Description of the drug
What is Novinet? It is a microdosed single-phase oral contraceptive. The active substance of Novinet is ethinylestradiol and desogestrel. Their content in the drug is highest: in 1 Novinet tablet — 20 μg ethinylestradiol and 150 μg of desogestrel. Magnesium stearate, potato starch, stearic acid, lactose monohydrate, α-tocopherol, dye quinoline yellow (E104), silicon colloidal dioxide , povidon.
To make it convenient for a woman to take pills, on the package they are numbered and marked with arrows.
Novinet is produced in tablets covered with a film light yellow color shell. Tablets are round, convex on both sides, marked. On one side – P9, on the other – RG. There are 21 tablets in the blister. In the package — 1 blister or 3 blisters.
Indications for the use
Novinet are recommended primarily as a means of oral contraception. It is also successfully used for the treatment of functional disorders of the menstrual cycle, painful menstruation and premenstrual syndrome.
When taking Novinet, there is a reduction in menstrual blood loss, normalizes the menstrual cycle. In addition, judging by the feedback of many women, the skin condition improves, the number of vulgar eels decreases.
The method of application and doses of
Novinet are taken inside. Taking the drug should start with the first day of menstrual bleeding within three weeks, preferably at the same time. After drinking the last tablet in the package, it is necessary to take a week break. These days, the next menstruation should begin. On the eighth day, if you’re going to continue contraception, you need to start taking pills again, the first of the next blister (or packaging). The pills need to be drunk, even if the menstrual discharge isn’t over yet. Protect using this scheme, it is necessary until you want to take care.
In the presence of an ovary cyst, Novinet can be used, but regular supervision of a specialist is required.
The first reception of Novinet is recommended to start on the first day of the months. Then you will no longer need to use other contraceptives — cap, condom, ring. It is also possible to start drinking pills from the second or third day of monthly ones. But then it will be necessary to take care of additional methods of protection against pregnancy, as the 100 percent result gives only taking pills from the beginning of monthly allocations.
After the abortion, Novinet is prescribed to take the day of surgery. This will allow you even within the first month after the abortion, to have a quiet sexual life and not to be protected.
A woman who gave birth can start drinking Novinet no sooner than three weeks after giving birth. (But it is possible to protect this remedy from pregnancy only those who do not feed the baby breast milk.) In this case, you may not be protected. If the woman had sexual contact after childbirth, the contraceptive should be postponed until the first menstruation. And before that, during the first week of taking the pill, use a condom or other methods of protection against pregnancy.
It is not recommended to use Novinet in the presence of severe or multiple factors of venous thrombosis, with increased blood pressure greater than 160/100 mm Hg., in frequent migraines, myocardial infarction, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, diabetes mellitus, biliary disease, liver diseases, Gilbert, Dubin-Johnson, Rotor syndromes, otorosclerosis, vaginal bleeding of unclarified etiology, in malignant neoplasms of the mammary glands or genitals, as well as in suspicion of them. Do not use the drug when smoking (if you smoke more than 15 cigarettes per day) and during lactation. The
instruction contraindicates Novinet during pregnancy or suspicion of her.
Among the side actions that may cause taking this medication, arterial hypertension, hearing loss, headache, migraine, mood swings, nausea, vomiting. Blood discharge from the vagina, candidiasis, pain and breast augmentation are also possible, after withdrawal of the drug is often amenorrhea.
Instructions for the use of the drug also contains recommendations for the use of contraceptive in case of menstruation or in case of missing pills .
To avoid forgetting the pills, set a reminder on your mobile phone.
With the help of Novinet, you can shift the period of menstruation. To do this after taking 21 tablets do not need to take a seven-day break, and you should immediately start taking tablets from the next package.
If you forget to drink the medicine in normal time, but less than 12 hours have elapsed, you should take the missed pill as early as possible and continue taking the drug at the usual time. If the skipping time is more than 12 hours, additional contraception will need to be taken care of before the end of the cycle.
Store the drug is needed in a dry, cool place. From the pharmacy, Novinet is released without a doctor’s prescription.
Detailed information about Novinet drug can be found by consulting your gynecologist or with specialists of the Center of Family Medicine “Medep”.