Contraception is available in a variety of forms. Types of contraception include both barrier methods, like condoms, and hormonal contraception, like the birth control pill, vaginal ring, mini-pill and the contraceptive patch. These types are all effective at preventing pregnancy as long as they are administered as instructed.

The cheapest Contraception treatment price is £17.99 and the most expensive is £135.39, find the lowest treatment prices in the table below.

Top treatments for Contraception

Medication Ingredient Manufacturer Form Dosage Quantity Price from
Microgynon 30
Ethinylestradiol/Levonorgestrel Bayer Tablets 1.5mg/0.03mg 63
£17.99
Femodene
Ethinylestradiol/Gestodene Bayer Tablets 0.075mg/0.03mg 63
£18.45
Femodette
Ethinylestradiol/Gestodene Bayer Tablets 0.02mg/0.075mg 63
£19.95
Marvelon
Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol MSD Tablets 0.15mg/0.03mg 63
£21.10
Cilest
Ethinylestradiol/Norgestimate Janssen Tablets 0.25mg/0.035mg 63
£21.40
Cerazette
Desogestrel Organon Tablets 0.075mg 84
£22.99
Dianette
Ethinylestradiol/Cyproterone Acetate Bayer Tablets 2mg/0.035mg 63
£27.95
Yasmin
Ethinylestradiol/Drospire Bayer Tablets 0.03mg/3mg 63
£27.99
Ovranette
Ethinylestradiol/Levonorgestrel Wyeth Tablets 0.15mg/30mcg 63
£32.99
Evra
Ethinylestradiol/Norelgestromin Janssen Patch 6mg/0.6mg 9
£33.45
Mercilon
Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol MSD Tablets 0.15mg/20mcg 63
£39.99
Qlaira
Estradiol/Dienogest Bayer Tablets 3mg 84
£42.99
Nuvaring
Ethinylestradiol/Etonogestrel Organon Rings 0.12mg/0.015mg 3
£43.45

PROS

  • Does not interrupt sex
  • Help with premenstrual symptoms
  • Makes menstrual periods regular, lighter and less painful
  • Reduce risk of fibroids and ovarian cysts
  • Reduces risk of ovarian and womb cancer

CONS

  • Bleeding and spotting between periods is common in the first months
  • Can cause temporary side effects, such as headaches, nausea, breast tenderness and mood changes
  • Combined pill can increase the blood pressure
  • Contraceptive patch can be visible and can cause skin irritation
  • Contraceptive ring may not feel comfortable inserting or removing it from vagina
  • Does not protect against STIs

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Disclaimer

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