About Femilon (0.02+0.15)mg
Femilon tablets are a combination of two medications to prevent pregnancy and treat irregular periods.
It contains two active ingredients, Ethinyl Estradiol (0.02mg) and Desogestrel (0.15mg).
It helps prevent the egg from being released and fertilized by sperm.
Additionally, these tablets may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
Femilon Tablet Uses
Femilon is a contraceptive pill.
It stops you from getting pregnant.
It inhibits your ovaries from releasing an egg and reduces the movement of sperm.
This medicine is only available with a prescription. You can easily buy contraceptive tablets from WowRxPharmacy.
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How does Femilon work
It works by inhibiting egg release (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the uterus to prevent the sperm-egg union.
Additionally, it alters the uterine lining and renders it unfit for pregnancy.
If used correctly, Femilon Tablet is a reliable and safe method of contraception.
It does not interfere with sexual activity, so you can lead a worry-free life.
Take this medication according to your doctor's prescribed dosage and duration.
How to take
Follow these instructions while taking the medicine:
If you miss a dose of Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablet, immediately contact your doctor for further instructions. The instructions may vary depending on the day of the missed dose.
You may also need a backup method of contraception in case you miss a dose.
At the first missed period, the possibility of pregnancy should be considered and upon confirmation, discontinue the medicine.
No serious adverse effects have been reported in cases of overdose. You might experience nausea, vomiting, and minor vaginal bleeding.
However, if you suspect an overdose, seek emergency medical assistance or contact your doctor.
Strengths and Substitutes
Here are a few alternative contraceptive options available at WowRxPharmacy:
- Dronis 3 mg .02 mg
- Cerazette 0.075mg (75mcg)
- Loette 100 ug 20 ug
- Ovral G 0.5 0.05 mg
Femilon Tablet Side Effects
Most side effects are temporary and vanish as your body gets used to the medication.
If they continue or you become concerned, speak with your doctor.
Here are the side effects of this contraceptive pill:
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Missed or irregular menstrual periods
- Breast pain and tenderness
- Back pain
- Vaginal discharge
- Breast enlargement
- Change in the texture of breasts and nipples
- Abdominal pain
All drugs interact differently with each individual. Before starting any medication, you should discuss all potential drug interactions with your doctor.
Some of the pharmaceuticals that can interact with this contraceptive pill with Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel are:
- Tranexamic Acid
Do not take these tablets if you have the following health conditions:
You should use Femilon pills with extreme caution if you suffer from Hypertension. In such cases, the risk of adverse effects on the heart and blood vessels is extremely high.
Based on your clinical condition, your doctor may recommend close monitoring of your heart function and vital signs and replacement with a suitable alternative.
If you have a history of liver tumors, do not take Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel tablets, as they may exacerbate your condition.
Depending on your clinical condition, your physician may suggest a suitable replacement.
Consumption of alcohol, tobacco, grapefruit, and caffeine while taking this medicine is not recommended as it may have adverse effects.
Remember the below-mentioned points while undergoing treatment:
- Do not take these birth control pills if you are breastfeeding or pregnant
- You may experience menstrual irregularities, including spotting, bleeding between periods, or missed periods. Consult a physician if the condition persists
- Avoid if you are obese, above 35, a smoker, undergoing prolonged bed rest, or have a history of blood clots
- Stop taking this medication immediately and contact your healthcare provider if you experience unexplained pain or swelling in the limbs, shortness of breath, severe headache, chest pain, or vision changes. These are possible signs of a blood clot in a vein
- Stop taking Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel tablet and contact your doctor immediately if you develop jaundice (yellowing of the skin and sclera), severe stomach pain, severe depression, or if you suspect you may be pregnant
Store the tablets below 25°C. Keep away from kids and pets.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Femilon Tablet used for?
Femilon pills are a combination of two medications to prevent pregnancy and treat irregular periods.
Can I get pregnant after taking Femilon?
No, while undergoing treatment, you will not get pregnant. If you wish to get pregnant, talk to your doctor.
How long after the pill can I get pregnant?
Most women's cycles return to normal within one to three months after taking a combination birth control pill, making pregnancy possible quickly. Most women can conceive within a year of discontinuing the medication.