|3 Months - 63 Tablets||£23.99||£23.99|
|6 Months - 126 Tablets||£24.99||£29.99|
Millinette is a monophasic 21-day contraceptive pill containing the active ingredients ethinylestradiol and gestodene. It helps to make it harder for the sperm to penetrate the womb and to reduce the chance of a fertilised egg implanting in the womb. It is over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy if taken correctly.
Millinette is a prescription only medicine, like any other prescription medication you must consult a doctor before using it.
PrivateDoc offers a confidential free consultation service that may result in you receiving a prescription for Millinette if it is deemed appropriate and can prescribed safely. Complete a 100% free and secure consultation to explore your treatment options.
Who can take Millinette
PrivateDoc will prescribe a 3-month supply of Millinette contraceptive pill to women where Millinette is suitable. Women qualify for Millinette if:
- They have been taking Millinette for the last year.
- They have had no problems with Millinette in the last year.
They have had a face-to-face pill check-up for their contraceptive pill in the last year.
How much does Millinette cost?
How to take Millinette
Take Millinette every day for 21 days
- Millinette comes in strips of 21 pills, each marked with a day of the week.
- Take your pill at the same time every day.
- Start by taking a pill marked with the correct day of the week.
- Follow the direction of the arrows on the strip. Take one pill each day, until you have finished all 21 pills
- Then have a 7-day break when you will have your period.
- Following the 7-day pill-free period start your new pack of pills on the 8th day.
Note – Swallow each pill whole, with water if necessary.Get Started
Do not take Millinette if you have, or have had:
- Presence or risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)
- Venous thromboembolism – current VTE (on anticoagulants) or history of (e.g. deep venous thrombosis [DVT] or pulmonary embolism [PE]).
- A Known hereditary or acquired predisposition for venous thromboembolism, such as APC-resistance, (including Factor V Leiden), antithrombin-III-deficiency, protein C deficiency, protein S deficiency.
- Major surgery with prolonged immobilisation
- A high risk of venous thromboembolism due to the presence of multiple risk factors.
- Presence or risk of arterial thromboembolism (ATE)
- Arterial thromboembolism – current arterial thromboembolism, history of arterial thromboembolism (e.g. myocardial infarction) or prodromal condition (e.g. angina pectoris).
- Cerebrovascular disease – current stroke, history of stroke or prodromal condition (e.g. transient ischaemic attack, TIA).
- Known hereditary or acquired predisposition for arterial thromboembolism, such as hyperhomocysteinaemia and antiphospholipid-antibodies (anticardiolipin-antibodies, lupus anticoagulant).
- History of migraine with focal neurological symptoms.
- A high risk of arterial thromboembolism due to multiple risk factors, or to the presence of one serious risk factor such as:
- Diabetes mellitus with vascular symptoms
- Severe hypertension
- Severe dyslipoproteinaemia.
- Pancreatitis or a history thereof if associated with severe hypertriglyceridemia
- Presence or history of severe hepatic disease as long as liver function values have not returned to normal.
- Presence or history of liver tumours (benign or malignant).
- Known or suspected sex steroid-influenced malignancies (e.g. of the genital organs or the breasts)
- Endometrial hyperplasia
- Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
- Known or suspected pregnancy.
- Allergy to the active ingredients
Patient Information Leaflet enclosed with your medicines for a full list of medicines that may affect your contraceptive pill.Get Started How much does Millinette cost?
Meet our team
PrivateDoc is happy to introduce you to some of our leading UK licensed clinicians.