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Femynor is a combination oral contraceptive pill (OCP, birth control medication, birth control pills). Femynor 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. Femynor 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
Femynor it’s super easy to use.
Simply take one pill every day, at the same time each day. Many women find that taking Femynor before bedtime or just after their evening meal helps reduce nausea and other side effects. After taking 21 days of white active pills, you’ll switch to seven peach-colored ones.
These are inactive pills with no hormones that are there to get you in the habit of taking your pill every day.
Pandia Health’s expert doctors recommend starting on days 3 to 5 of your period because you will most likely have less spotting on your first pack.
Femynor blends progesterone (Norgestimate [0.25mg]) and estrogen (Ethinyl Estradiol [0.035mg]).
The risks are very low, but some women have experienced unwanted side effects when taking Femynor. Minor ones include breast tenderness, headaches, nausea, swollen feet or ankles, and slightly elevated blood pressure or blood sugar levels.
Positive side effects are also a possibility, too — reduced acne, fewer mood swings, and other perks are fairly common.
The chances of serious side effects are extremely unlikely, but some cases have been documented. Symptoms include heart disease, blood clotting, shortness of breath, migraines, vision problems, slurred speech, confusion, and fainting. Those who wear contacts or are nearsighted may notice vision problems as well.
These may sound scary, but remember — they’re very rare.
WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD I BE AWARE OF WITH FEMYNOR?
Every prescription comes with a tiny risk of allergies, including with Femynor. 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 Femynor, 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 FEMYNOR?
Femynor 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 Femynor 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.
WHAT SHOULD I AVOID WHILE TAKING FEMYNOR?
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 Femynor. 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 Femynor 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 FEMYNOR WITHOUT INSURANCE?
If you choose to pay out-of-pocket, Femynor is pretty affordable since it is a generic brand. You can save money as well by choosing any other Femynor generics, such as Sprintec, Ortho-Cyclen, Mono-Linyah, Mili, Norgestimate / Ethinyl Estradiol, Estarylla, Previfem for as low as $16/pack when ordering 3 or more packs at a time. Generics have the SAME active ingredients and dosage as the name brand. Watch our video explaining generics vs. brand birth control pills.
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