Desogen (ethinyl oestradiol associate degreed desogestrel) contains a mixture of feminine hormones that forestallorganic process (the unleash of associate degree egg from an ovary). This drugs additionally causes changes in your cervical secretion and female internal reproductive organ lining, creating it tougher for gamete to achieve thewomb and tougher for a animate being to connect to the womb.

Desogen could be a contraception pill used for contraceptive method to forestall maternity.

Desogen may additionally be used for functions unlisted during this medication guide.

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  • Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Desogen: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

    Stop using Desogen and call your doctor at once if you have:

    signs of a stroke - sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;
    signs of a blood clot in the lung - chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood;
    signs of a blood clot in your leg - pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;
    heart attack symptoms - chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating;
    liver problems - severe stomach pain, fever, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
    a change in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches;
    swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
    a breast lump; or
    symptoms of depression - sleep problems, weakness, tired feeling, mood changes.
    Common Desogen side effects may include:

    light vaginal bleeding or spotting;
    problems with contact lenses;
    nausea (especially when you first start taking this medicine), vomiting, bloating;
    changes in weight or appetite;
    breast tenderness or swelling;
    freckles or darkening of facial skin, increased hair growth, loss of scalp hair;
    headache; or
    vaginal itching or discharge.
  • Counting the first day of menstruation as "Day 1", the first white tablet should be taken on the first day of menstrual bleeding. Tablets are then taken sequentially without interruption as follows: One white tablet daily for 21 days, then one green (inactive) tablet daily for 7 days. For all subsequent cycles, the patient then begins a new 28-tablet regimen on the next day after taking the last green (inactive) tablet. [If switching directly from another oral contraceptive, the first white tablet should be taken on the same day that a new pack of the previous oral contraceptive would have been started.] If a patient misses 1 white tablet, she should take the missed tablet as soon as she remembers. If the patient misses 2 consecutive white tablets in Week 1 or Week 2, the patient should take 2 tablets the day she remembers and 2 tablets the next day; thereafter, the patient should resume taking 1 tablet daily until she finishes the cycle pack. The patient should be instructed to use a back-up method of birth control (such as condoms or spermicide) if she has intercourse in the 7 days after she restarts her pills. If the patient misses 2 consecutive white tablets in the third week or misses 3 or more white tablets in a row at any time during the cycle, the patient should throw out the rest of that cycle pack and start a new cycle pack that same day. The patient should be instructed to use a back-up method of birth control if she has intercourse in the 7 days after restarting her pills. Complete instructions to facilitate patient counseling on proper pill usage can be found in Detailed or Brief Patient Labeling ("How to Take the Pill" section).
  • Birth Control

    Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Yaz is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to treat moderate acne in women who are at least 14 years old and have started having menstrual periods, and who wish to use birth control pills to prevent pregnancy. Yaz is also used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), such as anxiety, depression, irritability, trouble concentrating, lack of energy, sleep or appetite changes, breast tenderness, joint or muscle pain, headache, and weight gain.