Progestogen only pill
Take one pill every day within the same 3 hour window, do not take a break between packs. There are 28 pills per pack.
periods may be irregular, become less frequent or stop altogether or become lighter or heavier
may help with premenstrual symptoms or painful periods
suitable for those who can’t take oestrogen or the combined pill
you don’t have to prepare for or interrupt sex
you are protected from pregnancy straight away if you start taking it on the first day of your period
when you stop using the pill your fertility will return to normal
this type of progestogen only pill may be worth a try if you have experienced side effects when taking a desogestrel based 12 hour progestogen only pill.
What users say
I ended up trying 3 or 4 different mini pills and this was the best one for me . plus when i came off coz we wanted to conceive it only took me 2 weeks to get pregnant!
I get on fine with Norgeston its just sometimes it can be hard to always take it within the same 3 hour window so if you dont have a good routine or are a bit unorganised this probably not the pill for you.
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