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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.
It is a triphasic combined contraceptive pill. It works thanks to two artificial hormones called ethinylestradiol (synthetic oestrogen) and gestodene (synthetic progestogen). The hormones are present in different doses to mimic the natural cycle and work in three ways to prevent pregnancy.
Firstly, the ethinylestradiol tricks the body into thinking ovulation has already occurred, which prevents the release of an egg. Then the gestodene thickens the cervical mucus so that even if an egg were released, the sperm would be unable to reach it. Finally, the gestodene also works to make the womb lining thinner, meaning that a fertilised egg would be unable to attach and develop.
It provides women with a number of benefits, such as being almost 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. In addition, it can help regulate the menstrual cycle, meaning that periods will be less painful and heavy.
As it is a combined contraceptive pill, it can provide immediate protection against pregnancy when taken on the first day of your period. Because it contains different doses of the hormones, the body is less likely to develop certain side effects such as water retention. It is also the only combined contraceptive which is proven to either maintain or increase your libido.
It is a triphasic contraceptive, which means that the tablets will contain different dosages of hormones. It is essential that you take them in the correct order and for immediate protection you can start taking it on the first day of your period. If you’d rather begin to take it at a different point in your cycle, you should use another form of contraception for the first seven days.
You should begin by taking one white pill every day for seven days, followed by seven days of the light peach colour and finally take the dark peach coloured ones for the last seven days. After 21 days of taking it you should have a seven day break before starting another pack. During these seven days you will experience some bleeding but you will still be protected against pregnancy.
Trinovum is one of the contraceptives with the least side effects, as the body adapts well to the artificial hormones thanks to the different doses. However, some women may experience side effects when they first start to take it. These are usually rare, are unlikely to continue for prolonged periods of time and can include nausea, headaches or breast tenderness.
The most common side effect with Trinovum is irritability, whilst uncommon symptoms can include rashes, hair loss or growth and mood swings. If the side effects are severe or persistent you should consult a doctor and consider an alternative contraceptive.
121doc offers you the opportunity to safely and quickly buy Trinovum online. You can do this by filling out an online medical questionnaire, which will allow our doctors to determine whether it is the most effective option for you.
If this is approved, you will be issued a prescription which is sent to the pharmacy. Trinovum will then be dispensed to you within 24 hours with free delivery the following day.
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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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