Microlite is a unique low oestrogen combined pill that is popular in Northern Ireland. It's similar to the pills
, but has lower doses of oestrogen and progestogen in it.
What is in the Microlite pill?
Alternative to Microlite pill
This contraceptive sits in Group 1 and has the same hormonal ingredient as:
Microgynon 30 pill
Acne or bad skin
Heavy menstrual bleeding
PMS and PMDD
93% - 99+%
Blood clot risk
Effect on fertility
Does the Microlite pill help with acne?
Can Microlite cause weight gain?
Do you have to take Microlite at the same time everyday?
Can you skip your period on Microlite?
Can I buy the Microlite pill online?
How Microlite pill works:
How to use Microlite pill:
How safe is Microlite pill:
This information is reviewed by our medical team.
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health. FSRH Clinical Guideline: Combined Hormonal Contraception (January 2019, Amended November 2020)