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Orsythia Birth Control Pills

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Equivalent Generic Brands: Lutera, Aubra Eq, Larissia

$7 generic equivalent, $0 with most insurance*

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Orsythia Birth Control Pills Benefits

  • 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.
  • Improves acne.
  • 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
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    How to use Orsythia

    How to use Orsythia

    Orsythia is super easy to use.

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

    After taking 21 days of active pills, you’ll switch to 7 inactive pills with no hormones. The inactive/placebo/bleeding week pills are there to help you in the habit of taking your pill every day.

    Orsythia Dosage

    Orsythia Dosage

    Orsythia birth control pills have two main active ingredients: Levonogestrel 1 mg (progesterone) and Ethinyl Estradiol 20 mcg (estrogen).

    Orsythia Birth Control Side Effects

    Orsythia Birth Control Side Effects

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

    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.

    Those who wear contacts or are nearsighted may notice vision problems as well. These may sound scary, but remember — they’re very rare.

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    What is Orsythia?

    Orsythia is a “low dose” combined oral contraceptive pill (OCP, birth control medication, birth control pills). Orsythia 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. Orsythia 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.

    Dr. Yen, our CEO/Co-Founder and young adult medicine specialist, does NOT recommend women under the age of 30 take a “low dose” birth control pill. You need at least 30mcg of estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) to protect your bones. Instead of Orsythia, Dr. Yen suggests women under 30 years old consider the slightly stronger version of this medication e.g. LevoraChatealPortia, Lillow, Marlissa, Kurvelo, Ayuna.

    If you have high blood pressure or take blood pressure medications, this medication is NOT for you. Instead, Pandia Heath Medical group’s doctors recommend progestin-only pill (POPs)IUD with hormone (Mirena, Liletta, Kyleena, Skyla), implant (nexplanon), the birth control shot (depo-provera), or condoms and spermicide. Pandia Health’s doctors are always happy to help you choose the right birth control for you.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Some women worry about weight gain when taking Orsythia and other birth control pills. While it might give you the munchies, it’s mostly water retention (and not actual fat) that’s to blame.

    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 Orsythia. This includes recreational drugs, over-the-counter meds, and even herbal supplements. Even something as relatively harmless as St. John’s wort can cause Orsythia to be less effective at preventing pregnancy. There are certain meds you should absolutely bring up. These are aromatase inhibitors, cancer medications, HIV drugs, seizure medicines, and those used for chronic hepatitis C.

    No, Orsythia 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 Apri for it. Learn more about #PeriodsOptional and how to skip your period here.

    Orsythia uses a blend of two hormones, estrogen and progestin, to make your body think it’s pregnant so a real pregnancy won’t happen. It’s super easy to use. Simply take one pill every day, at the same time each day. Many women find that taking Orsythia 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.

    If you want to #SkipPeriods, check out our #PeriodsOptional aka Hate your periods? blog post here.

    Orsythia 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).

    Yes, Orsythia uses a combination of two hormones, estrogen and progestin, to make your body think it’s pregnant so a real pregnancy won’t happen.

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