Prevent unwanted pregnancies now easily: if you regularly take hormonal contraceptives, that this threat will not exist. But it is in regular use every day at the same time - Statistical almost half of women during the menstrual cycle allow omission of the drug, which significantly reduces its efficiency.
The mechanism of action regulon
Regulon - a monophasic combined contraceptive, which is produced by the well-known Hungarian pharmaceutical company Gedeon Richter. Combined regulon is because it contains two types of hormones - ethinyl estradiol (it is a synthetic analogue of the female sex hormone estradiol - one of the estrogen) and desogestrel (the analogue of the female hormone progesterone).
Monophasic regulon called because, unlike the natural menstrual cycle, which consists of two phases regulon during its reception with the hormone maintains a constant state of the female reproductive system, i.e. one phase. When the action stops regulon, comes menstrualnopodobnoe bleeding.
The mechanism of action regulon as well as other modern hormonal contraceptives, based on the fact that a large number of female hormones inhibit the pituitary hormone that naturally stimulates the maturation of the egg in the ovary and its exit from the ovary (ovulation). With proper reception regulon ovulation
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It does not occur, so pregnancy does not occur.
In regulon there are additional ways to protect against unwanted pregnancy - is increasing under the influence of hormones - progesterone analogues
Progesterone - norm and pathology
viscosity mucus, which is in the cervical canal. Through such an obstacle difficult to pass sperm. In addition, under the influence of hormones changes the state of the mucous membrane of the uterus and the fertilized egg is difficult to attach to it.
All these mechanisms are responsible for the high efficacy of the drug. It was found that if all the rules of 100 women taking the pills for a year pregnancy comes to 0, 05 cases (Pearl Index).
With proper reception regulon can normalize metabolic processes in the body and stop the loss of blood during menstruation.
How to take hormonal contraceptive regulon
Hormonal contraceptive regulon is produced by 21 tablet package. Women should start taking this medicine on the first day of the menstrual cycle
The days of the menstrual cycle: Four phases
(the first day of menstruation) and taken daily at one and the same time for 21 days. Irregular pills reduces and nullifies the contraceptive properties of the drug. Allowed the delay in taking pills no more than 12 hours. If this break more, require additional methods of contraception. After 21 days is one week break in administration of hormones, causing bleeding occurs menstrualnopodobnoe. After 7 days, even if the bleeding has ended, you must start taking regulon from a new package.
With regulon can delay the onset of menstruation. To do this, simply do not need to do tablet-free interval, and after a single package immediately start taking the other. But in this case, all the same features as spotting or breakthrough bleeding. More than two cycles of such a method can not be repeated. Often prevent the onset of menstruation is also impossible.
When a woman is contraindicated to use regulon
Regulon, like most hormonal contraceptives, has many side effects, so it is impossible to begin to take on their own. Before the appointment of regulon obstetrician should carefully examine the woman and then pick it most suitable contraceptive.
Admission regulon is contraindicated in:
- if bleeding disorders - the propensity to thrombosis, including venous insufficiency, and coronary heart disease;
- high blood pressure;
- for migraines that are accompanied by a temporary violation of the sensitivity of certain areas of the body or movement disorders;
- diabetes, inflammation of the pancreas and disorders of lipid metabolism - increases the risk of thrombosis;
- in severe liver diseases in violation of its functions;
- if ever there was jaundice, severe itching, or hearing loss when receiving glucocorticoid tools (GCS);
- with the appearance of severe itching and hearing impairment in the background of pregnancy;
- when gallstones or liver tumors now or in the past;
- congenital disorders of bilirubin metabolism - Gilbert syndrome, Dubin-Johnson syndrome, Rotor;
- in all malignant tumors;
- bleeding from the genitals of unknown origin;
- an active tobacco use over the age of 35 years;
- during pregnancy, or if you suspect it;
- while feeding the baby
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- if you are hypersensitive to the components of the drug.
Side effects regulon
By the side effects that require immediate cancellation regulon, are all manifestations of tormbozov arteries or veins, high blood pressure, hearing impairment, severe renal dysfunction and liver, disturbances of sensitivity, severe movement disorders (chorea Sydenham - it goes after the abolition regulon), allergic reactions .
For other side effects of the question of whether to interrupt or continue taking the drug, the doctor decided on an individual basis. This may be various kinds of bleeding and spotting from the genital organs, inflammation, various disorders of the breast, gastrointestinal tract, liver, skin rash, headache, disorders of vision and metabolism.