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Logynon contains two chemicals: ethinylestradiol, which is a synthetic form of oestrogen, and levonorgestrel, a synthetic form of progestogen. These work together to prevent pregnancy in three ways. Firstly, the body is tricked into thinking that ovulation has occurred, meaning that no egg is released. However, even if an egg were released it would be difficult for it to become fertilised, as the Logynon pill will have also thickened the cervical mucus. Lastly, a fertilised egg would be unable to cling to the womb, as the lining will be thinner.
Women taking a combined contraceptive are almost 100% protected against pregnancy. If you begin taking the pill on the first day of your period, it will become effective immediately.
Because of the different doses in Logynon pills, the risk of side effects is lower, making it a good option for women who have taken other contraceptives and experienced problems such as mood swings. In addition, it is effective in treating endometriosis and premenstrual dysphoric disorder, which is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
The most convenient way to begin taking this is to do so on the first day of your period, which will mean you are immediately protected against pregnancy. However, you can start to take it at any point in your cycle, although you will have to use another form of contraception for the first seven days.
You should take one pill per day in the correct order as they contain different amounts of hormones. You should begin with the light brown pills, followed by the white and finishing with the tan-coloured ones. After you’ve taken Logynon for 21 days, you will have a seven day break, during which time you will experience withdrawal bleeding but will still be protected against pregnancy.
The side effects associated with this are usually mild in nature and only last until your body adjusts to the hormones. Possible side effects include a lowered libido, weight changes, headaches and nausea.
You can buy it online at 121doc and receive it 24 hours after ordering it with our free next day delivery service. You will need to fill out an online questionnaire to allow us to ensure that this treatment is the safest and most effective option for you. Once your prescription has been issued, it will be sent to our pharmacy, where the order will be dispensed to your preferred address.
Our consultations include general questions about your health (e.g. blood pressure levels, current and past conditions), as well as specific questions related to your selected treatment. We will also request relevant personal information to complete payment and delivery.
All questions are necessary, and your answers and details will not be shared with any third-parties. Only our doctors have access to your medical information.
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Every order starts with an online consultation. We will ask you medical questions to make sure only treatment that is safe and effective is prescribed. We take into account your lifestyle, health and any other medications you’re currently using.
The consultation is completely free, and takes between 5 and 10 minutes of your time.
All your information is safe with us. We don’t share it with anyone unless you want us to.
If you need any guidance, you can call, message or email our customer service team via the ‘How can we help you?' section here.
As soon as you place the order, one of our doctors will review your consultation. On working days, this usually takes around one hour.
If the doctor has any additional questions, you will receive a phone call and an email. We understand you might be at work or busy. Our customer service representatives are always discreet and can call back at a more convenient time if necessary.
Our emails never contain any personal or medical information, only a link to your private account on our website (where you will find your messages).
Once our pharmacy receives your prescription, you will get a second email with your package tracking code.
All orders include next-day delivery. Alternatively, you can select a delivery date that suits you better.
We also provide a free UPS Access Point service. Pick up your package from one of many collection points across the UK.
With your tracking code, you will know the estimated delivery time. All we need is your signature (or a friend‘s or relative’s).
All parcels are plainly labelled; there is no logo or any indication of its contents. Inside, you will find your treatment as well as a patient leaflet in your chosen language.
With 121doc’s Subscribe & Save service, you can automatically receive your treatment every few weeks or months.
The order will be generated by us, using the information you provided (including delivery frequency). You don’t have to do anything. Payment is taken two days before shipping.
There are two ways to subscribe. The first is during the order process. The second is via your profile here.
You can cancel or amend your repeat prescriptions at any time.
There are no sign-up fees with this service. Plus, you get a 10% discount off all future prescriptions, increasing to 15% after six orders!
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