birth control guide

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

This guide gives you the basic facts about the different kinds of FDA-approved medicines and devices for birth control.
The guide contains birth control methods that require a prescription from a doctor and methods that can be obtained over-the-counter without prescription.

The guide is organized into six sections. Click on a section below to get details:
implanted devices

hormonal methods

sperm barrier methods

emergency contraception

permanent methods for men

permanent methods for women