Continuous Pill Taking

Many people choose “the pill” as a form of hormonal contraception, the combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP), traditionally taken for 21 days followed by a 7 day gap. Updated guidance advises continuous (every day) pill taking for improved ease and effectiveness and to reduce the troubles that come with regular menstrual periods.

Information Leaflet

Further Information

FSRH Press Release

Date published: 4th December, 2020
Date last updated: 5th December, 2022