What is Zovia 1/35?
Zovia 1/35 is an all-in-one birth control pill that contains women's hormones that block the ovulation process (the release of eggs from the ovary). Zovia 1/35 can also cause changes to your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus and for fertilized eggs to bind to your uterus.
Zovia 1/35 is a medication used to prevent the occurrence of pregnancy.Zovia 1/35 can also be used to treat conditions that are not mentioned in this guide.
Side effects of Birth control pills
See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,
Birth control pills can result in serious adverse effects. Take birth control pills off your list and consult your physician immediately if you experience:
- Symptoms of stroke, sudden weakening or numbness (especially on the opposite side) or sudden, extreme headache and slurred speech. Issues with balance or vision;
- Symptoms of a blood clot: sudden vision loss, stabbing chest pain, feeling tired, and coughing up blood. Discomfort or warmth in both legs;
- Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain, pain expanding to your shoulder or jaw, nausea, sweating,
- Issues with the liver: loss of appetite, stomach pain, fatigue, fever, black stools, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
- Increased blood pressure, a severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding in your ears or neck;
- Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet;
- Shifts in the pattern or intensity of migraines.
- A breast lump
- Signs of symptoms of depression—sleep problems, fatigue, and fatigued mood changes.
Common adverse effects of Zovia include:
- Nausea and vomiting (especially at the beginning of your first dose of the medicine);
- Tenderness in the breast;
- Cutting-edge bleeding;
- Acne, darkening facial skin
- Weight gain
- Contact lens problems
This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Do not take birth control pills when you're pregnant or have recently had a child.
You shouldn't take birth control pills if you suffer from high blood pressure that is not controlled, coronary artery diseases, circulation issues (especially associated with diabetes), vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed, liver disease, cancer, or severe migraine headaches when you are also taking certain hepatitis C medication, if you're scheduled to undergo major surgery, if you smoke, are older than 35, have suffered a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, or jaundice that was due to birth control pills, pregnancy, uterus, or cervix,
If you are taking contraceptive pills, you can increase your chances of developing blood clots or strokes, as well as a heart attack.Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the risk of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. You should not use contraceptives if you smoke and are older than 35.
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. Your risk of suffering from a stroke or blood clot is greatest when you are in your first year of using birth control pills. The risk increases when you start taking birth control pills after not taking them for 4 weeks or more.
Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the risk of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. Your risk increases with age and the longer you smoke. Do not take a combination of birth control medications if you smoke and are older than 35.
Do not use it if expecting Stop taking Zovia 1/35 and inform your doctor if you are pregnant or have missed two menstrual cycles in a row. If you've had a child and are waiting at least 4 weeks before starting birth medication to control your birth,
Do not use contraceptives if you are:
- Untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure, untreated or uncontrolled
- Heart disease (coronary arterial disease of the heart valve that is not controlled or the history of stroke, heart attack, or a blood clot);
- An increased risk of developing blood clots because of an issue with your heart or hereditary blood disorder
- Circulatory problems (especially when due to diabetes);
- A history of cancer related to hormones, such as breast cancer, vaginal cancer, or uterine/cervical cancer;
- Vaginal bleeding that is unusual and has not been examined by the doctor;
- The liver, or cancer of the liver;
- Extremely severe headaches due to migraine (with an aura, numbness or weakening of vision, or other changes), particularly when you are older than 35 years old.
- The history of jaundice triggered by birth control pills
- If you are a smoker and older than 35,
- If you take any hepatitis C medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir (Technivie).
To ensure that your birth control pills are suitable for you, ask your doctor if you've previously had:
- Heart disease, high blood pressure, or if you're susceptible to developing blood clots.
- Varicose veins;
- High cholesterol or triglycerides, or if you're overweight;
- Migraine headaches;
- Diabetic; gallbladder disease;
- Seizures or epilepsy;
- Kidney disease;
- Irregular menstrual cycles that are irregular;
- Fibrocystic cancer of the breast lumps, nodules, or a mammogram that is abnormal.
The hormones contained in birth control pills could get into breast milk and harm nursing babies. The medication can also reduce the production of breast milk. Don't use it if you are breastfeeding a child.
How to take birth control pills?
Follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Don't take this medication in greater or lesser quantities or for a longer time than prescribed.
The first medication is taken on the day you begin your menstrual cycle or on the first day of the week after your period starts. It is possible to require backup birth control like condoms or spermicide when you first begin taking this medication. Follow the instructions of your physician.
You should take one pill a day for at least 24 hours. When the pills have run out 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. Refill your prescription prior to the time you have run out of pills completely.
Certain birth control pills include "reminder" pills to keep your cycle on track. Your period usually begins after you take these pills to remind you of your period.There is a possibility that the bleeding will be a breakthrough, especially in the first three months. Consult your physician if the bleeding persists or becomes very large.Make sure you have a backup birth control plan if you're sick and suffering from severe vomiting or diarrhea.
If you are undergoing 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 should be aware that you're taking birth control pills to control your birth.When you are taking birth control medication to control your birth, you will have to visit your doctor often.Place this medication in a safe place at room temperature, away from heat and humidity.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Follow the instructions for patients provided with your medication. Consult your physician or pharmacist if you don't understand these directions. If you miss a pill, it increases your chance of getting pregnant.If you have missed an active medication, you should take two pills the next day if you can remember. Then, take one pill each day throughout the remainder of the regimen.
If you have missed two active tablets in a row during weeks 1 and 2, you should take two pills daily for two days. Take one pill a day throughout the remainder of the group. You should use backup birth control for at least 7 days after the missing pills.
If you fail to take two active pills consecutively within Week 3, you can throw away the remainder of the pack and begin a new pack on the same day, when you are a day 1 starter. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a dose every day through Sunday. When you are done, take away the remainder of the pack and begin a fresh one for the day.
If you fail to take three active pills in a row during the weeks of 1–2, or 3, discard the remainder of your pack and begin a new pack the following day if you're an active day 1 starter. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a dose every day through Sunday. On Sunday, toss out the remainder of your pack and begin a fresh one the following day.
If you take 2 or 3 pills per day, it is possible that you might not experience a period for the rest of the month. If you don't have your period for more than two consecutive months, consult your physician because there is a possibility that you are pregnant.
If you do not remember to take a reminder pill, discard it and continue to take one pill a day until your pack is full.
What happens if I overdose?
For medical emergencies, seek emergency attention or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. The symptoms of an overdose can include vomiting, nausea, and 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 do not help you fight sexually transmitted illnesses, including HIV and AIDS. Utilizing a condom is the only way to shield yourself from the aforementioned diseases.
Interaction with other drugs
Other drugs can affect birth control pills, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain medications can cause birth control pills to become less efficient, which could cause pregnancy. Inform your doctor about all of your current medications as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.