SO TO SPEAK...Liverpool Community Health
Contraception
INJECTION
over 99% effective
How it Works

Progestogen injected into buttock or arm by a trained doctor / nurse
Hormone stops ovulation
Lasts for 12 weeks (3 months)
Advantages

Don't have to remember to take every day
Vomiting, diarrhoea and most antibiotics will NOT affect the injection from working
   
Disadvantages

Side effects can include – increased appetite, headaches, and irregular bleeding
No protection from STIs
   
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