The website is launched on 29 June 2018

Combined hormonal contraception

Improving Patient Acceptance Through Counselling And Informed Decision-making

Counseling about hormonal contraceptive options is an important part of the clinical consultation

“…even if the users appear knowledgeable about their contraceptive method, there are likely some areas where their knowledge could be improved.”

Costa A, et al. 2010 11th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health

Typical use Failure rate of Pill, Patch or Ring is 9%! Translated to 100 women who are started on any of these methods, 9 women will be pregnant within a year.

Missed Pill Recommendations


Structured counseling materials in CHOICE

  • Information leaflet provided to each participant
  • Presents the range of available hormonal contraceptives (pill,patch,ring)
  • Includes reference to alternative progestogen-only methods
  • Covers relevant information on each method, including:
    • Efficacy
    • Mode of action
    • Tolerability
    • Risks
    • Frequency of administration
    • How to use the method
    • Other information

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C. Egarter, et al. CHOICE: Women’s Reasons for Choosing the Pill, Patch or Ring in 11 Countries. Abstract at 9th Congress of the European So of ynecology, Copenhagen 2011

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