Zovia 1/35E Side Effects, Overdose and Pregnancy Information
Zovia 1/35E is used to prevent pregnancy, regulate menstrual periods as well as in the treatment of acne in women 15 and older. Main ingredients in Zovia 1/35E are Estrogen (low dose) plus Progestin (high dose). Zovia 1/35E is a synthetic
form of female sex hormones produced naturally in the body, progestin, and
estrogen. Zovia 1/35E curbs 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. Zovia 1/35E for acne is taken just as it would be for contraception.
Contraceptive drugs like Zovia 1/35E are associated with risks. These risks increase in women over age 35, smokers and who have hypertension.
Zovia 1/35E Side Effects
Zovia 1/35E side effects include abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, acne, fluid retention, bloating, blood clots, chest pain, hair
loss, headache, and heart attack. Other Zovia 1/35E side effects may include high blood pressure, kidney problem,
migraine, leg pain, nausea, sex drive changes, skin discoloration, stroke,
vomiting, and weight gain or loss.
Zovia 1/35E Side Effects Reporting
If you experience any Zovia 1/35E 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.
ZOVIA 1/35E WARNING
Avoid using contraceptives including Zovia 1/35E 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 Zovia 1/35E. The risk is even greater in
women over 35.
Avoid using Zovia 1/35E if you have had an allergic reaction to any oral
Avoid Zovia 1/35E if you are a migraine sufferer.
Avoid taking Zovia 1/35E if you or someone in your family has ever had
breast cancer or cancer of the reproductive system or liver problems.
Avoid Zovia 1/35E if you have or ever had a stroke, heart disease, liver
disease, chest pain, or blood clots.
Avoid Zovia 1/35E if you have had pregnancy related jaundice or jaundice
resulting from previous use of any oral contraceptives.
Avoid Zovia 1/35E if you have experienced abnormal vaginal bleeding.
ZOVIA 1/35E CAUTION
Zovia 1/35E should be used with caution if you are:
-Have liver, heart, gallbladder, kidney, or
-Have high blood pressure
or heart attack in the past
-Family history of breast
cancer or other cancers
-Zovia 1/35E does not protect against HIV (AIDS), or
-If you experience abdominal pain, contact your physician
-In rare cases, oral contraceptives like Zovia 1/35E may cause
benign liver tumors.
ZOVIA 1/35E INTERACTION
Check with your physician before combining Zovia 1/35E with the following:
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
Herbs like Black Cohosh, Milk Thistle, and St. John's Wort.
ZOVIA 1/35E DOSES
Consult your physician or the instructions in the drug package. For
maximum effectiveness, Zovia 1/35E tablets must be taken exactly as prescribed
and at intermissions not exceeding 24 hours.
ZOVIA 1/35E OVERDOSE
Symptoms of Zovia 1/35E overdose may include nausea, vomiting, and
withdrawal bleeding. In case of Zovia 1/35E overdose, seek medical attention right away.