Generic Name: Generic desogen
What is Generic Desogen?
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Most of the oral contraceptive pills available in the market contain an estrogen compound and progestin such as desogestrel that prevent ovulation release of an egg from ovary. Birth control pills containing this drug are sometimes referred to as third generation oral contraceptives. Desogestrel is the generic term used for this drug. The drug is marketed under various trade names. Desogen is one of the well known brands that manufacture this drug.
This drug is primarily used as contraception. It is one of the most prescribed oral contraceptives in the world. Enovid, a brand marketed in the USA was approved as the first oral contraceptive in 1960. How To Use The Drug. Desogen should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor. One pill should be taken every day. There are chances of getting pregnant if one pill is not taken daily.
The medication should be followed in strict accordance with the prescription of the doctor. The doctor should be informed about other medication if the person is being treated for any other medical conditions.
How should I take Generic Desogen?
I only break for a period every 3 months and I do have a little bit of a headache and dizziness during that time, nothing too bad though. HOWEVER-- Thank God I am typing this because I had a STROKE last month.
Please, please- talk to your doctors about possible stroke risks if you are taking BCPs- especially if you also have migraines, as this significantly increases your risk if you are on estrogen!. It did clear up skin, but that isn't worth it. I'm normally an upbeat happy person, but this is ruining my life.
Will be going off this pill and ALL oral contraceptives. I'm tired of feeling crazy. I take my pill at night after dinner which I heard decreases nausea and so far I've been fine.
What should I avoid while taking Generic Desogen?
You are more at risk if you are over the age of 35 or smoke more than 15 cigarettes in a day. Register Help Remember Me. Forum Forum Home FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Blogs Advanced Search Forum PCOS Treatments and Conditions BCP's Anyone taking Apri or Desogen.
Ive started these new birth control. I was just wondering if anyone else was taking the same thing and how they thought it worked.
Generic Desogen side effects
Diltiazem: Estrogen containing oral contraceptives can induce fluid retention and may increase blood pressure in some patients. Dirithromycin: Some macrolide anti infectives may increase estrogen metabolism.
Practitioners should be alert to the possibility that breakthrough bleeding or contraceptive failure may occur with dirithromycin. Alternative or additional contraception may be advisable.
Doripenem: It would be prudent to recommend alternative or additional contraception when oral contraceptives OCs are used in conjunction with antibiotics.
Common Generic Desogen ide effects may include:
The more pills you miss, the more likely you are to get pregnant.
Toremifene: The use of estrogens, including oral contraceptives, with toremifene is controversial and is generally considered contraindicated in most, but not all, circumstances.
I'm 5'3", 105 lbs and have a small figure.
Collaborative Group for the Study of Stroke in YoungWomen: Oral contraceptives and stroke in young women: associated risk factors.
Progesterone is naturally produced by the follicle that releases the egg, and most patients do not need supplemental progesterone in natural cycles or even if they are taking Clomid. Most patients who are taking the gonadotropins combined with IUI and all patients undergoing IVF or frozen embryo transfer will be given extra progesterone.
Possible side effects of progesterone include constipation, fatigue, nausea, breast tenderness, mood effects, irregular bleeding, and headache. It may also be used to thin the uterine lining before a hysteroscopy procedure to enable the surgeon to more clearly see the entire uterine cavity. It is usually administered for 10 days in a row, and a period is expected approximately 3-4 days after finishing the last pill.
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More androgenic progestins can aggravate sebaceous gland hyperresponsiveness to androgens and lead to acne.
If the patient starts on Desogen postpartum, and has not yet had a period, she should be instructed to use another method of contra-ception, such as condoms, diaphragms, or spermicides, until a white tablet has been taken daily for 7 days.