https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2001.000 Accessed 5/19/2019

Please see Slynd™ Prescribing information for more details.

Know Your Options

Get in the know about your birth control options, so you can talk to your doctor about your best choice.

Talk to your doctor about Slynd®, before exploring other other birth control options here:

1 Rice, C. and Thompson, J. Selecting and Monitoring Hormonal Contraceptives: An Overview of Available Products. U.S. Pharmacist. http://stage.uspharmacist.com/article/selecting-and-monitoring-hormonal-contraceptives-an-overview-of-available-products/  

2Hatcher RA, Nelson AL, Trussell J, et al. Contraceptive Technology. 21st ed. New York, NY: Ayer Company Publishers, Inc.; 2018 

3Frances E Case. Contraception Overview. EMedicine https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/258507-overview#a5. Accessed 5/19/2019 

4Thomas, L IUD: Advantages and Disadvantage. News-Medical. https://www.news-medical.net/health/IUD-Advantages-and-Disadvantages.aspx. Accessed 5/19/2019  

5Bhathena, R. (2001), The longacting progestogenonly contraceptive injections: an update. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 108: 3-8. https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2001.000 Accessed 5/19/2019

Please see Slynd™ Prescribing information for more details.

Talk to your doctor to find out if Slynd® 
may be right for you.

 

See how Slynd® works

References (click to expand)

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3. Data on file. Exeltis USA, Inc.; Florham Park, NJ; 2019.
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