#KnowMoreLiveMore Campaign: Learn more about being a WOMAN

Did you know that almost 66% of Most Unintended Pregnancies occur among WOMEN who were not using any contraceptive and what’s the result of this incidence; mistimed births, induced abortions and unwanted births.

Dianne Salonga Rosqueta

Today, birth control is will known even though the church is against it but in this generation where unwanted pregnancy is everywhere; there should be a method on how we will stop it.

Pregnancy Awareness

 

Women about Contraceptives

A lot of contraception – shaming stems from out conservative culture that contraception will “encourage” women to be promiscuous, instead of empowering her to care for her own sexual health. Often, women are embarrassed by their sexual partners who are uncomfortable talking about sexual health or talk it as a sign of promiscuity rather than common sense.

Dr. Anna Belen Ignacio-Alensuela, MD, FPOGS, Professor, FEU-NRMF Medical Center

Dr. Anna Belen Ignacio-Alensuela, MD, FPOGS, Professor, FEU-NRMF Medical Center discussed the methods of Birth Control and their effects. What I don’t know about pill is that aside from it will prevent you from being pregnant (if your not ready to be a mom) is that there are good benefits of taking oral contraceptives like it will help you to regulate menstruation, fertility, menopause and provide clear skin.

Contraceptives

This advocacy is launched to give women the correct information to help her live life without regrets and to enjoy life to the fullest.

 

Minipil

For Minipil The ideal pill to use for first time users is the the one with the lowest dose. The brand Minipil, is a combination of 100 mcg Levonorgestrel + 20 mcg Ethinylestradiol. (“mcg” is micro gram) It is the lowest available in the market.

Other bands have 125 to 150 mcg of Levonorgestrel and 30mcg of Ethinylestradiol. It has to be noted that low dose does NOT mean reduced efficacy, but it will definitely reduce side effects, especially if it will be the first time to use the pill.

 

Cybelle

For those that have severe acne, chances are the pill with the active ingredients: Cyproterone acetate 2mg + Ethynylestradiol 35mcg will be prescribed. It is prohibitively expensive at Php 656 in Mercury, I guess that is the price you have to pay to get clear skin, the pill is made in Europe after all, however there is brand that is more affordable at about Php 450 in Mercury, that is Cybelle, it is also made with Cyproterone acetate 2mg + Ethynylestradiol 35mcg and also made in Europe.

I guess beauty has a price, but is doesn’t have to be pricey. For Cybelle For girls that have been diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), chances are you have been prescribed a pill with Cyproterone acetate and Ethynylestradiol. It is prohibitively expensive at Php 656 in Mercury, the pill is made in Europe after all. However there is brand that is more affordable at about Php 450 in Mercury, that is Cybelle, it is also made with Cyproterone acetate and Ethynylestradiol and also made in Europe. Cybelle will definitely give you more value for your money without scrimping on your treatment.

Liza

For Liza & Lizelle For girls that have uncomfortable periods or PMS, treating with regular pain reliever is not enough to manage all the symptoms, especially bloating and mood swings! You have to take pills with Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol. Hurry and consult your doctor to best manage this.

However, as they are made in Europe, be prepared as the pills cost anywhere from Php 889 to Php 905! It will certainly cause your mood to swing. I found more affordable brands in Mercury, these are Lizelle, which cost only Php 629 and Liza, which is only Php 600! Same Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol and also made in Europe. If this isn’t a deal, I don’t know what is.

Lizelle

Best to check on your ObGyn as Liza and Lizelle have different doses and number of pills; one of them should be the ideal brand for you. For Liza & Lizelle For ladies that get bloated and gain weight when they take the pill, the ideal pills to take would be with Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol. Consult your ObGyne about you weight concerns when taking pills.

There are Europe made pills that cost anywhere from Php 889 to Php 905 that will help you maintain your weight. It is certainly expensive, but ther are affordable brands in Mercury, these are Lizelle, which cost only Php 629 and Liza, which is only Php 600! Same Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol and also made in Europe. If this isn’t a deal, I don’t know what is. Best to check on your ObGyn as Liza and Lizelle have different doses and number of pills; one of them should be the ideal brand for lighter you.

To know more about the pills that will suit you, consult your ObGyn now!

curlydianne

A barefoot marathoner who loves to cook, loves to travel and chocolate maker. Web content writer and blogger as her hobby. Customer Service Representative by profession and licensed insurance advisor.

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