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Marvelon is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used correctly and taken over the course of 21 days with a seven-day break. One tablet is taken daily at around the same time making Marvelon an easy form of contraception to ingest with additional advantages such as reducing menstrual aches like cramping, reducing bleeding and flow, and making periods far more predictable.
You can order Marvelon online in either a three-month or six-month supply, skipping the face-to-face doctor's appointment and getting your contraception delivered straight to you, whether that's the workplace or your home. When ordering any prescription medication in the UK, you will need to be issued a prescription slip that can be obtained from OnlineClinic after a few clicks.
The Marvelon combined contraceptive pill is around 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used correctly with other additional benefits including:
Marvelon can also be used in the long-term to reduce the risk of ovarian and womb cancer. When started on the first day of your period, Marvelon will be immediately effective against pregnancy and it is completely easy to take.
At OnlineClinic, you can buy either a three-month or six-month supply, meaning you can cut out the booking and waiting for appointments in person, and repeat order even quicker.
|Short facts about Marvelon|
|How to take||
Marvelon is taken over 21 days with a seven-day break before starting a new blister pack. One tablet is taken per day at around the same time.
|How it works||
Marvelon works in three ways to prevent pregnancy. Firstly, it stops an egg from being release. If an egg is released, the womb lining alters and the cervical thickens making it difficult for the egg to attach to the womb wall and the sperm to reach it.
When taken correctly, at the same time everyday, Marvelon is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used correctly and can also be used to treat acne and heavy painful periods.
There is only one dosage available to buy at OnlineClinic. This is 150mcg of artificial oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and 30mcg of artificial progestogen (desogestrel).
Side effects of Marvelon include headaches, nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness and a change in sex drive (low libido). These are usually temporary effects or mild in nature, but if persistent, you should contact your doctor.
Marvelon contains both oestrogen and progestogen hormones as its active ingredients; the same dosage is in each pill you take. The synthetic hormones in Marvelon are ethinylestradiol and desogestrel, oestrogen and progestogen respectively. They work together to mimic the menstrual cycle and can prevent pregnancy in three various ways.
Firstly, the likelihood of an egg being produced is extremely low as the artificial hormones make the body believe you have already ovulated. If an egg is produced, the alteration of the womb lining makes it difficult for the egg to attach and thirdly, the sperm will find it difficult reach the egg as the cervical fluids are thickened
This threefold method is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used correctly.
Many women buy the combined pill because it is so simple to take yet highly effective. Marvelon is no different:
Marvelon comes in one dosage of 150mcg ethinylestradiol and 30mcg desogestrel, which you can buy in a three-month or six-month supply. This has been known to be highly effective whilst posing minimal risk of side effects.
Marvelon pill side effects are unlikely, and if they do occur, are generally well manageable and temporary (with many women noticing that they disappear after the first three months of treatment). Side effects of Marvelon include nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness, changes in sex drive and headaches. For the full list of side effects, you can check the patient leaflet attached to the right of this page before buying.
There are some precautions of Marvelon to consider before purchasing. If you have or have had:
It's important to remember that no contraceptive pill, including Marvelon, can protect you against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) so if you're not 100% sure about your sexual health, or your partner's, then wear additional barrier contraception such as condoms to significantly reduce this risk.
Note: Decisions about treatment are for both the prescriber and the person to jointly consider during the consultation. However, the final decision will always be the prescriber’s.
|Active ingredient(s)||Ethinylestradiol and Desogestrel|
|Description||Marvelon is a combined contraceptive pill that offers 99% effectiveness at preventing pregnancy|
|Exemption||Subject to medical prescription|
|Available dosage||0.15mg, 30mcg|
|Application||Offering protection against pregnancy for women over 18|
|Usage||Take 1 tablet per day for 21 days followed by a 7 day break|
|Drug class||Combined pill (POM)|
|Alcohol consumption||No influence|
|When breastfeeding||Not recommended, ask your doctor for alternatives|
|When pregnant||Not recommended, ask your doctor for alternatives|
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