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Zenchent (birth control)

Generic Name: [ETH-in-il-ess-tra-DYE-ole-and-nor-ETH-in-drone]ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (birth control)
Names of Brands: Alyacen 1/35, Alyacen 7/7/7, Aranelle Aurovela 1.5/30, Aurovela 1/20, etc. show all the 74 brands.
Drug Classes: Contraceptives, sex hormone combinations

What is Zenchent?

Zenchent is a birth control pill that contains feminine hormones that prevent the process of ovulation (the release of eggs from the ovary). The medication can also cause changes in the cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it more difficult for sperm cells to get into the uterus and for fertilized eggs to attach to your uterus.

Zenchent is a contraceptive used to avoid pregnancy. Zenchent can also be used to combat moderate acne in women who are at least 15 years old, have begun their menstrual period, and want to take birth control pills to control their periods. There are a variety of kinds made of ethinyl estradiol as well as norethindrone. The brands mentioned are not all available in this leaflet.

Zenchent could also be used to treat conditions that aren't listed in this guide.

Side effects of Zenchent

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

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

  • Symptoms of stroke—sudden weakness or numbness, a serious headache, and slurred speech. difficulties with balance or vision;
  • Symptoms of a blood clot within the lung: chest pain, a rapid and loud cough or breath shortness, nausea, and vomiting up blood;
  • Indications of a blood clot that is deep inside the body: pain or swelling within one leg
  • Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain, expanding into your shoulder or jaw, nausea, and sweating.
  • Problems with your liver: swelling in your middle, left-sided stomach pain, decreased appetite, dark urine, clay-coloured stool, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • High blood pressure, a severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding in your neck or ear;
  • Depression--mood changes depression, low self-esteem, a loss of enthusiasm for things you previously loved, new sleep issues, thoughts of harming yourself
  • Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet, or lumps in your breasts;
  • A change in the frequency, intensity, or severity

Common negative side effects of Zenchent can include:

  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Breast tenderness, bleeding from the breast,
  • Headache or issues or problems with contacts problems with contact.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician 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 to control your weight if you're pregnant or if you've recently had a child.

It is not recommended to make use of birth control medications if you suffer from uncontrolled high blood pressure or coronary artery diseases, circulation issues (especially those with diabetes), vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed, liver disease, cancer, or severe migraine headaches when you are also taking certain hepatitis C medications, if you're scheduled to undergo major surgery, if you smoke and are older than 35 years old, or if you have had an attack on your heart, a stroke, a blood clot, jaundice triggered by birth control pills, or breast cancer vaginal

Smoking, especially if you are over 35 or taking birth control pills, can increase the chance of having blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks.

Before you take this drug

The use of birth control pills could increase the risk of strokes, blood clots, and heart attacks. There is a higher risk if you suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or are obese. The risk of having a stroke or blood clots is greatest when you are in your first year of using the birth control pill. Your risk of developing a blood clot is also higher when you begin taking your birth control medication after not taking it for 4 weeks or more.

Smoking increases the chance of having a stroke, blood clot, or heart attack that is caused by birth control medications, particularly for those who are over 35 years old.

Don't use it if you're expecting. Stop using Zenchent and inform your doctor immediately if you find yourself pregnant or do not have two menstrual periods in consecutive days. If you've had an infant, you should wait at least four weeks before using birth hormone pills to prevent pregnancy.

It is not recommended to take contraceptives if you suffer from:

  • Untreated or uncontrolled blood pressure and heart diseases (chest pain and coronary artery disease an etiology of heart attack, stroke or blood clots);
  • An increased risk of developing blood clots as a result of heart problems or hereditary blood disorders
  • Issues with circulation (especially when related to the condition of diabetes);
  • an antecedent history of hormone-related cancer, such as breast cancer of the vagina or uterus or cervix;
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that hasn't been examined by the doctor;
  • Cancer of the liver;
  • Extreme migraine headaches (with an aura, numbness, 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 are a smoker and older than 35,
  • If you take any hepatitis C medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir with or without dasabuvir.

Inform your doctor if you have ever suffered from:

  • Heart conditions and high blood pressure, or if you're prone to developing blood clots.
  • Triglycerides or high cholesterol, or if you're overweight;
  • Depression;
  • A seizure or migraine headache;
  • Diabetic, gallbladder disease, or underactive thyroid;
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Irregular menstrual cycles, the fibrocystic breast disorder, lumps, nodules, or a mammogram that is abnormal.

Check with your doctor to see if it is safe to breastfeed while taking this medicine.

How to take Zenchent?

Follow the instructions on your prescription label and review all medication guides and instruction sheets. Follow the medication precisely as directed.You might need to consider using an additional birth control method, for example, condoms containing spermicide, when you first begin using this drug. Follow the instructions of your physician.

Each day, take one pill and no more than 24 hours between. If the pills are empty and you are unable to take another, begin a new one the next day. It is possible to become pregnant if you don't take one pill a day.Some birth control pills include "reminder" pills to keep you on your cycle. Your period usually begins when you're using these pills to remind you of your period.Make sure you have a backup birth control plan if you're sick with severe vomiting or diarrhea.

It is possible that you have bleeding that has ruptured. Contact your doctor if it persists or becomes extremely heavy.If you require major surgery or are in longer-term restorative bed relaxation, you might have to discontinue this medication for a brief period of time. Any surgeon or doctor who treats you should be aware that you're taking Zenchent.

When you are taking birth medication to prevent birth, you'll be required to see your physician frequently.Keep at room temperature, away from heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Follow the instructions on the prescription label and go through all medication guides or instructions sheets. The absence of medication increases the likelihood 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 each day throughout the remainder of the pack.

If you do not take 2 active tablets in one row during the first or second week, you should take two pills daily for two days. Take 1 pill each day throughout the remainder in the package. Make sure to use a backup birth control plan for a minimum of 7 days after the missed pills.

If you fail to take 2 active pills during Week 3, you can throw away the remainder of the pack and begin a new pack on the same day, in case you are a day 1 starter. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a dose throughout the day up to Sunday. When you are done, take out the remainder of your pack and begin a new pack the following day.

If you fail to take three active pills consecutively in week 1, 3, or 3, discard the remainder of the 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 throughout the day up to Sunday. When you are done, take away the remainder of the pack and start a fresh pack the following day.

If you skip two or more active pills or pills, you might not experience any period for the entire month. If you do not have two months consecutively consult your physician because it could be that you're pregnant.If you don't remember a pill, discard it and continue to take 1 daily reminder pill until the bottle is empty.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency attention or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Intoxication can lead to nausea or vaginal bleeding.

What should be avoided?

Avoid smoking when using birth control medications, especially if you are over 35 years old.

Birth control pills won't safeguard you from sexually transmitted illnesses, including HIV or AIDS. Utilizing a condom is the only way to shield yourself from the aforementioned diseases.

Interaction with other drugs

Discuss with your doctor all other medications, including:

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

This list isn't exhaustive. Other drugs can also impact Zenchent, which include prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. There are many interactions between different drugs, which are listed here.



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