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Zovia 1/50

Generic name: ethinyl estradiol and ethynodiol diacetate [ETH-in-ill-ESS-tra-DYE-ol-and-ETH-in-o-DYE-ol-dye-AS-e-tate]
Brand names: Kelnor, Kelnor 1/50, Zovia 1/35, Zovia 1/50
Drug class: contraceptives

What is Zovia 1/50?

Zovia 1-50 is an all-in-one birth control pill that contains feminine hormones that block the ovulation process (the release of eggs from the ovary). Zovia 1/50 can also cause changes in the cervical mucus and the lining of your uterus, making it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus as well as making it harder for fertilized eggs to connect to the uterus.

Zovia 1/2 is a medication used to prevent pregnancy.Zovia 1-50 may be used for other purposes not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Birth control pills

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of a reaction, such as hives, difficulty 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 suffer from:

  • Indications of signs of stroke—sudden weakening or numbness (especially for one leg), sudden intense headache, and slurred speech. Issues with balance or vision;
  • Symptoms of a blood clot: sudden vision loss, stabbed chest pain, being short of breath, and coughing up blood. Heat or pain in both legs;
  • Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain that spreads to your shoulder or jaw, nausea, sweating,
  • Liver problems: lack of appetite, stomach pain, fatigue, fever, dark stools, clay-colored urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • High blood pressure, a severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding in your neck or ear;
  • Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet;
  • Variations in the pattern or intensity or intensity
  • An unidentified lump on the breast;
  • Signs of symptoms of depression—sleep problems, fatigue, tiredness, mood swings.

Common adverse effects of Zovia 1/50 can include:

  • Vomiting and nausea; dizziness and nausea (especially the first time you start taking this medication);
  • Tenderness in the breast;
  • Cutting-edge bleeding;
  • Acne and darkening of the facial skin
  • Weight gain weight gain
  • Contact lens problems

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your doctor for medical advice regarding adverse reactions.You may 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 just had a baby.It is not recommended to make use of birth control medications if you suffer from uncontrolled high blood pressure and coronary artery diseases, circulation issues (especially those with diabetes), vaginal bleeding that is not diagnosed, liver disease, cancer, or severe migraine headaches in the event that you are also taking certain hepatitis C medications, if you are scheduled for major surgery, if you smoke and are over 35 years old, or if you have had an attack on your heart, a stroke, a blood clot, or jaundice that is caused by birth control pills, or breast cancer vaginalif you are taking contraceptive pills, it can increase the chances of developing blood clots, stroke, or a heart attack.

Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the risk of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. You should not use birth control medications if you smoke and are over the age of 35.

Before you take this drug

Birth control pills may increase the risk of stroke, 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 begin taking birth control pills after not taking them for four weeks or more.

Smoking is a major contributor to the risk of stroke, blood clots, and heart attacks. Your risk increases with age and the longer you smoke. It is not recommended to use birth control pills in combination if you smoke and are older than 35.

Do not take this if you're expecting. Stop taking Zovia 1/5 and inform your doctor in the event that you become pregnant or if you do not have two menstrual cycles in a row. If you've recently had an infant and are waiting at least 4 weeks before starting birth medication to prevent birth,

Do not use contraceptives if you are:

  • Untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure, untreated or uncontrolled
  • Heart disease (coronary coronary artery diseases, heart valve uncontrolled disorder, or history of stroke, heart attack, or blood clot);
  • An increased risk of developing blood clots as a result of heart problems or hereditary blood disorders
  • Circulatory problems (especially those related to diabetes);
  • A history of cancer related to hormones, such as breast cancer of the vagina or uterus;
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that isn't being examined by the doctor;
  • The liver, or cancer of the liver;
  • Extreme migraine headaches (with an aura, numbness or weakening of vision, or other changes) Particularly those who are over 35 years old;
  • An occurrence of jaundice that was caused by birth control pills
  • If you smoke and are older than 35,
  • If you take any hepatitis C medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir (Technivie).

To ensure that the birth control pill you are taking is suitable for you, ask your doctor if you have previously had:

  • Heart disease, high blood pressure, or if you're susceptible to blood clots.
  • Varicose veins;
  • High cholesterol or triglycerides, or if you're obese;
  • Depression;
  • Migraine headaches;
  • Diabetic; gallbladder disease;
  • Seizures or epilepsy;
  • Kidney disease;
  • Irregular menstrual cycles that are irregular;
  • Tuberculosis
  • Fibrocystic breast cancer lumps, nodules, lumps, or abnormal mammograms

The hormones contained in birth control pills could be absorbed into breast milk and cause harm to a nursing infant. This medication could also impede the production of breast milk. Don't use it if you are breastfeeding a baby.

How to take birth control pills?

Follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Do not take this medication in greater or lesser quantities or for a longer time than the recommended time.The first dose is taken on the day you begin your menstrual cycle or on the first day of the week after your period starts. You might need to take backup birth control, such as condoms or fertilizer, before you begin using this medication. Follow the instructions of your physician.

Each day, take one pill with no more than 24 hours between. When the pills have run out and you are unable to take another, begin a new one the next day. You could become pregnant if you don't take a pill every day. Refill your prescription before you are completely out of pills.

Some birth control pills include "reminder" pills to keep your cycle on track. The beginning of your period is usually after you take these pills for reminders.There is a possibility that the bleeding will be a breakthrough, especially in the first three months. Consult your physician if this bleeding continues or is extremely massive.Make sure you have a backup birth control pill if you're sick and suffering from severe vomiting.

If you are undergoing major surgery or have been in bed for a long time, you may need to stop taking this medication for a brief period of time. Any surgeon or doctor who cares for you must know that you're taking contraceptives for birth.

If you take birth medication to prevent birth, you'll be required to see your physician 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 by your doctor. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand these directions. If you miss a pill, it increases your chance of getting pregnant.If you do not take the active dose, you should take two pills the next day that you recall. Take one pill a day for the remainder of the package.

If you have missed the two pills that are active in weeks 1 and 2, you should take two pills a day for a period of two days. Take one pill a day throughout the remainder of the group. You should use backup birth control for a minimum of 7 days after the missing pills.

If you are missing two active pills within Week 3, you can throw away the remainder of the pack and begin with a fresh pack the next day if you're a day 1 starter. If you're the Sunday starter, you should continue taking a pill each day through Sunday. On Sunday, toss away the rest of your pack and begin a new one the following day.

If you do not take three active pills in a row during the weeks of 1–2, or 3, discard the rest 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, you should continue taking a pill each day through Sunday. On Sunday, toss out the remainder of your pack and begin a fresh one for the day.

If you take 2 or 3 pills per day, it is possible that you might not have a period throughout the month. If you do not have a period for two consecutive months in a row, contact your doctor since you may have a pregnancy.If you do not remember to take a reminder pill, throw it out and take one pill a day until the pill bottle is full.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency attention or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. Some of the symptoms associated with overdose include nausea, vomiting, as well as vaginal bleeding.

What should be avoided?

Avoid smoking when taking birth pills to control your weight, especially if you are over 35 years old.Birth control pills won't help you fight sexually transmitted illnesses, including HIV and AIDS. The use of a condom is your only method to safeguard yourself from the aforementioned diseases.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications may affect birth control pills. These include prescription as well as over-the counter medications, vitamins and natural products. Certain drugs may cause birth control pills to become less efficient, which could cause pregnancy. Discuss with your physician all the medications you are currently taking as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.



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