30 October 2020Progesterone-only contraceptives (POC) are administered orally, by depot injection, intradermal implant or intra-uterine device. There is no evidence that POCs have any effects on breastfeeding…
1 June 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence regarding an interaction between St John’s Wort and combined and progestogen only hormonal contraceptives. Summary The interaction…
25 March 2020PGD templates for commonly supplied/administered methods of contraception have been developed by an SPS led working group with support from the FSRH.
What is a suitable combined oral contraceptive pill in a patient who is taking hepatic enzyme-inducing drugs, such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, rifampicin or rifabutin?
16 May 2019This updated Medicines Q&A provides advice on a suitable oral contraceptive that can be used in a woman using an enzyme-inducing anti-epileptic or anti-tubercle drug.…
Lactation Safety Information
Nonhormonal contraception until 6 weeks postpartum
No published evidence of safety
Small risk of interference with early lactation
3 August 2020