Rigevidon Tablets

Rigevidon is a combined oral contraceptive pill, also known as a birth control pill. This contraceptive treatment is distributed by Consilient and contains two types of female hormones: ethinyl oestradiol, which is a type of oestrogen that plays an important role in the normal sexual and reproductive development in women and levonorgestrel, which is a low dose progestogen that aids in the production of effects similar to those of the natural female sex hormone. With both of these hormones combined into one pill, Rigevidon effectively inhibits follicular maturation and reduces ovulatory cycles through inhibiting the secretion of gonadotropic hormone by binding to the nuclear receptors responsible for progestogen and oestrogen.


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- - 63 tablets (3 months) 12.00
- - 126 Tablets (6 Months) 21.00

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About Rigevidon Tablets

Rigevidon is an monophasic combined pill, meaning each pill contains the same dose of levonorgestrel and ethinyl oestradiol. This helps to dramatically lower the likelihood of pregnancy occurring during sexual intercourse through preventing ovulation from occurring during the menstrual cycle. If you have been prescribed Rigevidon before, you can purchase Rigevidon from Pharmacy Planet with a few simple clicks. Rigevidon may reduce acne, and protect against conditions such as fibroids, ovarian cysts and pelvic inflammatory disease. It will not protect against sexually transmitted infections. Once you have finished the first pack of 21 tablets you have to stop taking the pill for seven days. During this time, it is normal to experience bleeding, but any other symptoms should be flagged up to your doctor or specialist. Once seven days have passed, you can begin your next cycle of treatment.

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What is Rigevidon?

Rigevidon is a combined oral contraceptive, also called a birth control pill. It contains two types of female hormones: ethinyl oestradiol, and levonorgestrel at a low dose. The combined birth control pill prevents pregnancy in three ways via ovulation, thickening the fluid within the cervix so sperm cannot easily pass through and altering the uterus lining, making it less likely to hold a fertilised egg.

How does it work?

The Rigevidon pill contains progestogen (levonorgestrel) and an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol). This mixture interferes with fertilization because it inhibits the pituitary secretion of gonadotropic hormones by binding to the corresponding nuclear receptors: PR A and PR B receptors in the case of progestogen and ER-alpha receptor for estrogen. This activity leads to the inhibition of follicular maturation and suppresses ovulatory cycles in a high percentage. Furthermore, the mixture causes endometrial changes that interfere with the nesting process and induces the formation of viscous and impenetrable cervical mucus that interferes with the migration of sperm from the vagina to the uterine and tubal cavities. The combined effect of these actions determines their contraceptive efficacy, which reaches up to 99%. The metabolism is hepatic and its elimination is through urine and faeces for both active ingredients and their metabolites. Restoration of ovarian function occurs within three months after stopping treatment.

What are the benefits of taking it?

Rigevidon is a contraceptive treatment distributed by Consilient. It is a combined hormonal contraceptive pill that contains synthetic versions of the hormones progesterone and estrogen. These synthetic hormones in the pill work by persuading the body to give up its usual pregnancy preparations.

How do I use it and its dosage?

Follow your doctor's instructions when taking this pill. This will help you achieve maximum effectiveness and limit the risk of side effects.

  • Take the pill according to the prescription.
  • In most cases, this will be one pill a day, starting treatment on the first day of the menstrual cycle.
  • Continue to take the pill at the same time each day, for a total of 21 days.
  • Then rest 7 days without taking the pill, before starting again.
  • Repeat this process every month.
  • The strip containing the tablets is marked with indicative arrows and the day number to help you.
  • You may be recommended to start the treatment on a different day, if you are changing the pill or if you have recently been pregnant. m
  • Do not exceed the prescribed dose.

Side effects & precautions

Like all medicines, Rigevidon can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

These side effects have been reported in women taking oral contraceptives, which may appear in the first months after starting Rigevidon, but they usually disappear once their body has become accustomed to the contraceptive.

All women taking combined hormonal contraceptives are at increased risk of developing blood clots in the veins (venous thromboembolism (VTE)) or blood clots in the arteries (arterial thromboembolism (ASD).

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): Vaginitis, including vaginal yeast infections, mood swings including depression, altered sexual desire, nervousness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, acne, breast pain, enlarged or discharge from the breasts, painful periods, irregular bleeding, absence or decrease of bleeding, changes in the cervix (change in cervical ectropion) and vaginal discharge, fluid retention/edema, changes in weight.

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):

Changes in appetite, high blood pressure, abdominal cramps, bloating, rash, chloasma (yellowish-brown spots on the skin), which may persist, excessive hair growth, loss of hair, alteration of blood fat levels including increased triglycerides.

Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):

Serious allergic reactions (anaphylactic reaction with very rare cases of hives, swelling of the face, tongue, severe circulatory and respiratory disorders), glucose intolerance, eye irritation when wearing glasses contact, yellowish skin (jaundice), skin involvement erythema nodosum (characterized by painful reddish skin nodules).

Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):

Benign or malignant liver tumor, worsening of the immune system disorder (lupus), worsening of porphyria, worsening of chorea (an involuntary movement disorder), inflammation of the optic nerve, blood clots in the blood vessels of the eye, worsening of the varicose veins, inflammation of the large intestine (ischemic colitis), inflammation of the pancreas, gallbladder disorder (including gallstones), erythema multiforme (characterized by a rash with target-shaped redness or ulcers), a blood disorder called uremic syndrome hemolytic -SUH (a blood clotting disorder that causes kidney failure).

Buying Rigevidon online.

You can buy these contraceptive tablets online through one of the UK’s leading online pharmacies, Pharmacy Planet. It's easy and convenient. You will need to fill out a short assessment and the item will be delivered directly to your door. If you want to buy these contraceptive pills online, use Pharmacy Planet