Rigevidon pills

Rigevidon - estrogenosoderzhaschy contraceptive drug.

Pharmacological action

Rigevidon refers to a group of combined oral contraceptives. Its active ingredients - levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol.

Levonorgestrel is similar in its activity to progesterone, but its potency is significantly superior. Ethinyl estradiol - is an analogue of estradiol.

The application allows rigevidon prevent unwanted pregnancies. Such an effect of the drug sold by suppressing ovulation, increasing the viscosity of cervical mucus, changes in the structure of the endometrium.

Reviews rigevidon confirm that his regular use can reduce the risk of fibrokist chest, ovarian cysts, fibroadenomas, stagnation in the pelvis.

The ability to fertilize is completely restored after 1-3 cycles after the cancellation of Rigevidon.

Product form

The drug release tablets. One package contains 21 tablets containing the hormones and 7 placebo pills that contain an iron salt.

Indications rigevidon

Basically, the drug is used to prevent pregnancy, but there are good reviews about rigevidon, for therapeutic purposes in the menstrual cycle and premenstrual tension syndrome.
  Instructions rigevidon: how to use

Rigevidon as other oral contraceptives, it is recommended to take at the same time.

If a woman takes the drug for the first time, and last month she did not use hormonal contraception, she should start taking Rigevidon on the first day of menstrual bleeding. In the future, you need to take a tablet daily for another 20 days. This is followed by a week break, during which it is recommended to take a tablet containing iron. On the eighth day necessary to start a new packaging rigevidon even if menstrual bleeding has not ended, and the 8th day falls on the same day of the week as the first pill of the reception of the first package.

If you want to go to Rigevidon from another hormonal contraceptive method, do the same.

Women after abortion Rigevidon shows you how to take on the day of surgery or the day after.

Gave birth to a woman who is not breastfeeding, birth control pills can begin to take the first day of menstrual bleeding.

If the next tablet rigevidon skipped, the following must be taken within 12 hours. If it has been more than three days, it is recommended to use additional means of contraception.

In appointing the drug for medicinal purposes rigevidon pattern of use may vary. In this case, you must follow your doctor's instructions.

Side effects of Rigevidon

Against the background of the pills can be felt nausea, headache, intermenstrual bleeding may occur vaginal discharge. Also under the influence of the drug can vary the mood and libido, may disrupt vision, appear conjunctivitis, edema of the eyelids.

Most of these side effects are reversible rigevidon, held shortly after his resignation.

There are reviews of Rigevidon, pointing to the fact that in rare cases it can cause high blood pressure, venous thromboembolism, skin rash, candidiasis, diarrhea, fatigue, changes in the nature of vaginal discharge, hyperglycemia.

With prolonged use, there are side effects such rigevidon: hearing loss, jaundice, increased seizures, leg cramps, hyperpigmentation and skin itching.

 Rigevidon drug


Rigevidon on the instructions contraindicated in cholecystitis, liver tumors, congenital hyperbilirubinemia, hereditary hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular thromboembolic events and severe cerebrovascular disorders, and predisposition to them, in case of serious liver disease, severe hypertension, endocrine disorders, as well as anemia, migraine headaches, bleeding from the vagina of unknown origin, hypersensitivity.

Do not take Rigevidon pregnant women, nursing women and women after 40 years.