Risks and benefits of using the oral contraceptive pill
What are the risks? 1. Blood clots A personal history of VTE (blood clots) or a known thrombogenic mutation (genetic problems that increase your risk of forming blood clots) are conditions that represent an unacceptable health risk if CHC is used. For women with a family history of VTE, ... Read More »
You can continue taking the oral contraceptive pill until you are 50 years old?
Combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) contain estrogen and progestogen and there are currently three methods available in the UK, the Combined oral contraceptive pill (COC), the Combined transdermal patch (CTP) and the Combined vaginal ring (CVR). One of the most commonly used contrac ... Read More »