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Generic: Norgestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol

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Ovral G is a low dose combined oral contraceptive pill and is used as an effective means of birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Ovral G contraceptive pills contain a combination of two hormones at low doses in a single pill. Each pack of Ovral G contains one month’s supply of pills of which there are 21 hormone-containing pills and 7 placebo (non-hormonal) pills, to allow each monthly cycle to end with a withdrawal bleed. When using Ovral G 28 for contraception, you will probably find that your periods become more regular. You may also experience lighter, less painful menstruation and an improvement in pre-menstrual symptoms, like bloating, swelling or weight gain related to fluid retention, also improvement in acne and reductions in greasiness of the skin and hair. Ovral G may also be used to treat irregular periods, primary dysmenorrhoea, which is very painful periods without a known cause, often accompanied by menorrhagia, or very heavy bleeding, in women who also require contraception.

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Dosage

How should Ovral G be taken?

You should take one Ovral G 28 tablet each day with a glass of water, at the same time each day, preferable at bedtime. Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. The first 21 white pills contain the contraceptive hormones and the last 7 red pills are a placebo, which do not contain any hormones. While you are taking these placebo pills you will have a menstrual bleed. When you have finished one pack, start a new one the next day. If you have gastrointestinal problems like vomiting or diarrhoea within 3-4 hours of taking your hormonal pill, this is the same as missing a pill and you should take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

How long should you take Ovral G? Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. You should take Ovral G contraceptive pills for as long as your doctor recommends.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Ovral G?


The most commonly reported side effects when taking Ovral G contraceptive pills include, breast tenderness, breast pain, break-through bleeding or spotting, abdominal pain, nausea, oedema, and headache, skin rash and itching, blotchy discolouration on the face, insomnia and depression. Less common side effects include: migraine, fluid retention, changes in body weight and changes in libido. When should Ovral G not be used?

You should not use Ovral G contraceptive pills if you: • are allergic to ethinyloestradiol, norgestrel or any ingredients in Ovral G 28 • have a past or family history of carcinoma of the breast, endometrial carcinoma or liver disease • have high blood pressure, lipid disorders or migraine • have had deep venous thrombosis, thromboembolic disorders, heart attack or stroke • have systemic lupus erythematosus or a history of this condition otosclerosis (an ear disorder) which worsened in past pregnancies • are diabetic and taking Ovral G contraceptive pills as your glucose tolerance may be affected and you may need to discuss using other antidiabetic drugs with your doctor • are taking medicines that interact with Ovral G, including: anticonvulsants like phenytoin and carbamazepine, barbiturates, anti-infectives like rifampicin, rifabutin, nevirapine, the antifungal griseofulvin, antibiotics like penicillin.

precaution

What are the health risks of Ovral G?

Combination contraceptive pills like Ovral G can increase risk of thrombosis (blood clots), which can have serious consequence depending on where the clot forms. There is also an increased risk of breast cancer. What medicines interact with Ovral G?

Some medications interact with Ovral G contraceptive pills and prevent them working effectively, increasing your risk of becoming pregnant. If you are taking any of the following you may need to take other contraceptive precautions:

• anticonvulsants like phenytoin and carbamazepine • barbiturates • anti-infectives like rifampicin, rifabutin, nevirapine, griseofulvin • antibiotics like penicillin

How should Ovral G be taken?

You should take one Ovral G 28 tablet each day with a glass of water, at the same time each day, preferable at bedtime. Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. The first 21 white pills contain the contraceptive hormones and the last 7 red pills are a placebo, which do not contain any hormones. While you are taking these placebo pills you will have a menstrual bleed. When you have finished one pack, start a new one the next day. If you have gastrointestinal problems like vomiting or diarrhoea within 3-4 hours of taking your hormonal pill, this is the same as missing a pill and you should take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

 

How long should you take Ovral G?

Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. You should take Ovral G contraceptive pills for as long as your doctor recommends.


Missed dose of Ovral G

If you miss a dose of Ovral G follow these guidelines to help you decide what to do: Weeks 1 to 3 (white hormonal pills) :- If you are less than 12 hours late in taking your pill, take it as soon as you remember and take the next one at your usual time. You are still protected against pregnancy. If you are more than 12 hours late in taking your pill, take the last tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at your normal time, which may mean taking 2 tablets in one day. Contraceptive protection may be reduced and you are at risk of becoming pregnant, unless you take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

If you are more than 12 hours late in taking your pill and you have already missed 2 pills, take the last tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at your normal time, which may mean taking 2 tablets in one day. Take the next 2 on the same day and then continue with 1 pill per day. Contraceptive protection may be reduced and you are at risk of becoming pregnant, unless you take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days. Week 4 (red non-hormonal pills):-Take the next pill as usual and discard the missed pill. You are not at risk of becoming pregnant.

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Ovral G:-

What is Ovral G used for?


Ovral G is a low dose combined oral contraceptive pill and is used as an effective means of birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Ovral G contraceptive pills contain a combination of two hormones at low doses in a single pill. Each pack of Ovral G contains one month’s supply of pills of which there are 21 hormone-containing pills and 7 placebo (non-hormonal) pills, to allow each monthly cycle to end with a withdrawal bleed. When using Ovral G 28 for contraception, you will probably find that your periods become more regular. You may also experience lighter, less painful menstruation and an improvement in pre-menstrual symptoms, like bloating, swelling or weight gain related to fluid retention, also improvement in acne and reductions in greasiness of the skin and hair. Ovral G may also be used to treat irregular periods, primary dysmenorrhoea, which is very painful periods without a known cause, often accompanied by menorrhagia, or very heavy bleeding, in women who also require contraception.

How does Ovral G work?


Ovral G contraceptive pills contain a combination of two hormones, ethinyloestradiol, a synthetic oestrogen, and norgestrel, a synthetic progestogen, which work together to protect against unwanted pregnancy. Preparation for pregnancy depends on a complex interaction between the female sex hormones produced by the ovaries; oestrogen, which stimulates ovulation, and progesterone which prepares the endometrium (lining of the uterus) for implantation of an embryo, as well as other regulating hormones, produced by the hypothalamus in the brain and the pituitary gland. Ovral G 28 combined hormonal contraception works by disrupting the normal menstrual, preventing egg maturation and suppressing ovulation, as well as preventing development of the endometrium, so that a fertilised egg would not be able to implant and grow. Another contraceptive action of Ovral G pills is that the cervical mucus, which normally changes consistency at ovulation to become thinner, remains thick, forming a physical barrier to sperm.

What does Ovral G contain?


Ovral G contraceptive pills contains the active ingredients, ethinyloestradiol (0.05mg), a synthetic oestrogen, and norgestrel (0.5mg), a synthetic progestogen, which work together to protect against pregnancy and are used for oral contraception. Ovral G for contraception:-Ovral G contraceptive pills contain a combination of two hormones, ethinyloestradiol, a synthetic oestrogen, and norgestrel, a synthetic progestogen, which work together to provide effective contraception. Ovral G contraceptive pills work by preventing egg maturation and suppressing ovulation, as well as preventing development and thickening of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) in preparation for implantation, so that a fertilised egg would not be able to implant and grow. You must take your Ovral G 28 continually to ensure effective contraception, with 21 days of hormonal pills followed by 7 days non-hormonal pills, during which time you will have a menstrual bleed, which may be light and less painful than usual.

Can you get pregnant if you miss a Ovral G pill?


Ovral G contraceptive pills provide effective contraception when taken correctly and have a failure rate of approximately 1% per year. The failure rate may increase if you miss a pill and may result in an unwanted pregnancy. To prevent this ensure that you take your Ovral G 28 correctly and continually.

Treating menstrual problems with Oral:-


Ovral G contraceptive pills contain a combination of two hormones, ethinyloestradiol, a synthetic oestrogen, and norgestrel, a synthetic progestogen, which are used together to treat menstrual problems, including irregular periods, primary dysmenorrhoea, which is very painful periods without a known cause, menorrhagia, or very heavy bleeding, in women who also require contraception. Menstrual problems are usually caused by hormonal imbalances and the combination of ethinyloestradiol and norgestrel in Ovral G 28 can help restore regular menstrual cycles, reduce heavy menstrual bleeding as well as reducing pain associated with dysmenorrhoea.

How should Ovral G be taken?

You should take one Ovral G 28 tablet each day with a glass of water, at the same time each day, preferable at bedtime. Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. The first 21 white pills contain the contraceptive hormones and the last 7 red pills are a placebo, which do not contain any hormones. While you are taking these placebo pills you will have a menstrual bleed. When you have finished one pack, start a new one the next day. If you have gastrointestinal problems like vomiting or diarrhoea within 3-4 hours of taking your hormonal pill, this is the same as missing a pill and you should take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

How long should you take Ovral G? Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. You should take Ovral G contraceptive pills for as long as your doctor recommends.

What are the side effects of Ovral G?


The most commonly reported side effects when taking Ovral G contraceptive pills include, breast tenderness, breast pain, break-through bleeding or spotting, abdominal pain, nausea, oedema, and headache, skin rash and itching, blotchy discolouration on the face, insomnia and depression. Less common side effects include: migraine, fluid retention, changes in body weight and changes in libido. When should Ovral G not be used?

You should not use Ovral G contraceptive pills if you: • are allergic to ethinyloestradiol, norgestrel or any ingredients in Ovral G 28 • have a past or family history of carcinoma of the breast, endometrial carcinoma or liver disease • have high blood pressure, lipid disorders or migraine • have had deep venous thrombosis, thromboembolic disorders, heart attack or stroke • have systemic lupus erythematosus or a history of this condition otosclerosis (an ear disorder) which worsened in past pregnancies • are diabetic and taking Ovral G contraceptive pills as your glucose tolerance may be affected and you may need to discuss using other antidiabetic drugs with your doctor • are taking medicines that interact with Ovral G, including: anticonvulsants like phenytoin and carbamazepine, barbiturates, anti-infectives like rifampicin, rifabutin, nevirapine, the antifungal griseofulvin, antibiotics like penicillin.

What are the health risks of Ovral G?

Combination contraceptive pills like Ovral G can increase risk of thrombosis (blood clots), which can have serious consequence depending on where the clot forms. There is also an increased risk of breast cancer. What medicines interact with Ovral G?

Some medications interact with Ovral G contraceptive pills and prevent them working effectively, increasing your risk of becoming pregnant. If you are taking any of the following you may need to take other contraceptive precautions:

• anticonvulsants like phenytoin and carbamazepine • barbiturates • anti-infectives like rifampicin, rifabutin, nevirapine, griseofulvin • antibiotics like penicillin

How should Ovral G be taken?

You should take one Ovral G 28 tablet each day with a glass of water, at the same time each day, preferable at bedtime. Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. The first 21 white pills contain the contraceptive hormones and the last 7 red pills are a placebo, which do not contain any hormones. While you are taking these placebo pills you will have a menstrual bleed. When you have finished one pack, start a new one the next day. If you have gastrointestinal problems like vomiting or diarrhoea within 3-4 hours of taking your hormonal pill, this is the same as missing a pill and you should take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

 

How long should you take Ovral G?

Each pack of Ovral G contraceptive pills contains 28 pills for a complete monthly cycle and should be taken continually to ensure effective contraception. You should take Ovral G contraceptive pills for as long as your doctor recommends.


Missed dose of Ovral G

If you miss a dose of Ovral G follow these guidelines to help you decide what to do: Weeks 1 to 3 (white hormonal pills) :- If you are less than 12 hours late in taking your pill, take it as soon as you remember and take the next one at your usual time. You are still protected against pregnancy. If you are more than 12 hours late in taking your pill, take the last tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at your normal time, which may mean taking 2 tablets in one day. Contraceptive protection may be reduced and you are at risk of becoming pregnant, unless you take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days.

If you are more than 12 hours late in taking your pill and you have already missed 2 pills, take the last tablet as soon as you remember and take the next one at your normal time, which may mean taking 2 tablets in one day. Take the next 2 on the same day and then continue with 1 pill per day. Contraceptive protection may be reduced and you are at risk of becoming pregnant, unless you take other contraceptive precautions for the next 7 days. Week 4 (red non-hormonal pills):-Take the next pill as usual and discard the missed pill. You are not at risk of becoming pregnant.

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