Flashcards in 11 - Gynae - Contraception - Combined Methods Deck (10):
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thin endometrium and thicken cervical mucus
? tablet a day for ? weeks then stopped for ? week to allow ?
COCP - can take packets ? without a ? to reduce the freq of the ? ? - increased ? spotting may occur
if taken properly - ? effective, if not, failure rates are ?
also useful for...
- Menstrual ? control
o ? + ?
o ? symptoms
o Recurrent ? ? cysts
o Protection against ? & ?
o Reduced risk of ???
o Reduced incidence of ?, ?
and ? CA
endometriosis and fibroids
ovarian, endometrial and bowel
COCP - 3 common things that reduce its absorption
D + V + Oral Abx
- For standard-strength pills, ? or ? missed pills ? in the pack will not cause a problem
- if a ? dose is being given only 1 pill can be missed
- if more than this has been missed then ? should be used for ? days
1 or 2
COCP - You should not take the pill if you:
? and are ? or older
stopped smoking less than a ? ago and are 35 or older
BMI > ?
take enzyme inducers - ? ? ?, ?, ? drugs
get ???'s or a FHx (under 45's)
have ??? or any ? disease
history of ?
severe ?, esp if with ?
disease of the ? or liver
?? with complx or ?? for the past ? years
ST Johns Wort, Rifampicin, Epilepsy (anticonvulsants)
COCP - SE's
most common are
-? bleeding - first few ?
-suppressed ? - CI'd weeks postpartum
Combined Transdermal Patch
-efficacy, side effects and contraindications are similar to ????
-new patch applied ? for ? weeks in a row - followed by a ? ? week
Called (patrice) ?