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Elogen - 0.15mg and 0.02 mg | Generic Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol  

Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol

Elogen is a contraceptive medication that prevents unwanted pregnancy in females. Women who are active sensually but are hesitant to become a mother yet rely on this method of contraception. This method avoids a woman from getting pregnant by preventing the formation of the ovum (a process known as ovulation).  

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Strength Pack Size Unit Price Price Qty card
Elogen - 0.15mg and 0.02 mg  21 Tablets  0.27  US$5.69
Elogen - 0.15mg and 0.02 mg  42 Tablets  0.21  US$8.86
Elogen - 0.15mg and 0.02 mg  84 Tablets  0.20  US$16.64

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What is the mode of action of Elogen 0.15mg and 0.02 mg?

Elogen contains a combination of two hormones namely Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol. This medication works by preventing the ovulation, therefore preventing the release of an egg from the ovary. Femilon also changes the consistency of cervical mucus, making it thicker and hostile for sperm entry, thereby preventing pregnancy.

 What is the dosing schedule of Elogen 0.15mg and 0.02 mg?

Elogen contains 0.15mg of Desogestrel and 0.02 mg of Ethinyl Estradiol. This medication consists of a total of 28 tablets. Twenty-one tablets are hormonal preparations and seven are non-hormonal preparations. Take one tablet of this medication (hormonal one) orally, every day at the same time for 21 days. After 21 days, take non-hormonal pills for 7 days once a day. Do not miss even a single dose of this medication.  In case if you miss a dose of this medication and it has been less than 24 hours then take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not take more than the advised dose to you.

What are the contraindications of Elogen 0.15mg and 0.02 mg?

  • Do not use Elogen if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredient present in this medication.
  • If you are suffering from any renal, hepatic or cardiac disorder then using this medication is inadvisable.
  • In the presence of any bleeding or blood clotting disorder using Elogen is inadvisable.
  • Do not use this medication in case of the carcinoma of the breast or prostate gland or endometriosis then using this medication is inadvisable.

What are the noxious effects seen with the use of Elogen 0.15mg and 0.02 mg?

Noxious effects commonly occurring with the use of Elogen are nausea, headache, vomiting, and heavy menstruation, and weight gain, loss of libido, mood swings, stomach upset and indigestion.

What are the safety measures taken with the use of Elogen 0.15mg and 0.02 mg?

  • Do not consume alcohol and any other sedatives while using this medication.
  • You must monitor your blood glucose levels regularly while using this medication.
  • This medication makes your skin sensitive to the sunlight, therefore, avoid going out in the sun while using this medication.
  •  If it is necessary to step out in the sun then use protective measures such as a hat, umbrella or a sunscreen while using this medication.
  • Do not use any other hormonal preparation concomitantly with this medication.
  • Pregnant women and lactating mothers should stay away from the use of this medication.
  • A woman younger than 18 years of age should stay away from this medication. 

Additional Information

SKU 303
US Brand Name Linessa 0.15mg and 0.02 mg
Strength 0.15mg and 0.02 mg
Generic Name Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
Manufacturer GSK
PharmaceuticalForm Tablet/s
Shipped From India

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