Does it work?
The combined pill – which containstwo hormones - is up to 99% + effective.
The mini pill – which contains justone hormone - is up to 99% effective*.
Any bad points?
There are also some uncommon but serious side effects which should be discussed with your doctor if you are considering using the pill.
Where can I get them from?
The pill is available free from a GP or from family planning clinics with a prescription. It can also be purchased from most pharmacies with a prescription.
* The mini pill is slightly less reliable than the combined pill.
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