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Amethia Lo (extended cycle)

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel (extended cycle) [ETH-in-ill-ess-tra-DYE-ol-and-lee-voe-nor-JESS-trel]
The brand names are: Amethia, Ashlyna, Camrese, Camrese Lo, Daysee,… display the full 18 brands.
Drug class: contraceptives

What is Amethia Lo extended cycle?

Amethia L is an agonist drug that is a mixture of women's hormones that block the ovulation process (the release of eggs from the ovary). Amethia Lo is also a cause of changes in your cervical mucus as well as the uterine lining, which makes it difficult for sperm to enter the uterus and makes it more difficult for fertilised eggs to get attached in the uterus.Amethia Lo is used to prevent the onset of pregnancy.Amethia Lo could be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

side effects of Amethia Lo (extended cycle)

Seek medical attention immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Birth control pills could result in serious adverse effects. Do not use birth control pills, and contact your doctor immediately if you suffer from:

  • Symptoms of signs of a stroke—sudden weakening or numbness (especially in one part of your body) and a serious headache and slurred speech. Problems with balance;
  • Symptoms of a blood clot: sudden vision loss, chest pain,being short of breath, or coughing up blood. Swelling or redness on an ankle or leg
  • Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain, pain expanding to your shoulder or jaw, nausea, and sweating.
  • Liver problems: loss of appetite; stomach pain; fatigue; fever; black stools; dark urine; jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • High blood pressure, severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding inside your neck or ear;
  • Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet;
  • Variations in the pattern or intensity of migraines.
  • A breast lump
  • Signs of symptoms of depression—sleep issues, weakness, fatigue, and mood swings.

Common adverse effects of amethia lo can include:

  • Moderate nausea (especially at the beginning of using this medication), vomiting nausea, stomach cramps, and bloating;
  • Breast tenderness or swelling discharge from the nipple;
  • Freckles, darkening or fading of facial skin, hair growth that is increased, or loss of scalp hair;
  • Fluctuations in appetite or weight;
  • Contact lens problems;
  • Vaginal thermic or discharge;
  • Changes in your menstrual cycle or sex drive that are less

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Do not take birth control pills if you're pregnant or just had a baby.It is not recommended to take a birth control pill if you suffer from high blood pressure that is not controlled, coronary artery disease, circulatory problems (especially those with diabetes), vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed, liver disease, cancer, and severe migraine headaches when you are also taking certain hepatitis C medication, if you are scheduled for major surgery, if you smoke and are older than 35 years old, or if you have had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, or jaundice that is caused by birth control pills or breast cancer vagina, uterus/cervix, or uterus.The use of contraceptive pills may increase the chance of having blood clots develop strokes or heart attacks.Smoking is a major contributor to the risk of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. You should not use Amethia Lo if you smoke and are more than 35.

Prior to use this drug

The use of this medication can increase the risk of blood clots, strokes, 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 a stroke or blood clots is highest when you first begin taking birth medication to control your weight. The risk increases when you take this medicine again after having stopped taking it for four weeks or more.Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the risk of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. Your risk increases as you age and the longer you smoke. Do not have contraceptives if you smoke and are older than the age of 35.Do not take this medication if you're expecting. Stop using this medicine and notify your doctor immediately when you are pregnant or if you have missed two menstrual periods in one row. If you've had an infant and are waiting at least 4 weeks before starting birth hormones,

Do not use contraceptives if you are:

  • Untreated or not controlled high blood pressure that is not treated or controlled
  • Heart disease (chest pain or coronary artery disease; the history of a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot);
  • A higher risk of getting blood clots as a result of an issue with your heart or hereditary blood disorder
  • Issues with circulation (especially due to diabetes);
  • A history of cancer related to hormones such as breast cancer, vagina, uterus, or cervical;
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that hasn't been examined by an ophthalmologist;
  • Cancer of the liver or liver;
  • Extremely severe headaches due to migraine (with an aura, numbness, weakening of vision, or other changes), particularly when you are over 35 years old;
  • An occurrence of jaundice that was caused by birth control pills
  • If you take any hepatitis c medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir (technivie).

Speak to your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Heart disease, high blood pressure, or if you're prone to blood clots
  • High cholesterol or triglycerides, or if you're obese;
  • Depression;
  • Diabetic, underactive thyroid, gallbladder disease;
  • A seizure or migraine headache;
  • Irregular menstrual cycles;
  • Fibrocystic breast cancer lumps, nodules, lumps, or an abnormal mammogram.

Amethia Lo can slow breast milk production. It is not recommended to breastfeed during treatment with this medicine.

How to take Amethia Lo (extended cycle)?

Follow the directions on the label of your prescription and also read the medication guides or instructions sheets. Follow the medication precisely as prescribed.Start your first dose on the day you begin your menstrual cycle, or the day after the start of your period. It is possible to require backup birth control, like condoms or progesterone, before you begin taking Amethia Lo. Follow the instructions of your physician.Each day, take one pill for at least 24 hours between. When the pills have run out and you are unable totake another, begin a new one the next day. It is possible to become pregnant if you don't take a pill every day. Make sure you refill your prescription before you run out of pills completely.There is no need to have menstrual cycles every month, even if you're taking the extended-cycle contraceptive pill. Your period will instead occur once every 12 weeks.

The 91-day birth control kit comes with three trays that contain 84 "active" pills and seven "reminder" pills. It is essential to use the pills in a specific order to ensure you are on a consistent cycle. Trays 1 and 2 contain 28 pills. Tray 3 holds 35 pills, including seven reminder pills. Your period should start when you're taking these pills to remind you of your period.It is possible to experience the bleeding as a breakthrough, particularly in the first three months. Inform your doctor if the bleeding continues or becomes heavy.Make sure you have a backup birth control pill if you're sick and suffering from severe vomiting.If you require major surgery or are being placed on bed rest for long periods of time, you may need to stop taking this medication for a brief period of time. Any surgeon or doctor who treats you must be aware that you're taking contraceptives for birth.When you are taking birth control pills, you'll be required to see your physician often.Keep this medication at a cool, dry temperature away from heat and moisture.

What happens if I overdose?

Follow the directions for use by your doctor on your medication. In the event of a missed pill, you increase the likelihood of becoming pregnant.If you do not take the active dose, you should take two pills the next day you can remember. Then, take one pill a day throughout the remainder of the package.If you do not take two active tablets in succession, you should take two pills a day for two days. Take one pill per day throughout the remainder of the package. You should use backup birth control for up to 7 consecutive days after the missing pills.If you take three active tablets in consecutive days, don't take the pills you missed. Keep taking one pill a day in accordance with the label on the pill, and then leave the pills you missed in the box. You might experience bleeding or spotting when you do not take three pills in the same row. Take a backup birth control pill during the following 7 days.If you don't remember to take a reminder pill, discard it and continue taking one pill a day until your pack is full. There is no need for backup birth control pills if you fail to take the pill that reminds you. If your menstrual cycle does not start when you take the reminder pills, consult your doctor since you may be pregnant.

What happens when I consume too much?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. The symptoms of an overdose can include nausea and vaginal bleeding.

What should be avoided?

Don't smoke when taking birth pills to prevent pregnancy, especially if you are over 35 years old.Birth control pills do not safeguard you from sexually transmitted illnesses, including HIV and AIDS. Utilising a condom is the only way to shield yourself from these illnesses.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications may affect birth control pills, such as medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medications can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. efficient, which could cause pregnancy. Inform your doctor about all of your current medications and any medication you begin or stop taking.




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