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Balziva Birth Control Pills

Balziva Birth Control Pills

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FREE with insurance, $20/Pack without (generic equivalent)

FREE with insurance, $20/Pack without (generic equivalent)

FREE Delivery & Goodies

FREE Delivery & Goodies

Online prescription (skip the Dr. office visit and pharmacy lines)

Online prescription (skip the Dr. office visit and pharmacy lines)

What is Balziva Birth Control Pills?

Balziva is a combination oral contraceptive pill (OCP, birth control medication, birth control pills). It prevents pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation), and thickening the cervical mucus, blocking sperm from getting into the uterus and getting to the egg. Balziva is also prescribed to: treat acne, reduce the risk of ovarian cysts (as in polycystic ovarian syndrome [PCOS]), treat painful or heavy periods, and more. Read More

How to Use Balziva

It’s super easy to use!

Simply take one pill every day, at the same time each day. Many women find that taking Balziva before bedtime or with your largest meal of the day helps reduce nausea and other side effects.

After taking 21 days of active pills, you’ll switch to seven inactive pills. These are inactive pills with no hormones that are there to get you in the habit of taking your pill every day.

Balziva Dosage

Balziva birth control pills have two main active ingredients: Norethindrone (progesterone) [0.4 mg] and Ethinyl Estradiol (estrogen) [0.035 mg].

Benefits of Balziva

Balziva Side Effects

The risks are very low, but some women have experienced unwanted side effects when taking Balziva.

Minor ones include breast tenderness, headaches, nausea. Positive side effects include reduced acne, fewer mood swings, and lighter bleeds.

The chances of serious side effects are extremely unlikely, but some cases have been documented, such as blood clots in the head (a severe new headache, causing double vision, or stroke), blood clots in the chest causing severe shortness of breath, blood clots in the abdomen (causing abdominal pain), blood clots in the leg causing leg swelling and pain.
These may sound scary, but remember — they’re very rare. The risk is about 3-6 women out of 10,000 per year using the medication might get a blood clot.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW EFFECTIVE IS BALZIVA BIRTH CONTROL?

Balziva is as effective as any other birth control pill. Because of the fewer days on placebo (4 vs 7), it has a lower risk of breakthrough ovulation. Birth control pills are 99.7% effective if PERFECTLY used (in a research study) and 93% effective in “regular use” (when real people use it and mess up every now and then).

WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD I BE AWARE OF WITH BALZIVA?

Every prescription comes with a tiny risk of allergies, including with Balziva. The symptoms are usually mild and include: rashes, itching, dizziness. A severe allergic reaction would be: trouble breathing, and swollen lips, throat, or tongue. If this happens, call 911! Depending on your medical history, hormone-based birth control may not be for you. It’s important to discuss your medical history with your physician or one of our helpful Pandia Health Patient Care Advisors before you get started on Balziva, especially if you’ve health problems such as cancer, heart disease, blood clots, uncontrolled diabetes, or high blood pressure.

 

HOW EASY IS IT TO GET BALZIVA?

Balziva should be available at just about any pharmacy in your area. It does require a prescription from a doctor, though. If you’re hesitant to approach your doctor about Balziva or simply prefer the privacy, convenience, and ease of the internet, give Pandia Health a try. We have licensed, birth control passionate doctors in every state we operate in. We also accept most forms of private insurance at Pandia Health.

HOW DOES BALZIVA WORK?

Balziva prevents pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation), and thickening the cervical mucus, blocking sperm from getting into the uterus and getting to the egg. 

WHAT SHOULD I AVOID WHILE TAKING BALZIVA PILL?

As with any new prescription, you should go over anything you’re already taking with your doctor or Pandia Health Care Advisor before starting on Balziva. This includes recreational drugs, over-the-counter meds, and even herbal supplements. Even something that seems relatively harmless such as St. John’s wort can cause Balziva to be less effective at preventing pregnancy. There are certain meds you should absolutely bring up. These are aromatase inhibitors, cancer, HIV, seizure, and chronic hepatitis C medications.

 

HOW MUCH IS BALZIVA WITHOUT INSURANCE?

If you choose to pay out-of-pocket, Balziva is pretty affordable since it is a generic brand, being $21 per pack. You can save money as well by choosing any other Balziva generic equivalent such asBriellyn, Zenchent, Gildagia, Philith, Vyfemla, or Ovcon 35. Generics have the SAME active ingredients and dosage as the name brand. Watch our video explaining generics vs. brand birth control pills.

DOES BALZIVA STOP YOUR PERIOD?

No, Balziva birth control does not usually stop your periods. There are 28 tablets on each packet and you should have a withdrawal bleed at some point during the last 7 days of each pack (aka placebo/sugar pill week). If you want to skip your period you can try using Balziva for that. Learn more about #PeriodsOptional and how to skip your period here.

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