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Femilon Tablet (Ethinyl Estradiol / Desogestrel)
Buy Femilon Tablet (Drospirenone 0.15 Mg & Ethinylestradiol 0.02 Mg), Ethinyl estradiol and Drospirenone also sold under the brand name Yaz is a birth control pill. It works by preventing ovulation or the release of a female egg from the ovaries. It also causes changes in the cervical and uterine lining making the cervical mucus more viscous thereby making it harder for male sper
Synthetic ste**dal compound with Estrogenic activity.Menopause (Hormone replacement therapy). Oral contraception.Threatened or habitual abortion.Dysmenorrhea.Dysfunctional uterine bleeding.Failure of ovarian development.Hirsuitism.Senile osteoporosis.Post menopausal osteoporosis.Breast cancer.Prostatic carcinoma.Suppression of post partum lactation.Senile vaginitis.Delayed puberty in girls.Acne (Not usually given). Drospirenone is used in combination with ethinyl estradiol as a birth control pill (oral contraceptive) in women. It is also used for a disease called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD; severe depression, irritability and tension just before menstruation), moderate acne, and to prevent osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.
Femilon diffuse into their target cells and interact with a protein receptor. Target cells include the female reproductive tract, the mammary gland, the hypothalamus, and the pituitary. Estrogens increase the hepatic synthesis of s** hormone binding globulin (SHBG), thyroid-binding globulin (TBG), and other serum proteins and suppress follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) from the anterior pituitary. Femilon is progesterone, and together with estradiol, it can provide contraception by suppressing release of ovum (eggs) from your ovary, and interfering with other mechanisms that support occurrence of pregnancy. It suppresses the natural progesterone in the body, and thereby helps in PMDD and acne. Its mechanism of action in prevention of osteoporosis is not known.
Femilon also sold under the brand name Yaz is a birth control pill. It works by preventing ovulation or the release of a female egg from the ovaries. It also causes changes in the cervical and uterine lining making the cervical mucus more viscous thereby making it harder for male sperms to reach the uterus and also for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus wall.
Femilon pill is used as a contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy. It is also used in treating moderate acne in women who are above 14 years of age and have started getting their periods, and who also wish to use contraception to avoid pregnancy.
Ethinyl estradiol/Drospirenone is also used for alleviating the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), such as depression, anxiety, irritability, concentration troubles, lethargy, changes in sleep patterns or appetite, muscle or joint pain, tender breasts, and weight gain.
This pill may also be given for treatments beside those listed above.
Femilon is not recommended if you are pregnant or if you have recently delivered a baby. You must also not take this pill if you are suffering from any of these conditions: heart disease, out of control high blood pressure, blood clotting disorder, problems with circulation, problems in eyes or kidneys due to diabetes, unexplained vaginal bleeding, liver disease or liver cancer, migraine, if you are smoker and above 35, breast or uterine cancer, jaundice due to birth control pills, or a heart attack or a stroke in the recent past.
Strictly follow the directions of your doctor while taking Femilon Any departure from the amount of prescribed dosage can cause harmful health effects and render the medication ineffective.
Start with the fist pill on the first day of your period or on the first Sunday after that. You may need an alternate birth control measure for the initial days of using these pills. You may use condoms or spermicide as back up contraception. You may need frequent doctor visits while taking these pills.
Take one Femilon every day orally and ensure that you don’t go more than 24 hours without a pill. Make a habit to take the pill at the same time every day. When the pills get over, start a new pack. Get a refill before the previous pack gets over as missing on a single dose can result in pregnancy.
You may get breakthrough bleeding during the first 3 months of starting this medication. See your doctor if it is persistent and turns heavy. Stop taking the pills if you experience severe vomiting and diarrhea and employ back up birth control method. if you are scheduled for a surgery or any medical test or advised bed rest, you may need to discontinue this pill for some time. Any healthcare provider who treats you must know if you take the pills.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take “double up” medicine on the treatment.
If you overdose on ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone pills, you may experience symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding.
Certain medications can interfere with Femilon. Let your doctor know about all present medications and your entire medical history. some of the drugs than can interact with this medication are: aromatase inhibitors (anastrazole, exemestane), raloxifene, sodium tetradecyl sulfate, tamoxifen, tizanidine.
Femilon may increase your blood potassium level. Some other medicines can also increase the blood potassium levels like aliskiren, ACE inhibitors like enalapril/lisinopril, angiotensin receptor blockers like losartan/valsartan, heparin, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen/naproxen, potassium-sparing “water pills”/diuretics like eplerenone/spironolactone/triamterene). Your doctor will know about the interactions and prescribe accordingly.
Q.Is ethinylestradiol good for acne?
Femilon may help in acne treatment. However, it is strongly recommended that you consult your doctor for advice on best treatment option suitable your condition and needs.
Cerazette and feanolla are brand names for desogestrel.
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Ethinyl Estradiol / Desogestrel
Contraception (Birth control)
MSD Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
21 tablets in 1 strip
Ethinyl Estradiol (0.02mg) + Desogestrel (0.15mg)