Before you buy Alesse (Ovral L) online
What It Does?
Alesse is a combined pill containing two hormones ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel. They work in much the same way as the body's own sex hormones estrogen and progestin. Ethinyl estradiol is similar to estrogen. Levonorgestrel is known as a progestin, namely an artificial progestin.
In Alesse varies the amount of hormone in the tablets in different combinations, to mimic the natural menstrual cycle. Therefore this is called the pill also sequential preparations.
How It Works?
The combined pill protects against pregnancy mainly by preventing ovulation. Progestogen affects the lining of the uterus so that a fertilized egg may be more difficult to secure and develop there. The secretion of the cervix also becomes thicker. This makes it difficult for the sperm to swim up through the cervix into the uterus.
Birth control pills may also relieve menstrual cramps.
How It Is Taken?
Alesse is available as tablets and prescription.
Because the amount of hormone is different in the different colored tablets, it is important that the tablets are taken in the right order according to the manual. One tablet blister contains 21 brown, white and yellow pills with hormones and 7 red pills without hormones, so-called sugar pill.
It begins with a brown tablet at number 1 and then take a tablet every day in sequence in the direction of the arrows until the strip is finished. Then you start a new map. You should take the first tablet in every map on the same day.
You can start treatment at any time during the menstrual cycle if you are sure you are not pregnant and when you need to use a condom the first seven days. If you start on the first day of bleeding has however protection from the first day.
For full protection you should take the tablets regularly at about the same time each day. It is good to try to take the tablet in conjunction with any daily routine, such as when you brush your teeth in the morning. It has protection against getting pregnant even during the days of taking sugar pills.
During the week when you take sugar pills get usually a menstrual-like bleeding. Your period may not occur without pregnancy and continuing then to take the tablets as usual. For safety, you should do a pregnancy test if bleeding did not occur during two consecutive months.
If it has been more than 36 hours since you took the last hormone tablet, ie more than 12 hours of delay, protection may be impaired.
If you forget to take a tablet, you can follow the following general advice. But if you are unsure or need more individual advice should contact a midwife or doctor.
If you forget a tablet in the first or second week of the blister should take it as soon as you remember to. Next tablet should be at the usual time on the day that you remembered it. This may mean taking two tablets on the same day. If you miss a pill during the first week you should also use other protection, such as condoms, during the coming week.
If you forget a tablet during third week, continue to take the tablets as usual but skip the sugar pills when it comes to them and starts rather than directly with a new strip.
Do not worry if you forget a sugar pills. Then you can just throw away the missed dose.
If you forgot two tablets in a strip, you should consult with your midwife or doctor.
Is It For Me?
One should not use the pill while pregnant. If you become pregnant you should stop taking the tablets. In cases where women have stopped right after they found out that they are pregnant, and then completed the pregnancy, it has not proven to be any increased risk of harm to the baby.
The pill should not be used during the first six weeks after childbirth. This is because there is then an increased risk of blood clots. Then you are welcome to use the pill regardless of whether you are breastfeeding or not.
Any Drug Interactions or Incompatibilities?
If you take several medications at the same time, there is a risk that they influence each other. It allows, for example, may need to change the dosage. Therefore, always ensure that it is okay to take other medicines, herbal remedies or herbal medicines at the same time. One can ask their doctor or a pharmacy.
The efficacy of COCs may decrease a lot or missing altogether if you are also taking certain drugs for tuberculosis, such as rifampicin or rifabutin is available in including Rimactan and Ansatipin; some medicines for epilepsy such as phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine found in, for example phenobarbitone, Epanutin and Tegretol; certain medicines for HIV infection such as ritonavir, which is, inter alia, Norvir and efavirenz available in including Stocrin; products containing St. John's wort.
COCs can also influence the effect of other drugs, such as reducing the impact of epilepsy drug lamotrigine present in including Lamictal.
What Side Effects Should I Brace Myself For?
Some people who use COCs can for example get tense chest, irregular bleeding, headaches or feel ill. Some may get acne, stomach pain, thrush, decreased sex drive, or weight changes. Sometimes you may also feel depressed, or become swollen in the body. The symptoms usually decrease or go away after a few months.
Some side effects is because the estrogen and some of the progestogen. It is different sensitivities to different progestogens and can therefore have certain side effects of progestogen but not by others. Sometimes it may help to switch to a pill containing a different progestin, or a lesser amount of estrogen.
If you still have side effects that are bothersome for 3-4 months, you should consult with your midwife or doctor.
Any Important Tips?
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