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Example of a COCP

Microgynon

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Mechanism of action of COCPs

Feedback on hypothalamus to prevent ovulation, Some thickening of cervical mucus and thinning of endometrium

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ADRs of COCPs

Mood changes, Headaches, Gall stones, Nausea, Vomiting, Weight gain, Hypertension, Thrombosis, Breast cancer

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DDIs of COCPs

Effected by inducers and inhibitors

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Monitoring with COCPs

BP

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Example of POPs

Cerazette

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Mechanism of action of POPs

Thicken cervical mucus, Thin endometrium

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ADRs of POPs

Mood changes, Breast tenderness, Abdo cramps, Irregular periods, Heavy bleeding

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DDIs of POPs

Effected by inducers and inhibitors

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Natural methods of contraception

Rhythm, Coitus interuptus

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Barrier methods of contraception

Condom, Femidom, Diaphragm

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Medical methods of contraception

COCPs, POPs, Implants, IUDs, Emergency contraceptive pill

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Surgical methods of contraception

Vasectomy, Ligation of fallopian tubes

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Mechanism of action of HRT

Replace lost hormones

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ADRs of HRT

Endometrial cancer, Ovarian cancer, Breast cancer, Heart disease, Stroke, Thrombosis, Uterine bleeding

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Method to reduce risk of endometrial cancer with HRT

Oestrogen only or hysterectomy

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DDIs of HRT

Effected by inducers and inhibitors