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19 Feb 2010

Contraceptive FAQ
In the article Contraceptives FAQ, they state you need a doctors prescription to get the pill. What is the scheduling of contraceptives and what does this shedule mean? Also, has the scheduling changed in the last 5 years?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Ken

Contraceptives does require a prescription as most (with the exception of "emergency contraception" and the "mini-pill") are S3 or S4.

The scheduling did not change in the last 5 years.

Because these tablets does hold an element of risk, a complete physical examination is advised and your doctor should consider your medical history before any oral contraceptives are prescribed.
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