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1

What is one difference between COC and POC pills in terms of free pills?

COC there is a 7-day pill free period or 7 ED pills. POP has no pill free period

2

How do contraceptive patches work?

Release oestrogen and progestogen
1 patch every 7 days for 21 days, 7 day patch free period

3

How does the vaginal ring work?

Releases oestrogen and progestogen
1 ring 3 weeks, 1-week ring free

4

What type of contraceptive is desogestrel?

POP

5

What type of contraceptive is medroxyprogesterone?

POC - injection

6

Which hormones do contraceptive implants contain?

Progesterone only. They are subdermal implants placed every 3 years for women aged 18-40

7

Which out of IUD and IUS releases progesterone?

IUS

8

Which out of IUD and IUS releases copper?

IUD

9

Which conditions must be met for breastfeeding to be effective as a contraceptive method?

Mother must be fully/mainly breastfeeding (no/little other liquids or solid food)
Baby is under 6 months old
Amenorrhoeic

10

Give some advantages of COCs

Periods are regular, lighter and less painful. Reduces acne.

11

Which type of contraceptive reduces risk of ovarian cancer?

COC

12

What type of phasic pill is logynon?

Triphasic

13

What are CHC forumulations?

Vaginal rings
Patches

14

What are POC formulations?

IUS
Implant
Injection

15

Give some disadvantages of COCs

Minor ADRs - nausea, vaginal discharge, breast tenderness, cyclic weight gain
Increased risk of MI, stroke, breast and cervical cancer

16

COC can reduce the risk of which types of cancers?

Ovarian
Colon
Uterine

17

Name a monophasic pill

Microgynon

18

Name a POP

Cerazette

19

Name some enzyme inducers that interact with patches, rings, pills and implants

St John's Wart
Carbamazepine
Ritonavir, rifampicin
Phenobarbital
Griseofulvin
Phenytoin

20

Which out of IUD and IUS is considered emergency contraception?

IUD