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Genuine Microgynon (ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel)


Unplanned pregnancy is a major concern for every couple. Now with effective oral contraceptive pills like Microgynon, it is possible to prevent pregnancy in an easier way. This medication should be taken for 21 days in a row, followed by a break of seven days. Read further to know more about this pill.

What is Microgynon?



Microgynon is one of the commonly prescribed and convenient to use combined contraceptive pills. It is composed of artificial versions of female sex hormones called oestrogen and progestogen. It has proven to be almost 100% effective in preventing unexpected pregnancy. It is known for preventing pregnancy, but it also gives additional benefits such as reducing the pain associated with periods, regulating the menstrual cycle and making them more liable. Taking a Microgynon pill on the first day of your period gives you an instant protection from conceiving.

What are the benefits of the Pill?



A single dose of Microgynon provides you with an effective contraceptive cover. Millions of women have been benefitted with this pill as it also minimises the eruption of acne and make periods less painful. The synthetic oestrogen and progestogen present in the pill prevent pregnancy by influencing the reproductive cycle of your body. It is also referred to as ‘the pill’ and is very reliable when it comes to preventing pregnancy in a safe way.

How does Microgynon work?



Microgynon is considered to be more suitable oral contraceptive pill than other pills as it contains the appropriate combination of hormones. It consists of ethinylestradiol (30 micrograms) and levonorgestrel (150 micrograms). It works in three unique ways to avert pregnancy. Firstly, it makes the body believe that ovulation has already occurred so that ovulation is stopped and egg is not released from ovaries. Secondly, the sperm is prevented from entering the womb as the cervical mucus is thickened by the presence of extra progestogen and oestrogen. Finally, the lining of the womb is thinned due to which an egg, even if it gets fertilised, is unable to attach itself and grow there.

Who can take Microgynon?



Microgynon pill is suitable for any woman who is above the age of 18 years. However, you need to discuss your past and present health conditions with your doctor. This medication might not be suitable for if you are already pregnant or breastfeeding. It would be considered highly unsafe if you are suffering from kidney, liver, heart or circulation problems. In that case, you would be suggested mini-pills like Micronor or Cerazette as an alternative.

How do you take Microgynon?



Microgynon provides you immediate protection from pregnancy if taken on the first day of period. If due to any reason you are unable to take it then it can be taken up to fifth day of your menstrual cycle, but you would have to use an extra subordinate protection for the next seven days. This is because Yasmin takes seven days to be effective if it is not taken on the first day of period. It has to be taken for 21 days of your menstrual cycle followed by a break of seven days when you do not need to take any pill. During these seven days you will be completely protected against pregnancy, but you will experience a withdrawal bleed which is a natural way to remove the additional hormones from the body.

What are the side effects?



If you are using this pill for the first time, you may experience some mild side effect which normally does not last long as the body gets used to the influx of hormones. The possible side effects are headache, nausea, migraine, breast tenderness, changes in menstrual pattern, abdominal pain and spotting between periods.

Where and how can I buy Microgynon it online?



You can Microgynon in a safe and convenient way from any of the registered online pharmaceuticals. They provide you a completely free and confidential online consultation which makes sure the contraceptive is safe for you or not.