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Contraception (Birth Control) Articles

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Is Femodene available over the counter?

Femodene is a popular contraceptive pill. It is a type of pill known as a combined oral contraceptive (COC). This means that it contains synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone.

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Is Brevinor available over the counter?

Brevinor is a type of combined oral contraceptive pill. It contains both oestrogen and progesterone to prevent pregnancy. If taken correctly, Brevinor is over 99% effective. You can also use Brevinor to delay your period, by taking 2-3 packs back to ...

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Is Femodette available over the counter?

Femodette is a type of combined oral contraceptive pill. This means that it uses both oestrogen and progesterone to help prevent pregnancy. Femodette is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy if taken correctly.

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Is Norgeston available over the counter?

Norgeston is a type of birth control pill known as the ‘mini-pill’ or progesterone-only pill. As the name suggests, Norgeston contains only progesterone, not oestrogen, which is found in most contraceptive pills.  

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Is Noriday available over the counter?

Noriday is a type of birth control known as the progesterone-only pill or ‘mini-pill’. Most forms of birth control pill contain synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone, but Noriday does not contain oestrogen.

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Is Cerelle available over the counter?

Cerelle is a type of contraceptive pill known as the progesterone-only pill or the ‘mini pill’. Most contraceptive pills contain synthetic versions of both oestrogen and progesterone, but mini-pills, such as Cerelle do not contain any oes...

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Is Cerazette available over the counter?

Cerazette is a type of contraceptive pill known as the progesterone-only pill or the mini pill. Unlike most contraceptive pills, it does not contain oestrogen.  

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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.