Summary of NICE guidance for Long-acting reversible contraception – updated guidance

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites Oct 2014; No 69 includes one topic: Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) – updated guidance; NICE CG30. Sections covered include; choice of LARC (intrauterine device, intrauterine system, implant or depot medroxyprogesterone acetate) and counselling.