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GENERIC ALTERNATIVE LISTING - Levonorgestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
0.15mg/0.03mg/0.01mg
Brand medication is not available at this time.

AMETHIA (LEVONORGESTREL/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL)

Amethia Description

Until you know it is the right time to become a parent, your doctor can prescribe a reliable birth control pill for you to suppress ovulation and help prevent an unplanned pregnancy. Amethia or generic Levonorgestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol is a biphasic oral birth control that contains 2 hormones, the first is the progestin and the second is estrogen that is combined in each pill and taken for 84 days in a row. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

For days 85-91, you will take the light blue pill daily that contains a lower amount of estrogen with no progestin. This will give your body a week to rest from Levonorgestrel and allow you to have a period. You may also experience some break-through bleeding between your periods. As soon as you finish the last of the 7 low-dose estrogen pills, begin the next round of Amethia the same way.

Amethia Has Several Defence Barriers to Help Prevent a Pregnancy

Like other oral birth control pills, Amethia works in a few different ways to help stop you from becoming pregnant. It tries to fool your body into thinking it is already pregnant so ovulation will stop. Then it causes changes to your cervical mucus to make it thicker so sperm would have a difficult time trying to fertilize the egg if you do happen to ovulate. Next, the womb lining is too thin and uninviting for a fertilized egg to attach or implant. And lastly, the hormones in the pill affect the movement of your Fallopian tubes which decreases the possibility of the egg being fertilized.

Conditions Treated by Amethia

Women are waiting longer to become pregnant these days due to wanting to be more settled in a career, purchase a house, and be more financially stable before adding to their family. There is no guarantee that oral birth control will be 100% effective. Even with perfect use, there is still about a 1% failure rate.

Human error is one reason for an accidental pregnancy. Forgetting to take your pill every day, and at the same time without fail, is one reason for failure to prevent becoming pregnant. Any illness that causes vomiting or diarrhea can reduce the absorption of the pill and some meds you may be taking can interfere with the hormones in birth control. Break-through ovulation is always a risk no matter how diligent you are with taking the pill daily.

Before Amethia is Prescribed

Take a pregnancy test before you start Amethia. If this is the first time taking this product, use back-up birth control for the first week or more until your body is used to the hormones. Tell your doctor about other medical conditions or allergies you have and list any Rx drugs you currently take or use, including OTC meds, herbal remedies, and vitamin supplements. This will help to determine if Amethia is right for your situation.

Amethia Precautions

Your doctor or pharmacist can explain what to do if you have forgotten to take a pill in order to try and avert a pregnancy. Keep Amethia and other drugs out of children’s reach. Tell your doctor if you are a smoker and over 35 years of age as this can greatly increase your risk for serious health concerns and side effects when taking Amethia.

Possible Side Effects of Amethia

  • Cramps
  • Bloating
  • Dizziness

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