Generic LoSeasonique is a low dose, extended-cycle birth control pill taken daily for 91 days. Besides offering an ultra-low-dose of hormones, this pill is popular among women who enjoy having their menstrual cycle only four times a year. LoSeasonique is also sold under the generic "brand" names Amethia Lo and Camrese Lo. Its generic is ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel. Each pack of generic LoSeasonique contains 91 pills and lasts three months.
Generic LoSeasonique: Fewer Periods And Ultra-Low-Dose Hormones
Women who are physically active, travel frequently or experience painful periods and other unpleasant symptoms of menstruation give positive reviews about the freedom of extended-cycle birth control pills like LoSeasonique.
- Menstruate four times a year instead of monthly
- Lighter periods
- 84 pills contain 0.1mg of levonorgestrel and 0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol. Last seven pills contain 0.01 mg ethinyl estradiol
- Four refills annually instead of 12
Does LoSeasonique Prevent Periods?
No, LoSeasonique does not stop all menstruation but women can expect to have one period about every 12 weeks which comes out to four times a year.
What Are The Benefits Of Skipping Periods?
Beyond convenience, fewer periods bring welcomed relief for women whose menstrual cycle triggers debilitating symptoms such as abdominal cramps, extra-heavy bleeding, menstrual migraines, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
How Effective Is LoSeasonique?
Like other combination birth control pills, LoSeasonique is 91 percent effective when taken as instructed according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
What Are Extended-Cycle Birth Control Pills?
Extended-cycle birth control pills, also called continuous cycle, lengthen a woman's menstrual cycle to three months (90 days) up from regular monthly cycles (30 days).
Off-Label Uses For LoSeasonique
- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Ovarian Cysts
- Gonadotropin Inhibition
To ensure that we provide you with the best price, we may substitute one generic for another.
For a complete list of precautions and warning, refer to the information included with your prescription. Always follow instructions given to you by your doctor and pharmacist.
Common side effects of LoSeasonique:
- Spotting or breakthrough bleeding
- Abdominal cramps (dysmenorrhea)
- Yeast infection (vulvovaginal candidiasis
If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. If you have just given birth or had a pregnancy loss/abortion after the first 3 months, talk with your doctor about reliable forms of birth control, and which types are safe for your unique situation.
No contraceptive method is 100% effective. Birth control methods such as having surgery to become sterile or not having sex are more effective than birth control pills. Discuss your options for birth control with your doctor.
This birth control medication does not protect against HIV infection or other sexually transmitted diseases. It will not help as emergency contraception, such as after unprotected sexual contact.
Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise, nutritional supplement program, and/or any prescription or OTC product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.