Generic Name: Desogen
What is Desogen?
If you start on the first day of your period, you do not need to use back-up birth control the first week. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about how to switch from other forms of hormonal birth control such as patch, other birth control pills to Desogen.
If any information is unclear, consult the Patient Information Leaflet or your doctor or pharmacist. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If you miss 2 periods in a row or 1 period if the pill has not been used properlycontact your doctor for a pregnancy test. Remember that your doctor has prescribed Desogen because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
Many people using Desogen do not have serious side effects. Desogen may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the results are high.
It is tempting to use a urine pregnancy test, but these are very unreliable. It is somewhat common that a patient will call with a negative result with a urine pregnancy test, and she will then have a positive blood result. This varies on an individual basis, please ask your doctor or IVF nurse when you may cycle again.
The good and bad news is that there is nothing you can do beyond normal pregnancy precautions to ensure the health of your embryo. Continue taking your IVF meds and prenatal vitamins as you have been, but there is nothing additionally that you can do to help your embryo develop.
Your particular circumstances may vary, please consult with your doctor or nurse for information specific to your situation. We advise that you start normal prenatal care with your OB when you are 10 weeks pregnant. Normally we do an ultrasound at 8 weeks, and we will forward that report and the other ultrasound and blood work reports to your OB with a letter about your pregnancy to date.
Please make sure we know who your OB is so that they may receive this information in a timely manner. Most of our patients schedule their first OB appointment a month ahead, so call your doctors office after fetal heart motion is seen at your first or second ultrasound at NFC. Nashville Fertility proudly serving : Bartlett, Brentwood, Bristol, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Cleveland, Collierville, Columbia, Cookeville, East Ridge, Farragut, Franklin, Gallatin, Germantown, Hendersonville, Jackson, Johnson City, Kingsport, Knoxville, La Vergne, Lebanon, Maryville, Memphis, Morristown, Mount Juliet, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Oak Ridge, Shelbyville, Smyrna, Spring Hill, Tullahoma.
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How should I take Desogen?
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What should I avoid while taking Desogen?
On the days you take 2 pills to make up for missed pills, you could also feel a little sick to your stomach. Use a back-up method such as condoms, spermicides, or diaphragm until you check with your doctor or healthcare provider. WHEN TO START THE FIRST PACK OF PILLSYou have a choice of which day to start taking your first pack of pills.
Any woman who considers using oral contraceptives the birth control pill or the pill should understand the benefits and risks of using this form of birth control. This leaflet will give you much of the information you will need to make this decision and will also help you determine if you are at risk of developing any of the serious side effects of the pill.
Desogen side effects
The progestin used is desogestrel and the estrogen used is ethinyl estradiol. This medicine stops women from getting pregnant by blocking the release and maturation of eggs from their ovaries.
This birth control pill is named as Desogen as it comes in pack of 28 tablets. The doses for first three weeks are those with active ingredients, whereas the last seven tablets have no hormones. This pill can be taken with meal or in empty stomach.
All pills of the pack should be taken on a regular basis in order achieve best effects. There are possibilities of miscarriage if a pregnant lady consumes this drug. But studies proof that Desogen is not so much harmful if it is taken accidentally during the primary stage of pregnancy.
Common Desogen ide effects may include:
Ethinyl estradiol, escaping gut wall conjugation, undergoes phase I metabolism and hepatic conjugation phase II metabolism.
An alternate or additional form of contraception should be used during concomitant treatment.
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Dosage adjustment of warfarin should be based on the prothrombin time or INR value.
This small increase in the number of breast cancer diagnoses gradually disappears during the 10 years after stopping use of the pill. It is not known whether the difference is caused by the pill. It may be that women taking the pill are examined more often, so that breast cancer is more likely to be detected. You should have regular breast examinations by a healthcare provider and examine your own breasts monthly.
Where can I get more information?
Higher-dosage oral contraceptive formulations may be needed to increase contraceptive efficacy during pioglitazone use or the use of an alternative or additional method of contraception can be considered.
Women receiving combination hormonal contraceptives should be advised not to smoke.