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Progesterone Only Method Of Contraception

Progestogen Only Pill (Pop)

Missed Pills Regime POPs

  • Traditional POPs ( 3 hrs Window)
  • If more than 3 hrs late, ie more than 27 hrs from the last pill OR
  • Desogestrel POPs ( 12 hrs window)
  • If more than 36 hrs late since the last pill :
    • A) The last pill should be taken as soon as remembered, if more than one pill has been missed, ONLY one pill should be taken.
    • B) The next pill should be taken at the usual time. This may mean that 2 pill are taken in one day.
    • C) Additional Contraceptive Precautions ( condoms or avoidance of sex) are advised for 2 days ( 48hrs) after restarting the POP.
    • D) Emergency contraception is indicated if unprotected sexual intercourse occurred after the missed pill and within 48 hrs of restarting the POP.
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