Rigevidon

  • Contains oestrogen and progestogen
Rigevidon
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Rigevidon is a combined oral contraceptive pill, consisting of low doses of estrogen and progesterone. They can result in lighter, more manageable periods and so are sometimes prescribed for women who have heavy, painful or irregular periods.

It is not suitable during breast feeding.
Tablets are taken orally by swallowing whole with water, once daily for 21 days, followed by a 7-day break.

When starting Rigevidon, the first tablet should be taken on the first day of your cycle (that is, the first day of your period). If you start Rigevidon on the first day of your period you are immediately protected against pregnancy.

If you are already on a different pill, then Rigevidon should be started on the day after you finish your last pack of your current pill. If you are taking a progestogen-only Pill (‘mini Pill’), start Rigevidon on the first day of bleeding, even if you have already taken the progestogen-only Pill for that day. You will have contraceptive cover straight away.

If you have recently had a baby, Rigevidon should be taken 21 days after delivery as long as you are fully mobile and recovered. For the first 7 days of taking Rigevidon, you will need additional contraception (e.g. condoms) to protect against pregnancy. You should contact your doctor if you have experienced miscarriage or abortion.
As a combined pill, Rigevidon is a very effective form of contraception when taken as directed.
Some common side effects can include nausea, stomach pain, headache, breast tenderness, increased weight and fluid retention, mood changes, change in sex drive, breakthrough bleeding and changes in vaginal discharge.
Quantity Price
63 Pills £14.99
126 Pills £19.99

 
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