Table 7

‚ÄÉCardiovascular risk of progestogen only contraceptive methods

MethodCardiac conditionWHO risk
POP minipillAll cardiac patients1 (But not recommended if pregnancy high risk)
CerazetteAll cardiac patients1
Levonelle emergency contraceptionAll cardiac patients1 (but caution if taking warfarin)
Depo ProveraAll cardiac patients1
3 if taking warfarin
Mirena IUSCardiac patients1
High endocarditis risk3
Pulmonary hypertension, Fontan or other condition where vagal reaction would be poorly tolerated3
ImplanonAll cardiac patients1