Non-contraceptive benefits of OCP

Mnemonic to help you remember this is Other BENEFITS.

OC pills decrease the risk of

Other- Ovarian cyst

B– Benign breast disease

E– Ectopic pregnancy

N– Neoplasm (ovarian, endometrial, colon)

E– Endometriosis

F– Fibroid

I– Iron deficiency anemia

T– Tension (premenstrual tension syndrome)

S– Skeletal (Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis)

Hope this helped!

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