FSRH UKMEC contraception guideline


Modern contraceptives may be safe, but not all women are safe to use them. The choice of contraception must take into account many factors that could influence the safety of the method. In this UKMEC guidance, factors such as a history of bariatric surgery, organ transplant, and rheumatoid arthritis have been included.

This Guidelines summary covers the safety of contraceptive methods, their interactions with conditions women commonly present with in primary care, and the potential contraindications with ongoing treatment.

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