|Generic Name||Norgestrel Ethinyl Estradiol|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|20 Tablet/s||US$ 0.40||US$ 8.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.30||US$ 18.0029%US$ 25.50|
|100 Tablet/s||US$ 0.25||US$ 24.5042%US$ 42.50|
Ovral G 0.5 + 0.05 mg is mainly used as a contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy. The active ingredients of the drug are Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestrel. Both the drugs are combined to make an effective birth control pill. The medicine works by preventing the release of a female egg or ovulation from the ovaries. It causes changes in the uterine and cervical lining. This makes the cervical mucus more viscous making it harder for male sperms to reach the uterus. It also makes it harder for a fertilized egg to get attached to the uterus wall.
Use the Ovral G only for the purpose specified and not for any other purpose. There are certain drugs which may interact with Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestrel and increase or decrease the effectiveness of the medicine. Some of such medicines are an antibiotic or tuberculosis medication, HIV drugs, Phenobarbital, St John’s Wort, tranexamic acid, or tizanidine. This is not a complete list that may interact. There are other medicines as well. You must inform your doctor about the medicines that you are taking currently to avoid any drug interaction.
Some of the common side effects that one might experience after using the medicine are headache, nausea, vomiting, bloating, breast tenderness, unexpected weight changes, swelling in limbs, vaginal spotting, missed or irregular periods. These side effects may subside after some time. If the side effects continue then you must get in touch with your doctor. Some of the serious side effects of the medicine include deep vein thrombosis, stroke, heart attack, sudden breath shortness, jaw or left arm, pain in the chest, unexpected sweating, sudden giddiness or fainting, confusion, bloody cough, migraines, vision or speech problems. You must get in touch with your doctor in case of the above serious side effects. This is not a complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well.
Your doctor will fix the dosage of Ovral G 0.5 + 0.05 mg and it needs to be followed strictly for the medicine to function properly. The first pill needs to be taken on the first day of the period or on the first Sunday after that. One pill needs to be taken every day and it is to be ensured that there is a gap of 24 hours between two pills. The birth control pill is to be taken for the entire prescribed period and should not be stopped in between as it may lead to adverse effect in the body. In case of the missed dose, you must take two medicine on the day you remember After that continue with taking one pill each day. If you skip two pills in the first and the second week, then have two pills each day for two consecutive days. After that continue with taking one pill each day. If two pills are skipped in the third week as well then discard the rest of the pills and start with a new pack the same day if you are a Day 1 starter. If you have started the pill on Sunday, then continue the pill till Sunday and then open a new pack that day and discard the old one.