Birth control pills

i placed an order, how does this work?

Since this treatment is a prescription medication, after you place your requested order you will be prompted to complete a medical assessment and complete an online visit with a doctor, who will recommend the best course of treatment for you. You can find more info about the independent doctors accessible through our platform and care delivery here.

who can take this medication?

This is a prescription medication and can only be purchased if you have completed an online visit with a physician and the physician has written a prescription for this product. Birth control available through hers is only for women and only recommended for patients aged 18-50. For more specific restrictions or medical advice, please consult with your doctor using our secure messaging platform.

what’s the recommended dosage?

For all questions related to your rx prescription, please consult with your doctor using our secure messaging platform, or contact the pharmacy directly to speak to your pharmacist. You can find their contact information on your bottle or packs.

how do I take it?

All birth control options above are oral contraceptives, typically ingested as one pill per day. Please check your prescription for instructions.

what are the potential side-effects?

Common side effects:

Nausea, breast tenderness, bloating, and mood changes. These typically improve within two to three months without treatment.

Bleeding between periods – Irregular bleeding, also called "breakthrough bleeding" or "spotting," is particularly common during the first few months of taking the pill. It almost always resolves without any treatment within two to three months. Forgetting a pill can also cause breakthrough bleeding.

Taking birth control pills does NOT cause weight gain.

Less common side-effects (serious - if you are experiencing any of the following, please discontinue use immediately and call 9-1-1 or head to your nearest hospital):

abdominal pain, chest pain, severe headaches, eye problems, or severe leg pain. These could be symptoms of several serious conditions including heart attack, blood clot, stroke, and liver or gallbladder disease.

You can find more info about birth control, like how these products works and what you can expect, here.

Was this article helpful?
24 out of 41 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request

Comments

0 comments

Article is closed for comments.