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Missed oral contraceptive pills: Correction to Handbook of Contraceptive Practice, 1990 edition.


We note an important correction to which the CMO, Health Trends and Prescribers Journal have already drawn attention. The first sentence of section 2.3.14 (p 37) should read “If any pill is omitted from the 21 days of active pills, additional contraception (barriers and spermicides) should be used for the 7 days after the pill(s) has been missed”.

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