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Larin Birth Control Pills

Larin Birth Control Pills

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FREE with insurance, from $20/Pack without

FREE with insurance, from $20/Pack without

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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 Larin Birth Control Pills?

Larin is a combined oral contraceptive pill (OCP, birth control medication, birth control pills). Larin comes in different strengths and with or without iron (Fe). Read More

How to Use Larin

Simply take one pill every day, at the same time each day. Most women find that taking Larin before bedtime or with your largest meal of the day helps reduce nausea and other side effects. Larin comes in different dosages and with or without iron.

With the Larin Fe the 7 placebo pills have ferrous fumarate to prevent anemia from the blood loss with monthly bleeds.

With Larin 1/20 or Larin 1.5/30, there are 3 weeks of active pills. There is no placebo week in this medication. After the 3rd week, you can go straight into the next pack, if you want to #SkipPeriods. aka Make #PeriodsOptional. Learn more here. Or you can stay off medication for 5-7 days (we recommend 5) and start the next pack on day 6 or after 7 days off and have a bleed during those days you are off the active pills.

Benefits of Larin

Periods get lighter. If you are usually a 7 day person, it goes down to like 5 days. If you use 5 pads/tampons a day, it goes down to 3.

You can use it to make #PeriodsOptional. Just skip the last week of pills and go straight into the next pack. See our CEO/Founder’s talk at the bottom of this page

Improves acne.

Larin Dosage

Larin comes in different strengths and with or without iron (Fe).
Larin 1/20 = 1 mg norethindrone + 20 mcgs of ethinyl estradiol (EE).

Larin 1.5/30 = 1.5 mg norethindrone + 30 mcgs of ethinyl estradiol.

Larin Fe 24 = 1mg norethindrone + 20 mcgs EE for 24 days and 4 days of 75 mg ferrous fumarate.

Larin Fe 1/20 = 20 mcgs of Ethinyl estradiol and 7 days of 75 mg ferrous sulfate.

Larin Fe 1.5/30 = 1.5 mg norethindrone + 30 mcgs of ethinyl estradiol and 7 days of 75 mg ferrous sulfate.

Dr. Yen, our CEO and Co-Founder and who is an Adolescent and Young Adult specialist, recommends that women 30 years and younger, use a birth control pill with minimum of 30mcgs of estrogen to protect your bone density. Watch this video to learn more.

Larin Side Effects

The risks are very low, but some women have experienced unwanted side effects when taking Larin. Minor ones include breast tenderness, headaches, nausea, and slightly elevated blood pressure or blood sugar levels. Positive side effects are also a possibility, too — reduced acne, lighter bleeds, and fewer mood swings are fairly common. 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


Some women may experience weight gain when taking Larin and other birth control pills. While there’s a chance that the hormones can give you the munchies, it’s mostly water retention (and not actual fat).


Every prescription comes with a tiny risk of allergies, including with Larin . 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 Larin , especially if you’ve health problems such as cancer, heart disease, blood clots, uncontrolled diabetes, or high blood pressure.



Larin 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 Larin 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.


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 Larin. 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 Larin 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.


If you choose to pay out-of-pocket, Larin is pretty affordable since it is a generic brand. Each dosage has different pricing: Larin 1/20 s $20 per pack, Larin 1.5/30 $22 per pack, while Larin 24  Fe 1/20, Larin Fe 1.5/30, and Larin Fe 1/20 are $21 per pack. You can save money as well by choosing any other Larin generics, such as Blisovi FE 1/20, Gildess FE 1/20, Aurovela FE 1/20, Junel FE 1/20, Tarina FE 1/20, Hailey FE 1/20 for as low as $16/pack when ordering 3 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.


No, Larin birth control does not stop your periods. There are 28 tablets on each packet and you will have a bleed on the last 7 days of each pack (aka placebo week). If you want to skip your period you can use Larin for it. Learn more about #PeriodsOptional and how to skip your period here.

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