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Generic Loestrin Fe - 1/20

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CBDO-0300-12-GMC-02
$26.00
FSA and HSA Eligible

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Just upload a photo of your prescription after checkout. You can also text us a picture of your prescription or prescription label to 561-619-5169. We will call your doctor to confirm the prescription or he can "escript"(send electronically) it to our pharmacy at Mint Pharmacy and Skin Clinic, 1201 US Hwy 1 Ste 305C, North Palm Beach Florida.
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Generic Loestrin Fe 1/20 is an ultra-low-dose combination oral contraceptive containing 1mg norethindrone acetate (a progestin) and 20mcg ethinyl estradiol (an estrogen) in the first 21 pills. The last seven pills contain ferrous fumarate (iron) 75mg. The iron is a supplement but does not play a role in pregnancy prevention. 28 pills per pack.

Please note: We cannot provide telemedicine for birth control in SC.

Generic Loestrin Fe - 1/20 - Birth Control Plus Iron

Loestrin Fe 1/20 is a brand name birth control pill containing norethindrone eth-estra fe. In addition to preventing pregnancy, it may reduce the heaviness of periods and lessen the amount of bleeding. The extra dose of iron in the inactive reminder pills may help offset low iron levels that may result from heavy bleeding if the bleeding is not lessened.

FDA-approved generics of Loestrin Fe 1/20 include Microgestin Fe 1/20, Tarina Fe 1/20, Blisovi Fe 1/20, Larin Fe 1/20, Junel Fe 1/20 and Gildess Fe 1/20.

Recommended dosages to treat iron deficiency are higher than 75mg, usually 150-200mg. However, 75mg of iron is higher than the RDA of iron, so your physician will determine if these iron pills are right for you. Reminder pills also help continue the habit of taking a pill every day.

Microgestin Fe 1/20 belongs to a category of birth control pills known as combination pills because it contains an estrogen and a progestin. It's also classified as "monophasic," because the potency of each active pill remains the same throughout the cycle.

How Does Norethindrone Eth-Estra Fe 1/20 work?

Like other progestin-estrogen birth control pills Norethindrone Eth-Estra Fe 1/20:

  • Prevents ovulation
  • Reduces the chance of the sperm reaching the egg by thickening cervical mucus
  • Thins the uterine lining which reduces the ability egg attachment.

What Are The Benefits of Low-Dose Birth Control Pills?

Low-dose and ultra-low-dose birth control pills may be more tolerable for women who have had side effects from higher doses of estrogen in other birth control pills. Women can expect lighter periods with low-dose and ultra-low-dose birth control pills.

There are three categories of COC: standard dose, low-dose, and ultra-low-dose. A standard dose birth control pill may have between 35-40 micrograms of estrogen. Birth control pills that have 35 micrograms or less of estrogen are considered "low dose". Ultra-low-dose birth control pills contain 20mg or less of estrogen.

What Are Off-Label Uses For Norethindrone Eth-Estra Fe 1/20?

  • Help normalize periods
  • Help relieve painful periods
  • Reduce risk of ovarian cysts
  • Treat severe acne

Possible Side Effects of Microgestin Fe Include:

  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Breast tenderness or swelling
  • Darkening of facial skin
  • Increased hair growth on the body
  • Loss of hair on the scalp
  • Changes in weight or appetite
  • Problems with contact lenses
  • Vaginal itching
  • Menstrual period changes
  • Decreased libido

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,

Norethindrone Eth-Estra Fe 1/20 should not be used during pregnancy. 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 find out when it is safe to start using birth control that contains a form of estrogen, such as this medication.

Possible side effects of Norethindrone Eth-Estra Fe 1/20:

  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Breast tenderness or swelling
  • Darkening of facial skin
  • Increased hair growth on the body
  • Loss of hair on the scalp
  • Changes in weight or appetite
  • Problems with contact lenses
  • Vaginal itching
  • Menstrual period changes
  • Decreased libido

This medication may decrease breast milk production. A small amount passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Using this medication does not protect you or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases (such as HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia).

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.

This Product Is FSA/HSA Eligible

Score! You may purchase this product by simply using your FSA/HSA debit card at checkout.

How Do I Use My FSA/HSA Debit Card At MintRx?

  • Place all of your qualifying items in your cart. All MintRx prescriptions, including our custom-made medications, are approved for FSA and HSA purchase. Also, use your FSA/HSA debit for qualified over-the-counter items such as at-home lab tests and acne treatments. We've marked each FSA/HSA eligible item with a badge.
  • Make your purchase using your debit card.

What If I Want To Purchase Items That Are Not FSA/HSA Approved?

If you are also buying non-eligible FSA/HSA items, you are required to make a separate transaction.

What Are FSA and HSA Accounts?

FSA's and HSA's are federal programs that make it easy for you to enjoy significant tax benefits for qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses. Each program works a little differently but with each you avoid federal, state and local income taxes on any funds that you use for qualified medical expenses.

FSA tax benefits are administered by your job. Funds in an amount that you decide —within the program limits—are withdrawn from your paycheck without any payroll tax deductions.

Tax benefits with an HSA may be administered that way but there are also other options.

How Do I Use My FSA/HSA Funds?

You can use a pre-loaded debit card or get reimbursed from your FSA or HSA account after you make your purchase or a combination of both methods.

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