Alesse birth control pill
The Alesse brand name has been discontinued in the U. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the Alesse birth control pill, there may be generic equivalents available. This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Alesse is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.
Alesse may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Important information Do not use Alesse if you are pregnant or if you have recently had a baby. You may need to use back up birth control, such as condoms or a spermicide, when you first start using Alesse or if you miss a dose. Missing a pill increases your risk of becoming pregnant.
Carefully follow the „missed dose“ instructions if you forget to take an Alesse pill. AIDS medications, seizure medications, or barbiturate sedatives. Tell your doctor about all other medications you use. Before taking this medicine Alesse can cause birth defects.
Do not use if you are pregnant. Tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant, or if you miss two menstrual periods in a row. If you have recently had a baby, wait at least 4 weeks before taking Alesse. This medication may also slow breast milk production.
Do not Alesse use if you are breast feeding a baby. Take Alesse exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label. You will take your first pill on the first day of your period or on the first Sunday after your period begins.