The medication cuts out the process by which ovaries release mature eggs. Absence of these eggs and thickening of cervix makes it impossible for sperm to find a way in uterus and cause fertilization. Additionally, the implantation is prohibited with thinning of endometrial uterus lining that supports the embryo. Bleeding will commence when Ovral G regimen is over. For preventing pregnancy again, the user needs begin a new kit from the 29th day, despite bleeding or not.
The woman can choose 21 or 28 day birth control treatment. In 21 days, the users to consume orally an active tablet everyday. The medicines have to be used same time everyday. It is mandatory not to miss any dose to retain efficacy of the product.
The remaining 7 days, the female does not need to take Ovral G. In 28 day course, the female continues the above indication for the initial 21 days. The rest 7 days, the user consumes a tablet every day, and from 29th day, a new Ovral G kit can be started.
The side effects are mild abdomen pain, sleeplessness, breast tenderness, spotting, skin itching, breakthrough bleeding, headache, nausea, mood swings etc. These effects may not last long, and do not affect health negatively.
Certain medicines (anticonvulsants, barbiturates, penicillin, phenytoin, St Johns Wort, carbamazepine, rifabutin, nevirapine, rifampicin, and griseofulvin etc.) must be avoided with Ovral G. Here are the precautions:
- Do not take Ovral G if diagnosed of allergy to birth control medicines, diabetes, history of carcinoma (endometrial and breasts), heart attack/stroke, systemic lupus erythematosus etc.
- Switch to an alternate contraceptive method, if suffering from high blood pressure, thromboembolic disorders, lipid disorders, migraine, or deep venous thrombosis.
- Store the medicines in cool and dry place. Do not let children take the birth control pills. Also, avoid smoking and drinking alcohol, as these may alter the products efficiency.
Who can Use Ovral G?
Women who adhere to the precautions, and are 18 year old or above, not pregnant or with suspected ectopic pregnancy can take Ovral G treatment. If diagnosed with any health issue it is best to confirm with doctor about contraceptive pills suitability.