Progestogen-only contraception

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Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC)
Type Hormonal
First use ?
Pregnancy rates (first year)
Perfect use ?
Typical use ?
Reversibility Yes
User reminders ?
Advantages and disadvantages
STI protection No

Progestogen-only contraception (or progestin-only contraception) relies on progestogens alone to achieve contraception. It is one of the two major types of hormonal contraception, with the other major type being combined hormonal contraceptive methods (including both estrogen and a progestogen). There are several progestogen only contraceptive methods: