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Contraceptive Pill - change from one brand to another ?

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
I want to change from Mercilon to Cilest - are there any risks or can I just switch over and carry on as usual?


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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Do it in consultation with your doctor/nurse/whoever you get it from.

    There are instructions in the packet that say what to do if you're starting it after taking a different pill, usually says finished the active pills of one pack and go straight onto the active pills in the new pack, skipping any break.
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    +Kirsten++Kirsten+ Deactivated Posts: 49 Boards Initiate
    I agree you should chat with the doctor or nurse. TheSite has some information on contraceptive pills - the combined pill and the progestogen only pill. These articles also on podcasts - we're that clever, here. ;)
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