Juliana, Desogestrel/ Ethinyl Estradiol


Desogestrel/ Ethinyl Estradiol



Synokem Pharma


Desogestrel 0.15 mg / Ethinyl Estradiol 0.02 mg


Ethinyl Estradiol

Ethinyl Estradiol is used for contraception, it is also used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis, prostate cancer, hormone replacement therapy (hrt) and failure of ovarian development.
How it Works
Ethinyl estradiol is known as an estrogen. Ethinyl Estradiol is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone in the body and it helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, Ethinyl Estradiol works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Ethinyl estradiol may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia, Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid, Sexual dysfunction


Desogestrel is a type of progestetrone which is used as a birth control treatment to prevent pregnancy. Desogestrel is especially used by women who are not able to tolerate estrogens or are breast feeding.
How it Works
Desogestrel is known as a progestin or a female hoemone. Desogestrel works to prevent pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg from the ovary or preventing fertilization of the egg by sperm (male reproductive cells). Desogestrel also works by changing the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent the development of a pregnancy.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Desogestrel can include the symptoms below; Light vaginal bleeding or spotting, Nausea, Vomiting, Bloating, Changes in weight or appetite, Breast tenderness or swelling, Freckles or darkening of facial skin, Increased hair growth, Loss of scalp hair, Headache

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