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Alyacen 1/35 (birth control)

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (birth control) [ETH-in-il-ess-tra-DYE-ole-and-nor-ETH-in-drone]
Names of brands: Alyacen 1/35, Alyacen 7/7/7, Aranelle Aurovela 1.5/30, Aurovela 1/20,… show all brands
Drug classes: contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

What is Alyacen 1/35?

Alyacen 1/35 can be described as a birth control pill that contains women's hormones that block the process of ovulation (the release of eggs from the ovary). This medication can cause changes in the cervical mucus and the lining of your uterus, making it difficult for sperm cells to get into the uterus as well as making it harder for fertilised eggs to attach to your uterus.Alyacen 1/35 can be used as contraception to stop pregnancy. Alyacen 1/35 can also be utilised to manage moderate acne for women who are at least 15 years old, are beginning menstrual cycles, and would like to take birth contraceptives. There are a variety of varieties that contain ethinyl esteradiol, along with norethindrone. There aren't all the brands listed in this brochure.Alyacen 1/35 could be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Alyacen 1/35 (birth control)?

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

This medication could cause severe adverse effects. Stop taking this medicine and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Indications of symptoms of a stroke—sudden weakness or numbness, extreme headache, or slurred speech issues with balance or vision;
  • Indications that a blood clot has formed inside the lung, such as chest pain, a rapid or loud cough or shortness of breath, nausea, and bleeding from the chest;
  • Indications for a blood clot that is deep inside the body: pain, swelling, warmth, or pain on one side of the leg.
  • Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain, expanding into your shoulder or jaw, nausea, and sweating.
  • Liver issues: swelling at the midsection area, stomach discomfort, loss of appetite, dark urine, black stool, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • Increased blood pressure, severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding in your neck or ear
  • Depression--mood changes depression, low self-esteem, a loss of enthusiasm for the things you liked, sleep problems, and thoughts of hurting yourself
  • Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet; lumps in your breasts;
  • A change in the frequency or intensity of migraine-related headaches.

Common adverse reactions to Alyacen 3/5 might include:

  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Breast tenderness or bleeding that is bursting
  • Headache or issues in problems with contact problems with contact.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Do not take birth control pills when pregnant or if you've recently had a child.You shouldn't make use of birth control medications if you suffer from uncontrolled high blood pressure and coronary artery disease, circulation issues (especially those with diabetes) or vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed liver disease, cancer, or severe migraine headaches in the event that you also take certain hepatitis C medication, if you're scheduled to undergo major surgery, if you smoke and are over 35 years old, or if you have suffered a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, jaundice triggered by birth control pills or breast cancer vagina, uterus/cervix, or uterus.Smoking, especially if you are over 35 or taking birth control pills, can increase the chance of having strokes, blood clots, and heart attacks.

Prior to use this drug

The use of birth control pills could increase the risk of stroke, blood clots, and heart attacks. You're more at risk if you suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or are obese. Your risk of suffering from stroke or blood clots is highest in the first year of using birth pills to control your weight. The risk increases when you begin taking the birth control pill after not taking the pills for 4 weeks or more.Smoking increases the chances of developing stroke, blood clots, or a heart attack triggered by birth control drugs, specifically when you are over 35 years old.Do not take it if you're expecting. Stop using Alyacen 1/35 and inform your doctor immediately if you fall pregnant or if you do not have two menstrual cycles in a row. If you've recently had an infant, you should wait at least four weeks before using birth medication to prevent pregnancy.

Do not use contraceptives if you suffer from:

  • Untreated or uncontrolled blood pressure and heart diseases (chest pain or coronary artery disease; the history of a stroke, heart attack, or blood clots);
  • An increased risk of developing blood clots because of a heart condition or hereditary blood disorder
  • Circulatory problems (especially when related to the condition of diabetes);
  • An antecedent history of hormone-related cancer as well as cancers of the breast, vagina, or uterus/cervix;
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that hasn't been examined by the doctor;
  • The liver, or cancer of the liver;
  • Extremely severe headaches due to migraine (with the appearance of numbness, aura, visual changes, or weakness), particularly those who are over 35 years old;
  • An occurrence of jaundice that was caused by birth medication to control it;
  • If you smoke and are older than 35
  • If you take any hepatitis c medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir with or without dasabuvir.

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Heart conditions and high blood pressure, or if you're susceptible to developing blood clots.
  • Triglycerides, high cholesterol, or if you're obese;
  • Depression;
  • A seizure or migraine headache;
  • Diabetic, gallbladder disease, underactive thyroid;
  • Kidney disease or liver failure and
  • Irregular menstrual cycles, fibrocystic breast disorder lumps, nodules, or abnormal mammograms.

Check with your doctor to get advice on whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking this medicine.

How to take Alyacen 1/35 (birth control)?

Follow all instructions on the label of your prescription and also read the medication guides or instructions sheets. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed.It is possible to require backup birth control, like condoms that contain spermicide, before you begin using this drug. Follow the instructions of your physician.Each day, take one pill for at least 24 hours between. If the pills are empty and you are unable to take another, begin a new one the next day. It's possible that you will become pregnant if you take a pill every day.Certain birth control kits include "reminder" pills to keep you on the same cycle. Your period usually begins when you're using these pills to remind you of your period.Utilise a backup birth control plan if you're sick and suffering from severe vomiting.It is possible that you have bleeding that is a breakthrough. Contact your doctor if it persists or becomes very heavy.If you require major surgery or are in a lengthy restorative bed, then you might be required to stop taking this medication for a brief duration. Any surgeon or doctor who treats you must be aware that you're taking Alyacen 1/35.If you take birth control pills, you'll have to see your doctor often.Make sure it is kept at room temperature, clear from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Follow the instructions on the label of your prescription and study all medication guides or instructions sheets. The absence of a medication increases your chances of becoming pregnant.If you don't remember taking one active pill, you should take two pills the next day that you can remember. Take 1 pill a day throughout the remainder of the package.If you do not take two active pills in succession in weeks 1 and 2, you can take two pills a day for two days. Take one pill each day throughout the remainder of your pack. Make sure to use a backup birth control plan for at least 7 days after the missing pills.If you do not take two active pills consecutively during Week 3, toss out the rest of your pack and begin a new pack the next day in case you are a Day 1 starter. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a pill each day through Sunday. On Sunday, toss out the remainder of your pack and begin a fresh pack for the day.If you fail to take three active pills in one row during weeks 1, 2 or 3, you should throw away the remainder of your pack and start a fresh pack the next day if you're a day 1 starter. If you're the Sunday starter, continue taking a pill each day through Sunday. When you are done, take out the rest of your pack and begin a new pack the following day.If you skip two or more active pills, you might not experience ovulation during the month. If you do not have two months consecutively, contact your doctor, as it could be that you're pregnant.If you do not remember to take a reminder pill, discard it and continue to take one daily reminder pill until the bottle is empty.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. Intoxication can lead to nausea or vaginal bleeding.

What should be avoided?

Don't smoke when using birth control medications, especially if you are over 35 years old.

Birth control pills won't help you fight sexually transmitted illnesses, including HIV or AIDS. The use of a condom is your only way to shield yourself from these illnesses.

Interaction with other drugs

Inform your doctor about your other medications, particularly:

  • Rifampin;
  • Troglitazone;
  • Atorvastatin;
  • Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir;
  • Anticonvulsants (antiepileptics) like phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine.

This list isn't complete. Other medications can affect Alyacen 1/35, which includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. There are many possible interactions between drugs. are listed here.




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