Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.

  • Review by a qualified doctor
  • Including prescription
  • Next-day delivery included

How does Femodene work?

The sex hormones in the female body are responsible for causing an egg to be released from the ovaries (ovulation) and for preparing the womb lining for a potential pregnancy. The synthetic hormones released from Femodene trick the body into believing that ovulation has already occurred. This prevents any eggs from being released for a possible fertilisation by a male sperm. It also alters the consistency of cervical mucus, making it difficult for sperm to reach the womb and changes the texture of the womb lining to make it unsuitable for an egg to develop there.

When to start taking Femodene

Take one tablet every day (starting on the first day of menstruation) for 21 days and then take a seven day break from pill-taking. During this break you will experience a withdrawal bleed similar to your normal period. Start the next pack after the seven pill-free days are up.

Precautions for using Femodene

You cannot take this if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, over 35 and smoke heavily, or if you are affected by any of the following conditions:

  • Inflammation, infection or clotting in any blood vessel
  • A lipid metabolism disorder
  • Liver problems
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding, the cause of which is unknown
  • High blood pressure, stroke, heart attack or a clot in the lung
  • A history of cancer or tumours
  • Otosclerosis
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Disorders of bile excretion that cause jaundice
  • Gallstones
  • Certain types of skin allergies and blood disorders

During the online consultation, always mention any medications you are taking, prescription or otherwise, so the doctor can be sure this is safe for you to use.

Are there side effects?

Femodene is suitable for the majority of women over 18. As with all oral contraceptive pills, some women who take it may experience undesirable effects. These include breast enlargement/tenderness, headaches, weight changes and nausea. If one or more side effects persist, contact your doctor or healthcare provider who may recommend a more suitable contraceptive pill.

Ordering and receiving the Pill

121doc allows you to obtain Femodene within 24 hours of placing an order online. Rather than seeing a doctor face to face you will instead fill out an online medical questionnaire. After reviewing your health information a doctor will decide whether you are safe to go on this contraceptive.

After a written prescription has been issued and sent to the pharmacy, the medication is dispensed promptly with care for overnight delivery. Royal Mail then transports the order to your chosen delivery address the following working day.

121doc accepts payment by credit or debit card and bank transfer. You can call, email or Live Chat our Customer Services team day or night if you have a query about ordering online, or would like a member of our team to process your order by phone.

Why choose 121doc to order Femodene?

121doc is a reputable online clinic with the unique service of offering next day delivery of Femodene. All patient consultations are free of charge and take a matter of minutes to complete. After one of our EU qualified doctors approves your private online consultation, your order will be speedily dispatched to you direct from our pharmacy in discreet packaging.


Mercilon YasminMicrogynon
Overview Combined pillCombined pillCombined pill
Progestogen 150mcg Desogestrel3mg Drospirenone150mcg Levonorgestrel
Oestrogen 20mcg Ethinylestradiol 30mcg Ethinylestradiol30mcg Ethinylestradiol
Features Improves period pain & PMS symptomsImproves acne & period painImproves period pain & PMS symptoms
  Side effects
Side effects Low riskLow riskLow risk
Breastfeeding UnsuitableUnsuitableUnsuitable
Smoke CautionCautionCaution
  Over 35 & smoke
Over 35 & smoke UnsuitableUnsuitableUnsuitable
  High blood pressure
High blood pressure CautionCautionCaution
  How to take
How to take 21 days with break of 7 days21 days with break of 7 days21 days with break of 7 days
  Price 3 month course
Price 3 month course £39.99£44.99£34.99
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