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Is Mercilon available over the counter?

Mercilon is a type of contraceptive pill known as the combined contraceptive pill. It contains synthetic versions of both progesterone and oestrogen.

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Is Eloine available over the counter?

Eloine is a combined contraceptive pill, containing both oestrogen and progesterone. Eloine is also a low-dose contraceptive, which means it has a lower level of oestrogen than most other combined pills. This means it can be particularly useful for w...

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Is Ovranette available over the counter?

Ovranette is a type of combined contraceptive pill. It contains ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel, which are synthetic versions of the female hormones oestrogen and progesterone.  

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Is Logynon available over the counter?

Logynon is a combined contraceptive pill. It is available in two forms: Logynon and Logynon ED. A pack of Logynon ED contains 21 active pills, as usual, but also 7 placebo pills. You take the placebo pills during the 7-day break when normally you wou...

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Is Marvelon available over the counter?

Marvelon is a type of combined contraceptive pill. It contains synthetic versions of the female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Marvelon is predominantly used to prevent pregnancy, but may also be used to delay your period or reduce period pain...

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Is Gedarel available over the counter?

Gedarel is a type of combined contraceptive pill containing both oestrogen and progesterone. It is available in two doses: 20/150mg and 30/150mg. The 20/150mg dose has a lower level of oestrogen.  

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Is Cilest available over the counter?

Cilest is a type of combined contraceptive pill containing synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone. Cilest is primarily used to prevent pregnancy, but some women may take Cilest to reduce period pain or to delay their periods for a holi...

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Is Microgynon available over the counter?

Microgynon is a type of combined oral contraceptive pill. This means it contains synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone to prevent pregnancy.

Contraception (Birth Control)