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Must remember to take it at same time every day
Some minor side effects
Small risk of ectopic pregnancy
May not work as well
for women who weigh over 70kg
The Progestogen-Only Pill (POP):
This is a hormonal contraceptive.
The progestogen-only pill contains progestogen (a hormone).
These hormones make the cervix mucus too thick for the sperm to swim through, thin the lining of the womb so an egg can't implant and may stop ovulation.
The progestogen-only pill can prevent pregnancy but NOT STIs
Few serious side effects
Can be used by smokers over 35 and those who can't have oestrogen
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Does It Work?
It is about 99%
(1 in 100 women using it
will still get pregnant)