Lessina 28 (Oral)


Questions | Reviews ****

How long to wait after stopping the pill to get pregnant


My husband and I are thinking about getting pregnant this year. I have been on Lessina for almost 4 years and on birth control pills for almost 6 years. We are 22 years old and both in good health. My period is regular on the pill and was regular befo...
by Nicole in Long Isand, New York, 02/06/2006

Side effect or pregnant?


I use Lessina for 3 months now. Never missed any pill and from yesterday I start feeling nipples pain. I didn't see this simptom in "Side effects". Should I stop taking them and check pregnancy test ? Thank You.  ...
by Tatsiana in Millville, nj, 10/24/2006

Use of Lessina 28 during pregnancy.


Would a doctor prescribe Lessina 28 (Oral) to a patient who is pregnant for the purpose of maintaining hormone levels due to obsessive compulsive disorder? Is this safe for the embryo if so?
by JoEllen Hansen in Markesan, WI, 10/23/2006

Lessina 28 (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Lessina 28 (Oral)

Lessina 28 (Oral) Medication Classification

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES (By mouth)

Lessina 28 (Oral) Brandname

Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Yasmin, Aviane, Necon 1/35, Ortho-Novum 7/7/7, Low-Ogestrel 28, Ortho-Cyclen, Femhrt 1/5, Alesse 28, Estrostep Fe, Levora-28, Ovcon 35, Zovia 1/35e, Loestrin Fe 1/20, Sprintec

Lessina 28 (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Oral contraceptives are birth control pills.

When To Not Use Lessina 28 (Oral)

You should not use oral contraceptives if you have ever had an allergic reaction to them or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should not use if you have heart disease or have had a blood clot.

How Should You Use Lessina 28 (Oral)

Coated Tablet, Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • You may take this medicine with food to lessen stomach upset.
  • Keep your pills in the container you receive from the pharmacy. Take the pills in the order they appear in the container.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day. Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If one dose is missed: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Take 2 tablets if you do not remember until the next day. Ask your health caregiver if you need to USE ANOTHER KIND OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins.
  • If you miss two doses in a row: Take 2 pills a day for the next 2 days and then go back to taking one a day. Ask your health caregiver if you need to USE ANOTHER KIND OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins.
  • If you miss 3 doses in a row: Stop taking this month's pills AND USE A DIFFERENT METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins; then start a new cycle of pills.

Proper Lessina 28 (Oral) Storage

Store Lessina 28 (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Lessina 28 (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Lessina 28 (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using any other medicines, such as antibiotics or epilepsy medicine.

Lessina 28 (Oral) Warnings

  • Use a different kind of birth control during the first 3 weeks of oral contraceptive use to make sure you are protected from pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor if you have lupus, high blood pressure, epilepsy, asthma, migraine headaches, sugar diabetes, or depressed mood.
  • If you smoke while using birth control pills, you increase your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. If you have any questions about the risks in using this medicine, talk to your doctor.
  • If you miss two periods in a row, call your doctor for a pregnancy test before you take any more pills.
  • You should see your doctor on a regular basis (every 6 months or 1 year) while taking birth control pills.
  • It is best to wait 2 or 3 months after stopping birth control pills before you try to get pregnant.

Lessina 28 (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Pain in leg (calf), chest, or groin
  • Severe headache, sudden vision changes
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Lumps in breast
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea
  • Bloated feeling or weight gain
  • Stomach cramps
  • Appetite changes
  • Breast tenderness or swelling
  • Tired feeling that will not go away
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Contact lens discomfort
  • Sensitivity to sunlight

Lessina 28 (Oral) Ratings

Overall Rating:

4.0****

 

(based on 1 review)

Effectiveness:

*****

Ease of Use:

**

Overall Satisfaction:

*****

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