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Everyday Pills

  • Examples: Femiplan, Chaguo Lako, Microgynon.
  • Must be taken every day of every month, for 21-35 days depending on the type, even if the woman does not have sex every day.
  • Should be taken at the same time each day. This helps a woman to remember, and can reduce some side effects.
  • DO NOT build up in a woman’s body – the pills dissolve as soon as they are taken.
  • Costs 25 - 300 KES per month.
  • 92% effective.
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