Camrese Lo

  • Fewer periods
  • Designed for having one period every three months

Camrese Lo is an extended-cycle birth control pill that contains hormones to prevent ovulation. The medication also alters your uterine lining, making it more difficult for a fertilized egg to attach,,and changes your cervical mucus to make it harder for sperm to reach the egg. As a bonus, those who are on Camrese Lo can have a period every three months, rather than every 28 days.

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Type

  • Birth Control Pills

Pills

  • 84 combined hormone pills + 7 estrogen-only pills

Active Ingredients

  • Levonorgestrel (progestin) 0.1 mg
  • Ethinyl estradiol (estrogen) 0.02 mg

Risks

  • Do not take if pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Not suitable for smokers over age 35.
  • Do not take if you have a family history of blood clots.
  • Increased risk for elevated blood pressure.
  • Increased risk for heart attack and stroke.
  • Increased risk for blood clots.

FAQ

  • How Does Camrese Lo Work?

    Camrese Lo is a pill you will take daily. When you finish the 84 pills that contain the combination of hormones, you will take seven estrogen-only pills, which will prompt your period to start. You should make sure to take your pill at the same time each day, as altering the time of day can reduce the effectiveness of preventing pregnancy. Store your pills in a cool, dry place to maintain their effectiveness as well.

  • Is Camrese Lo Available?

    The cost of Camrese Lo varies, depending on your insurance and which pharmacy you choose. It does require a prescription from a doctor or healthcare provider. At Nurx, we make it easy to get your birth control by partnering with doctors and other healthcare providers in all the states where we offer our services.

    You can get a prescription and have your pills shipped directly to your door discreetly, safely, and securely. We also work with many insurance providers and are working to add more to our list. If your prescription isn’t covered by your insurance or you want to pay out of pocket, we offer generic options that can save you money.

  • What Precautions Should I Take When Using Camrese Lo?

    Before starting any birth control medication, it’s important to discuss your current medications with your healthcare provider, as well as talk about your medical history. Certain existing or family health conditions can cause increased risk when you take birth control, such as blood clots or clotting disorders, high cholesterol, depression, severe headaches, high blood pressure, certain types of cancer, kidney disease, stroke, thyroid problems, liver disease, and cardiovascular conditions. For diabetics, Camrese Lo can also alter blood sugar levels.

  • Are There Any Known Side Effects?

    All hormonal birth control pills come with the chance for side effects, including Camrese Lo. However, most women will have few to no side effects, and those who do experience them tend to have mild symptoms. Some of the common side effects include breast tenderness, elevated blood pressure, irregular periods or spotting, nausea, vomiting, and swelling of the ankles or feet.

    More serious side effects can happen, although they are very rare. These include blood clots, migraines, confusion or dizziness, severe abdominal pain, unusual sweating, vision changes, heart disease, yellowing of the skin or eyes, and changes in your mood. If you experience stroke-like symptoms, such as fainting, weakness on one side of the body, or slurred speech, it’s important to see a doctor immediately.

  • Does Camrese Lo Cause Weight Gain?

    Weight gain is not a common side effect of Camrese Lo.

  • Is Camrese Lo a Combination Pill?

    Yes, Camrese Lo is a combination pill, which means it includes two hormones that effectively prevent pregnancy. When used exactly as prescribed, this medication has a 99 percent effective rate for pregnancy prevention.

  • Other Important Information About Camrese Lo

    Certain drugs can interact with Camrese Lo, rendering them or the birth control pills ineffective. Before you begin taking birth control, it’s important to discuss all current medications with your doctor or healthcare professional here at Nurx. Some of the drugs that are known to interact with Camrese Lo include those used to treat chronic hepatitis C, tamoxifen, aromatase inhibitors, tranexamic acid, tizanidine, and ospemifene. Other drugs can interact with birth control, reducing the effectiveness of pregnancy prevention.