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We dispatch orders from Monday to Friday. If placed before 4pm, your order will be dispatched the same day. Orders placed after 4pm will be sent the next working day.
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Rigevidon is a combined contraceptive pill. It contains two different synthetic sex hormones; ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel.
To place your order, fill in our brief assessment. Our GP will review this and if Rigevidon is suitable for you, issue your prescription.
Please note, we can only provide repeat prescriptions. Our service is suitable for women who have been taking Rigevidon for at least three months.
Prices include prescription and delivery.
If you need emergency contraception, you can order the morning after pill here.
|3 month supply||£19|
|6 month supply||£24|
Prices include prescription and delivery.
DrEd checks its treatment prices against competitors on a regular basis to ensure it is always competitive. We’re convinced you won’t find the same quality treatment and comparable service for less, but if you do within 14 days of purchase, we’ll refund the difference. All you need to do is contact us and tell us where you found the cheaper price.
The synthetic versions of the female sex hormones oestrogen and progesterone in Rigevidon prevent pregnancy by preventing your ovaries from releasing an egg. The pill also increases the amount of natural mucus that’s present in your cervix (the neck of your womb) so that sperm can’t get through so easily, and it affects the quality of the lining of your womb so that a fertilised egg won’t be able to implant itself properly, also preventing pregnancy.
Rigevidon is a contraceptive pill that’s commonly used to prevent pregnancy. Some women also take it to help with heavy, painful or irregular periods.
There is no difference in the active ingredients or dosages in Microgynon and Rigevidon. They are exactly the same other than being made by different manufacturers.
Women who want to have sex without using a barrier type of contraception like a condom, and women who are experiencing heavy, painful and/or irregular periods. It’s generally suitable for healthy women under the age of 50, and for women under the age of 35 who smoke fewer than 15 cigarettes per day.
You shouldn’t take Rigevidon if:
Rigevidon tablets also contain lactose and sucrose so they shouldn’t be taken by anyone and who has an intolerance to either.
Take Rigevidon just as your doctor has told you to. If you’re not sure you should always ask a doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Rigevidon tablets come in a calendar pack that’s marked with days of the week. Because it’s a monophasic pill, every pill contains the same amount of hormones, so you just have to remember to take one pill every day for three weeks, followed by seven days where you don’t take any. If you’ve taken all your pills correctly, not missed any or been ill/taken medicines that might interact with Rigevidon, you’re still protected against pregnancy in your pill-free week.
Try to take your pill at the same time every day. Some women like to take their pill first thing in the morning or last thing at night so that they remember it.
Swallow the pill whole with a glass of water, It doesn’t matter if you take it with or without food.
Ideally, start taking your pill on the first day of your menstrual cycle (day one of your period) and then you’ll be protected against getting pregnant straight away. If you have a regular length cycle, you can start taking Rigevidon up to day five of your cycle, although if your cycle lasts for fewer than 23 days in between periods, ask your doctor’s advice as you might need to use another form of contraception for the first seven days of taking it.
If you’re reasonably certain that you’re not pregnant, it’s fine to start taking Rigevidon at any time in your cycle, but you won’t be protected from pregnancy straight away so you should use another type of contraception, like condoms, for the first seven days of taking the pill.
You can start taking Rigevidon any time from 21 days after giving birth (if you’re not breastfeeding, in which case it’s advisable to use a different type of contraception until your baby is weaned.)
If you start to take Rigevidon more than 21 days after having a baby, you won’t be protected straight away and so you’ll need an extra form of contraception if you decide to have sex.
You can start taking Rigevidon following a miscarriage or abortion at less than 24 weeks pregnant, and you’ll be protected against pregnancy straight away. If you start to take the pill seven days or more afterwards, you won’t be protected though, so you should use a condom or another form of contraception for the first seven days of taking your pill.
It’s possible that if you’re using Rigevidon for the first time and you’ve not used a similar type of contraceptive pill in the past, you could see some spotting and breakthrough bleeding. You might even be late or miss a period. If you don’t have a withdrawal bleed for two months in a row, it’s unlikely you’re pregnant but take a pregnancy test before starting your next pack anyway.
As with all medicines, Rigevidon can cause side effects. Not everyone will experience side effects from taking the pill. Some of the most commonly reported side effects include:
If you think you are experiencing a side effect from using Rigevidon, even if it’s not mentioned in this list, talk to your doctor. You can also report side effects of medicines via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
You must stop taking Rigevidon straight away and consult a doctor if you notice any of the following:
You must always tell your doctor if you’re taking any other medicines, before you start taking Rigevidon. Many other medicines can interact with it including herbal remedies. Some medicines can stop the pill from working properly, leaving you at risk of pregnancy.
For the full list, check the patient information leaflet that comes with your medicine. Also, ask doctor’s or pharmacist’s advice before you start taking any new medicines while using Rigevidon to make sure that the combination is safe.
If you’re more than 24 hours late in taking a pill, take it as soon as you remember and then:
If you’ve missed one pill
...or you’re only one day late in starting a pack after your seven day pill break, take the missed pill as soon as you remember. You can take two pills at the same time if you need to. Carry on taking the rest of the pack in the usual way and at the normal time, you will still be protected from pregnancy.
If you’ve missed two or more pills
...or you’re two or more days late starting the next pack after your pill-free break, you should take the LAST pill you missed when you realise, taking two pills at the same time if you need to. There’s no need to take the rest of the pills you missed.
Continue taking your pills for the next seven days as usual, and use another form of contraception such as a condom for the next seven days.
If you have fewer than seven pills left after your last missed pill, you should finish the rest of the pack and then start the next pack the following day, without having a pill-free week.
If you have seven or more pills left in the pack when you realise, take the rest of the pack and then have a seven day break as usual.
If you’re sick within a few hours after you’ve taken your pill, you should just take another pill as soon as you feel better. If the sickness carries on and you can’t keep a pill down, it won’t protect you against pregnancy. Treat each day that you’re sick in the same way as if you’d forgotten to take it (see above) and then carry on taking your pill in the usual way as soon as you feel well enough.
If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea which lasts for more than 24 hours, you should keep taking your pill every day but treat each day that the diarrhoea is severe as if you’d forgotten to take it.
Active ingredients: 30 micrograms ethinylestradiol and 150 micrograms levonorgestrel.
Colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, talc, maize starch,
lactose monohydrate (33 mg), sucrose, calcium carbonate,
titanium dioxide (E171), copovidone, macrogol 6000 and
povidone carmellose sodium.
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Our fast, convenient service is extremely straightforward
and you don't need to visit a doctor to use it.
You'll complete a short online health assessment and choose the medication you need. If you're unsure, our in-house GPs can also recommend the best treatment for you.
Our doctors will review your order, issue your prescription and pass it straight to a pharmacist to be dispensed.
Free First Class delivery is included and next day delivery starts at just £3.99. OR you can collect from any Royal Mail Local Collect® at your convenience.
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Orders placed before 4pm will be dispatched the same day.
Available to Collect: Thursday 25 Feb 2016 after 11am
Get an SMS/email to collect from your preferred Royal Mail location
Estimated Delivery: Saturday 27 Feb 2016 - Tuesday 01 Mar 2016
Estimated Delivery: Friday 26 Feb 2016 by 1pm
All of your medication will be delivered in plain, unlabeled
packaging. A signature will be required but it does not
have to be the patient.