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Balziva is a combined birth control with low progestin levels so it’s perfect for women who need a combined pill but get side effects with higher progestin pills.
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Balziva is a combined birth control pill with a lower dose of progestin than usual, but a regular dose of estrogen. It’s the best choice for women who need a combined pill but get side effects like bloating, loss of sex drive, mood swings and tender breasts when they take higher progestin pills. And it works just like any other pill at preventing pregnancy, with an effectiveness rate of almost 100% if taken correctly.
Balziva is very similar to Briellyn, Philith, Gildagia and Vyfemla. And it’s a lower dose version of Necon, Modicon, Nortrel and Wera. So if you get side effects with it, or it doesn’t work as well as you’d like when it comes to managing menstrual symptoms, we can help you find another alternative.
The hormones present in Balziva have three main functions. First and foremost, they stop ovulation, and this solely can prevent pregnancy. But Balziva’s mechanism of action doesn’t stop there. It also prevents the build-up of the uterine wall to keep an egg from implanting there, and makes your cervical fluid thicker so sperm can’t get through. These three factors alone will make it very unlikely for you to become pregnant, and your periods might also become lighter as a result.
Keep in mind that missing a pill or more during your cycle and regularly leaving intervals longer than 24 hours in between pills can jeopardize this process and you might become pregnant. That’s why it’s so important to take your pill every day at the same time.
Balziva only comes in one dose and it’s monophasic, meaning that there are 21 active pills and 7 inactive pills in each pack. The 21 active pills contain 0.4mg of norethindrone acetate and 0.035mg of ethinyl estradiol each.
There are a lot of other pills with the same hormones but in a different dose. Some are monophasic too but with a higher dose, and some are higher in progestin and lower in estrogen. You can also get both biphasic and triphasic pills with norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol. So if you get side effects with Balziva, or it doesn’t work well enough when it comes to managing PMS symptoms, there are other options you can try.
The clinician who prescribes Balziva to you will explain exactly how you should take it and how to avoid making mistakes, and you should always follow their directions. But there are a few general guidelines you can keep in mind when taking birth control:
It may take up to a week for Balziva to work in the body effectively, so until then you won’t be completely protected and can become pregnant. For that reason, it’s better to be safe and use a barrier contraception method, such as condoms or spermicide, for the first week after you start a new birth control pill.
If you forget to take your pill, you should take it as soon as you remember. But if it’s almost time for your next one, simply skip the one you missed and continue taking one pill a day as usual. Keep in mind that the interval between pills shouldn’t exceed 24 hours, so the effectiveness of the medication might lower if you skip one or more pills, or if you take them later than you should. In that case, you should use a barrier contraception method, such as a condom or spermicide, for the rest of the cycle.
If on the other hand you accidentally took more Balziva than you should, don’t worry, you’re likely going to be ok, as there have been no reports of severe adverse effects resulting from taking too much birth control. Vaginal bleeding and nausea are common side effects from birth control overdose, and shouldn’t be cause for alarm. But if your symptoms are severe and persistent, you should seek emergency medical attention.
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