Definition of minipill
: a birth control pill that contains a very low dose of progesterone but no estrogen, is taken daily, and is intended to minimize side effects
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Other great options which don’t contain the hormone estrogen include IUDs, implants, shots and minipills.
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Medical Definition of minipill
: a birth control pill that is intended to minimize side effects, contains a very low dose of a progestogen and especially norethindrone but no estrogen, and is taken daily
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