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HRT & Contraception


  • HRT is not a contraceptive
  • If not postmenopausal then there is a risk of pregnancy
  • The only licensed contraceptive for use with HRT is the Mirena intrauterine system containing levonorgestrel
  • For any other combined HRT combination the contraceptive options include
    • Barrier contraception
    • Copper coil
    • Progesterone only pill
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