Progestin-Only Pill (Mini-Pill) User Guide
This one-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format to educate people about how to use the progestin-only pill (also known as the mini-pill). It explains how the mini-pill works, starting the mini-pill, daily use, and what a person should do if they miss a mini-pill, or stop taking it and have unprotected sex. It discusses other possible health benefits, and any potential side effects. The document clarifies that the mini-pill does not protect from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or HIV, and advises condom use.
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