Marvelon

Contraceptive Pill

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  • Marvelon

Marvelon

Contraceptive Pill
From£12.85
  • Medication features

    Marvelon is a contraceptive pill taken to prevent pregnancy. The Marvelon pill prevents pregnancy by regulating a woman’s period cycle and must be taken regularly in order to be effective. Marvelon tablets are available on prescription and are suitable for most women. 

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    Marvelon tablets are available to buy online here at Pharmacy Online. Simply start a consultation with our online pharmacists to begin. 

    • Used for contraceptive purposes
    • For female use only
    • Taken once a day over 21 days

Overview

NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Marvelon tablets are a form of contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. When Marvelon is taken correctly, it is 99% effective. The medication is taken once daily over the course of 21 days, followed by a 7-day break. 

During this break, there is often a breakthrough bleed which appears as a normal period. 

By regulating a woman’s cycle, Marvelon tablets can also help relieve heavy periods, reduce period pain and reduce hormonal acne. Many women also therefore take Marvelon to regulate heavier periods.

The Marvelon contraceptive pill is well suited to most women, however, it is always important to measure weight and blood pressure before taking any contraceptive medication. As these factors can help determine which pill is best for you. 

You can purchase home blood pressure kits or visit a local pharmacy to get a free blood pressure check. You will also be asked questions regarding your health history, including migraines, smoking, family history of stroke or heart attack, and breast cancer.

Other pills may be taken regularly over the course of 28 days without a break. These can often stop regular menstruation from occurring or can help to lighten heavy periods.

Order Marvelon Online

You can buy Marvelon online here at Pharmacy Online, where our online pharmacists are able to offer prescriptions based on your requirements. To get started, simply start a consultation with our team, who will be happy to help assist in finding the right contraceptive pill for you. 

FAQ

  • What should I do if I miss a dose?

    If you miss a dose, you should take your Marvelon tablet as soon as remember. Missing one does and then taking the next dose within one day usually means you will still be protected from pregnancy. 

    However, if you miss two consecutive doses, you are less likely to be protected from pregnancy. In either case, you should consider using alternative contraception methods such as condoms.

  • When to start Marvelon

    You should start taking Marvelon on the first day of your next period if this is possible. 

    If you begin taking Marvelon in the first five days of your cycle, you will be immediately protected against getting pregnant. It is important to note that if you begin taking Marvelon tablets later in your cycle, you will still need to use other methods of protection like condoms.

    Following this, you should continue to take Marvelon for a 21 day period, followed by a 7-day break. You should then continue the process following the 7 day break and repeat the medication cycle.

  • Can I use Marvelon when breastfeeding?

    It is recommended that you wait six weeks after having a baby before using some types of pill. Speak to a member of the team about options available to you.

  • Can oral contraceptives cause breast cancer?

    Some types of the pill have been linked to an increased risk of developing breast cancer. If you have a family history of breast cancer, our dedicated team can help you choose a contraceptive option that is appropriate for you.

  • Does the Marvelon pill cause weight gain?

    Side effects differ from person to person when using oral contraceptives. Weight gain may occur but can be managed with regular exercise and a balanced diet.

  • Will Marvelon affect my fertility?

    Birth control is not shown to affect fertility. Normally, fertility resumes as soon as you stop taking Marvelon or any other contraceptive pill.