Combined oral contraceptive videos

The advice given in these videos relates only to the range of Consilient combined oral contraceptive (COC) pills. You should only watch the videos if you have been prescribed a Consilient combined oral contraceptive pill. If you have a different oral contraceptive pill, please consult a healthcare professional.


About combined oral contraceptives.
My doctor has prescribed me a pill with a different name to my usual pill, and told me the ingredients (hormones) are still the same.
When should I take my combined oral contraceptive.
What if I miss a dose of my combined oral contraceptive pill?
What happens if I am sick or have diarrhoea when on my combined oral contraceptive pill?
Does my combined oral contraceptive pill increase the risk of developing cancer?
Does my combined oral contraceptive pill increase the risk of developing a blood clot (thrombosis)?
Are there medications I shouldn't take with my combined oral contraceptive pill?
Who shouldn’t use a combined oral contraceptive pill?
Why did my doctor ask me so many questions before they prescribed my combined oral contraceptive pill?
What are the most common side effects of my combined oral contraceptive pill?
 


Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.