Combined Pill | Active ingredient(s): Ethinylestradiol & Gestodene | Manufacturer: Bayer
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This treatment contains synthetic forms of both oestrogen and progestogen. The presence of both these female sex hormones make Femodette a combined contraceptive pill. The changing levels of these hormones are responsible for key events during the menstrual cycle. By altering these levels in a specific way, this treatment prevents conception and provides almost complete protection against pregnancy.
Femodette works to prevent pregnancy in a three-stage approach. One of its main functions is to prevent an egg being released by the ovaries (ovulation). It does this by making the body think that this process has already occurred. It also alters the lining of the womb, making it almost impossible for any potential egg to latch on there and develop. Finally, this medication increases the thickness of the mucus that is present at the neck of the womb, which makes it incredibly difficult for any sperm cells to enter the womb and fertilise an egg. This three-stage approach makes Femodette one of the most effective contraceptive methods available to women. The prevention rate that it provides is over 99%.
Femodette is a contraceptive pill that is almost 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. It can also be used as a treatment for women who are experiencing particularly heavy or painful periods. Femodette is known to make periods lighter and more regulated, with women experiencing this noticing a significant improvement when using this treatment. Femodette can also help clear the symptoms of acne. Women suffering from this condition have experienced a visible improvement in the appearance spots and blemishes.
Femodette is suitable for women who are over the age of 18 and who want to use a combined contraceptive pill to prevent conception. This type of medication is widely used, with more than 3 million women currently using hormonal contraceptives in the UK alone. This makes the contraceptive pill one of the safest and most researched prescription treatments available.
There are women may not be suitable for Femodette. You should not use this treatment if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. You may also not be suitable for this medication if you have heart problems, liver issues or if you suffer from uncontrolled high blood pressure or high cholesterol. When you buy Femodette online at 121doc, you will be required to complete an online medical consultation form, which our doctors will use when deciding whether you are suitable for this treatment. It is essential that you include all the requested information about your medical history and any other medication that you are currently taking.
This is a monophasic contraceptive treatment, meaning that each individual Femodette pill contains the same combination of hormones. You will need to take one pill per day for 21 days, which is then followed by a seven-day break. You may experience a withdrawal bleed during this break period similar to menstruation but you will still be protected against pregnancy. You should start the treatment again at the end of the seven days, even if you are still experiencing the withdrawal bleed.
Ideally, you should take your first Femodette pill on the first day of your period. If you do this, the medication will begin working immediately and you will be fully protected. If you take your first Femodette pill between day two and day five of your period, you will need to use an alternative contraceptive method for seven days (such as barrier contraception). It is very important that you take Femodette as per the instructions. If you miss a day, or take a pill at the wrong time, it can impact the effectiveness of this medication. You should refer to the patient leaflet if this happens, which will give you full instructions on how to resolve this.
Femodette is a popular contraceptive pill that is both well researched and widely used. It is estimated that over 100 million women are currently using oral contraceptive medication in the world today. As with other combined contraceptives, the risk of side effects from this medication is very small. Possible side effects can include headaches, nausea, breast tenderness and changes in weight. These symptoms will usually pass once the body has adjusted to the treatment. If you experience any serious side effects, you should go see your doctor.
You can buy Femodette online without a face-to-face doctors appointment or previous prescription. To get the medical information they need, our doctor's have created a quick and simple online medical questionnaire, which we have integrated as part of the ordering process. Once your order is placed, our doctors will immediately review your details and decide whether Femodette is the correct treatment for you. If approved, a prescription will be created and sent across to our UK registered pharmacy from where the medication is dispensed. We have a range of fast and discreet delivery services that we provide to our customers at no extra cost.
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.
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