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Combined hormonal contraception

Combined Hormonal Contraception

  • Pill Combined Oral Contraceptive COC (daily)- monophasic, biphasic, triphasic, quadriphasic.
  • Patch Combined Transdermal Patch CTP (weekly) – Evra ®)
  • Ring Combined Vaginal Ring CVR (monthly)- Nuvaring ®)
  • All for 3 weeks then pill free/ patch free/ ring free week.
  • All contain oestrogen + progestogen
  • All contraindicated (WHOMEC 3/4) in migraine with aura, VTE, hypertension, breast cancer, IHD, stroke, smoker over 35 years old

……..How to choose???

  • Know basic facts about method and how it works/ side effects
  • Know any contraindications :WHOMEC
  • Consider non-contraceptive benefits
  • Consider PATIENT`s CHOICE !

Contraceptive choice- What to consider …………..

  • Age
  • Any medical contraindications?
  • Any headaches?
  • Sexual history
  • Interacting medication?
  • Menstrual history/ bleeding pattern
  • Acne?
  • Smoking
  • BP and weight
  • Family history
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