Femilon (Ethinyl Estradiol 0.02mg Desogestrel 0.15mg) Tablet/s
|It is used to stop pregnancy. It is used to control monthly period (menstrual) cycle.|
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What is Desogestrel for:
It is used to stop pregnancy. It is used to control monthly period (menstrual) cycle.
How does Desogestrel work:
Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel stops pregnancy by stopping egg release (ovulation) from hormonal changes. Changes in the cervical mucus and endometrium make it hard for sperm to get into and form a fertilized egg that can attach to the uterine lining. It works on the hormones that control the monthly period (menstrual) cycle.
How should Desogestrel be used:
It should be taken exactly as directed by your physician, every day. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth.
Common side effects of Desogestrel :
Weight gain. Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Period (menstrual) changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles. Swelling. Enlarged breasts. For women, vaginal yeast infection. Report itching or discharge. Gallbladder disease, blood clots, heart attacks, and other blood vessel problems may rarely happen.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it and go back to your normal time. Missed dosing facts may be found in the package insert or call your doctor to find out what to do.
What precautions should I take when taking Desogestrel :
If you have an allergy to ethinyl estradiol, desogestrel, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Blood clots, breast cancer, diseased arteries in the brain, disease of a heart valve with problems, endometrial cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease, liver tumor, very bad headache, tumor where estrogen makes it grow, or vaginal bleeding. If you have surgery and need bed rest. If you have not started your period. If you turned yellow during pregnancy or with estrogen-based or hormone contraceptive use. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure. Trouble breathing. Change in strength on 1 side is greater than the other, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, or blurred eyesight. Swelling, warmth, or pain in the leg or arm. Very bad headache. Very bad belly pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Not able to eat. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Change in how contact lenses feel in the eyes. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. A lump in the breast or breast soreness. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Desogestrel with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Desogestrel :
Store it at room temperature, store away from heat, moisture, and light.
Category X : Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities andor there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Oestrogens & Progesterones & Related Synthetic Drugs, Oral Contraceptives