Contraception

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Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) (NICE Guideline)

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Contraceptives

Hormone doses and costs of hormonal contraceptives.

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Contraception in the News

MHRA: double emergency contraceptive dose in women taking enzyme inducers

MHRA: double emergency contraceptive dose in women taking enzyme inducers

Women needing levonorgestrel-containing emergency contraception must take twice the usual dose if they are using CYP3A4-inducing medicines, the MHRA has said.

Contraceptive eligibility criteria updated for 2016

Contraceptive eligibility criteria updated for 2016

The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (UKMEC) have been updated with new information including guidance on prescribing in women with rheumatoid arthritis and after bariatric surgery.

Nexplanon: rare reports of implant migration

Nexplanon: rare reports of implant migration

Nexplanon (etonogestrel) contraceptive implants have been found rarely in the vasculature and lungs, the manufacturer has advised in a letter to healthcare professionals.

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