Ovranette Contraceptive Pill


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Ovranette is a brand of the combined contraceptive pill that is manufactured by Pfizer. It is mainly used to prevent pregnancy but it may also be prescribed to women who suffer from pre-menstrual tension or painful, heavy periods or irregular bleeding. If used correctly, it is a very effective method of contraception.

This pill uses two hormones to control your menstrual cycle. It contains 150 micrograms of levonorgestrel, which is a progestogen derivative, and 30 micrograms of ethinylestradiol, which is the oestrogen derivative. These two hormones stop an egg from being released during ovulation, thicken the vaginal mucous and thin the uterus lining. It is this change in the uterus wall, which makes periods lighter and shorter.

It is a monophasic pill so every pill contains the same amount of hormones. It is a 21-day pill so each strip contains this amount of pills. You use one pill per cycle and once you have finished the strip, you have a seven-day break, which is pill free, and you will have a withdrawal bleed. This resembles a period but it is shorter and lighter than usual.

There are many advantages to using this form of contraception. Ovranette is very effective if used correctly and it is very reliable. It is also easily reversible so if you want to stop using the contraceptive pill, you simply stop. It is also very convenient because it doesn’t interfere with sex. This form of pill helps to regulate your periods so you will know when you will experience a bleed, which is why it is used to treat irregular bleeding. It can also relieve menstrual tension, as there is not as much of the uterus lining to break down because the pill has made it thinner so there is less pain during a period. However, the pill will not protect you from sexually transmitted infections.

Aside from the hormones, each pill also contains lactose, maize starch, magnesium stearate, calcium carbonate, polyethylene glycerol and sucrose.


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