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Lillow Birth Control Pills

Lillow Birth Control Pills

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FREE with insurance, $20/Pack without

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

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

What is Lillow Birth Control Pills?

Lillow 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. Lillow 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 Lillow

It’s super easy to use. Simply take one pill every day, at the same time each day. Many women find that taking Lillow 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.

Lillow Dosage

Lillow uses a blend of two hormones, estrogen (Ethinyl Estradiol, 30 mcg), and progesterone (Levonorgestrel, 0.15 mg).

Benefits of Lillow

  • 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 on the bottom of this page
  • Improves acne.

Lillow Side Effects

The risks are very low, but some women have experienced unwanted side effects when taking Lillow. 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. The risk is about 3-6 women out of 10,000 per year using the medication might get a blood clot.

Frequently Asked Questions

DOES LILLOW CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN?

There is no direct link between Lillow and weight gain. Some women experience changes in their appetite that may lead to weight gain while taking Lillow. Others may find that their bodies retain more fluid while taking Lillow, even though they actually don’t gain any body fat.

ANY OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT LILLOW?

One of our Patient Care Advisors or licensed physicians will always review the medications and supplements you’re currently taking before prescribing Lillow. Certain drugs (recreational, over-the-counter, or prescription) can interact with Lillow  and make it less effective at preventing pregnancy. Drugs that may interact with Lillow include HIV drugs, anti-seizure drugs, antibiotics, and even herbal supplements like St. John’s wort.

Women who have high blood pressure or take medications to control blood pressure should not take Lillow. Our Pandia Health medical team recommends other options including progestin-only pill (POPs), IUDs with hormone (Mirena, Liletta, Kyleena, Skyla), copper IUDs, implants (nexplanon), the birth control shot (depo-provera), or condoms and spermicide.

WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD I BE AWARE OF WITH LILLOW?

You shouldn’t smoke anyway, but especially not if you take estrogen containing birth control pills like Lillow. Smoking increases the risk of serious side effects like blood clots, especially in women who are older than 35.

Don’t take Lillow if you’re allergic to any of its ingredients. Signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction to Lillow are rare and usually very mild and may include itching, hives, or dizziness. Serious allergic reactions to Lillow can occur in very rare cases. Stop taking Lillow and call 911 immediately if you experience swelling in the lips, mouth, or tongue, or if you have a hard time breathing.

Lillow isn’t for everyone. Women with a history of certain medical conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, liver cancer, or severe migraines should not take Lillow. Our Pandia Health Care Advisors are standing by to help you figure out the best birth control method given your health history.

HOW EASY IS IT TO GET LILLOW?

It’s easy to get Lillow at just about any pharmacy near you with a doctor’s prescription. Concerned about your privacy? Our doctor-founded, doctor-led team at Pandia Health is happy to connect you with a licensed physician who can help you get Lillow or any other birth control you need, discreetly and conveniently.

If you don’t have insurance, don’t worry! Pandia Health has a range of payment options.

DOES LILLOW BIRTH CONTROL CAUSE INFERTILITY?

It’s not true that Lillow causes infertility. If you’re taking Lillow and want to have a baby, talk to your doctor and then stop taking the medication. Normal fertility should return within one or two menstrual cycles after your last pill. Dr. Yen explains more about birth control and infertility in this video. Watch to learn more!

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