Providing high quality affordable hormonal contraceptive care for your patients

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Progestogen-only Pill 6-7

  • Contains just one hormone, progestogen & no oestrogen and protects against pregnancy by thickening the mucus in the cervix, which stops sperm reaching an egg
  • Stop ovulation and prevent fertilisation
  • Can be up to 99% effective when taken at the same time every day
  • If you forget to take your POP pill within 12 hours, it may not be effective
  • Other POPs have a 3hour missed pill window, please refer to the patient information leaflet contained inside your pill packet
  • Taken consistently for 28 days with no pill-free break

Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill 1-5

  • Contain a combination of two hormones, oestrogen & progestogen and protects against pregnancy by preventing ovulation or the release of an egg each month
  • Can be up to 99% effective when taken correctly and consistently
  • If you forget to take your pill within 12 hours it may not be effective

References:

  1. Cilique SPC
  2. Elvina SPC
  3. Elvinette SPC
  4. Ovreena SPC
  5. Violite SPC
  6. Azalia SPC
  7. Cerazette SPC

IE/OCS/0817/0058a(1) Date of Preparation: December 2018

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