Camila Side Effects, Overdose and Pregnancy Information
Camila side effects include abdominal pain, vaginal
discharge, acne, fluid retention, bloating, blood clots, chest pain, hair
loss, headache, heart attack,and high blood pressure. Other Camila side effects may include kidney problem,
migraine, leg pain, nausea, sex drive changes, skin discoloration, stroke,
vomiting, and weight gain or loss.
Camila Side Effects Reporting
If you experience any Camila side effects not mentioned above you should report it to your primary health care provider or FDA 1-800-FDA-1088 in the United States, Health Canada 1-866-225-0709 in Canada, MHRA 020 3080 6000 in UK, or TGA 1800 020 653 in Australia.
Camila is a synthetic form of female sex hormones produced naturally in
the body called Progestin. Main ingredient in Camilla is Progestin-High Dose (Mini-Pill).
These hormones suppress the pituitary glands
activity thus hindering ovulation; alter the mucus at the cervix opening
to prevent sperm from entering, and their variable levels play a vital
role in fertility in women.
However, since Camila contains only Progestin, it may be less effective
than Progestin-Estrogen combinations. Mini-pills like Camila may cause
irregular menstrual cycle.
Progestin-only contraceptives are linked with an increased risk of
Avoid using contraceptives including Camila if you are or might be
Avoid smoking as it enhances the risk of heart-related side effects in
women who use oral contraceptives like Camila. The risk is even greater in
women over 35.
Avoid using Camila if you have had an allergic reaction to any oral
Avoid Camila if you are a migraine sufferer.
Avoid taking Camila if you or someone in your family has ever had breast
cancer or cancer of the reproductive system or liver problems.
Avoid Camila if you have or ever had a stroke, heart disease, liver
disease, chest pain, or blood clots.
Avoid Camila if you have had pregnancy related jaundice or jaundice
resulting from previous use of any oral contraceptives.
Avoid Camila if you have experienced abnormal vaginal bleeding.
The progestin-only Mini-Pills may cause irregular menstrual cycle and
are considered less-effective than estrogen-progestin combinations. They
are usually recommended for women who should avoid estrogens as well as
Camila should be used with caution if you are:
-Have liver, heart, gallbladder, kidney, or thyroid
-Have high blood pressure
or heart attack in the past
-Family history of breast
cancer or other cancers
-Camila does not protect against HIV (AIDS), or
-If you experience abdominal pain, contact your physician
-In rare cases, oral contraceptives like Camila may cause
benign liver tumors.
Check with your physician before combining Camila with the following:
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
Herbs like Black Cohosh, Milk Thistle, and St. John's Wort.
Take 1 pill daily.
Camila overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and withdrawal
In case of Camila overdose,seek medical help right away.