What are the side effects of Daphne pills?
Some women may experience side effects such as gastrointestinal disturbances, changes in appetite or weight, fluid retention, edema, chloasma (melasma), allergic skin rashes, urticaria, mental depression, breast changes including discomfort or occasionally gynecomastia, changes in libido, hair loss, hirsutism, fatigue.
Do hormonal contraceptives have any risks?
Naturally occurring estrogen and progesterone stimulate the development and growth of some cancers (e.g., cancers that express receptors for these hormones, such as breast cancer). Because birth control pills contain synthetic versions of these female hormones, they could potentially also increase cancer risk.
What is the use of lynestrenol?
Lynestrenol is a synthetic progestogen which has a similar action to the female hormone progesterone. It is used for the treatment of menstrual disorders caused due to a deficiency of this hormone in the body. It is also used as an oral contraceptive for prevention of pregnancy.
Can I get pregnant while taking Daphne pills?
Yes. Although birth control pills have a high success rate, they can fail and you can get pregnant while on the pill. Certain factors increase your risk of getting pregnant, even if you’re on birth control.
What are the disadvantages of hormonal contraceptives?
The potential disadvantages include side effects such as headaches, nausea, sore breasts and vaginal yeast infections (thrush). The hormones can also cause spotting between periods or lead to mood swings, and may reduce women’s sexual desire. And there is a small risk of blood clots forming (thrombosis).
Can Lynestrenol prevent pregnancy?
Lynestrenol is used for contraception. Lynestrenol is a progestin (female hormone). It works by stopping the sperm cells from entering the uterus, thickening the cervical mucus and preventing the development of female egg. This helps prevent pregnancy.
Are progestins safe?
Along with their needed effects, progestins used in high doses sometimes cause some unwanted effects such as blood clots, heart attacks, and strokes, or problems of the liver and eyes. Although these effects are rare, some of them can be very serious and cause death.
Is it safe to take progesterone?
When taken by mouth: The progesterone prescription products that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are LIKELY SAFE for most people when used by mouth with the advice and care of a healthcare professional.