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What does POP stand for?

POP stands for Progestogen-Only Pill (contraception)

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Gynecologist and lecturer Kubba provides comprehensive information concisely and also deals with the controversies of his specialty in this pocket guide, covering the contraceptive decision-making process as well as such drugs, devices and techniques as the combined pill, the progestogen-only pill, progestogen-only injectables, combined injectables, barrier methods, intrauterine devices and hormonal systems, transdermal hormonal systems, vaginal rings, subdermal implants, and sterilization.
The two types of pill available are combined oral contraceptives (containingoestrogen and progestogen), commonly referred to as COCs, and progestogen-only pills (POPs), sometimes termed ``the mini-pill''.
Schering Health Care, which already makes a "combination" emergency contraceptive pill available in this country, yesterday launched the progestogen-only pill Levonelle-2.
New products -- such as the combined pill Yasmin, from Schering Health and the progestogen-only pill Cerazette, from Organon -- have tended to take market share from other products, rather than to stimulate the sector as a whole.