Some of the most common and effective forms of contraception in use are:
No form of contraception is foolproof, 100% effective or without side effects. Hoewver, properly used, these four are 99% or more effective.
On House, M.D., some patients suffered adverse side effects from their contraceptive use:
- In Damned If You Do, Sister Mary Augustine suffered an allergic reaction to the copper in her IUD.
- In Need to Know, Margo Dalton developed a hepatoma from taking The Pill while she was on fertility treatments.