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Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet
Femilon Tablet

Femilon Tablet

21 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 300.00
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Femilon Tablet Description

Femilon tablet is used as a birth control pill for females. This medicine may change the pattern of vaginal bleeding like intensity, frequency and duration. Femilon tablet is a combination medicine c

ontaining desogestrel and ethinylestradiol. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. The common side effects of this medicine are altered mood, headache, nausea, pain in the abdomen, breast pain and an increase in weight. Do not use the Femilon tablet if you are pregnant or are likely to be pregnant if you are breastfeeding your child and for children below 18 years of age. Always observe and inform your doctor about various risk factors and symptoms related to vascular blood clot formation, liver disease, heart disease, fit attacks before starting this medicine and after taking it.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹255.00
You Save₹45.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDesogestrel(0.15 Mg) + Ethinylestradiol(0.02 Mg)
UsesBirth control pill
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, stomach pain
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Uses of Femilon Tablet

Femilon tablet can be used as a birth control pill for female.

Contraindications of Femilon Tablet

  • If you are allergic to any of the components of Femilon tablet.
  • If you are at a high risk of vascular blood clot formation.
  • If you have a family history of blood clot formation.
  • If you have undergone major surgery followed by bedridden for a long time.
  • If you have/had heart diseases such as a heart attack or chest pain.
  • If you have a history of paralysis.
  • If you have low blood circulation to the brain.
  • If you have a high blood sugar level.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you have dysfunction of the liver and pancreas.
  • If you have tumours of the liver.
  • If you have female-hormone dependent tumours.
  • If you experience unknown bleeding from the vagina, pregnant or are likely to be pregnant should not use this medicine.

Side effects of Femilon Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Altered mood
  • Tenderness in the breast
  • Increase in weight

Precautions and Warnings of Femilon Tablet



Can I take Femilon tablet during pregnancy?
Do not take Femilon tablet if you are pregnant or are likely to be pregnant in the near future.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Femilon tablet while breastfeeding?
Do not take Femilon tablet while breastfeeding as this medicine reduces and changes the composition of the breastmilk.


Can I drive after taking Femilon tablet?
Femilon tablet is not known to impair your driving ability. So, you can drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Femilon tablet?
No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol with Femilon tablet as it interferes with the effectiveness of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience breathlessness or a sudden cough.
  • You are a smoker.
  • You an obese person.
  • You have altered lipid levels.
  • You have liver disorders.
  • You have mood swings.
  • You experience fit attacks.
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Femilon tablet.

Mode of Action of Femilon Tablet

How Does It Work?

Femilon tablet contains two different agents named Desogestrol which is a synthetic progestogen and Ethinylestradiol which is a synthetic estrogen. Both these agents help to inhibit the release of ova...
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Directions for Use of Femilon Tablet

Femilon tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal r...
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Interactions of Femilon Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatments if you are taking fo...
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  • Some antivirals medicines like ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir are not to be used along with Femilon tablet.
  • Taking Femilon tablet along with other medicines without a doctor’s advice can lead to vaginal bleeding and failure of the effectiveness of this medicine.
  • Some fits medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine, and phenobarbital while other tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, rifabutin should not be used along with this medicine without prior consultatio...
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  • Some other medicines like griseofulvin, modafinil and antiviral medicines including HIV medicines are not to be used along with this medicine.
  • Antifungal medicines like ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole are not to be used without a doctor’s advice along with Femilon tablet.

Storage and disposal of Femilon Tablet

  • Store Femilon tablet below 25°C in the original packaging to protect it from moisture and light.
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Femilon Tablet


Symptoms of overdose include cause nausea, vomiting and slight vaginal bleeding, especially in young girls. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Femilon tablet, co...
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Missed a Dose

In case you forget to take a dose of Femilon tablet, then consult your doctor immediately for further advice.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Femilon tablet prevent the chances of developing HIV infection?

A: No, Femilon tablet is to be used as a birth control pill, it does not protect from any sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

Q: Is Femilon tablet a habit-forming medicine?

A: No, habit-forming reactions have been reported with Femilon tablet yet.

Q: I am using Femilon tablet since the last 5 months as advised by my doctor. But will it affect my ability to get pregnant in the future?

A: No data or evidence has been reported for any short-term or long-term effects on your ability to become pregnant in the future after stopping Femilon tablet.

Q: Does Femilon tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, increased weight is one of the common side effects of this medicine. Therefore, it is advised to have regular exercise and healthy food, to avoid weight gain.

Q: Is Femilon tablet a contraceptive pill?

A: Yes, Femilon acts as a contraceptive pill.

Q: When do we use the Femilon tablet?

A: Femilon tablet can be used as a birth control pill for females.

Q: Can I take Femilon tablet for irregular periods?

A: No, you should not take this medicine for any condition without consulting your doctor.

Q: When should I take Femilon tablet?

A: You should take Femilon tablet exactly as told by the doctor. It should be taken in exact doses, frequency and duration as prescribed. You need to swallow it, with water and not chew, cut or break it. You need to take it regularly and at a fixed time for maximum effectiveness.

Q: Does Femilon cause breast pain?

A: Breast pain or tenderness is one of the side effect that can be seen during the treatment. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if you feel it persistently, inform the doctor.

Q: Is Femilon good for PCOS?

A: No, the Femilon tablet is not used to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is an oral contraceptive medicine used to prevent pregnancy. It works by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) and altering the sperm movement in the uterus, further preventing its union with the egg. It also changes the lining of the uterus.
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