Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Natazia
Generic Name: dienogest and estradiol (Pronunciation: dye EN oh jest and ESS tra DYE ole)
What is dienogest and estradiol (Natazia)?
Dienogest and estradiol is a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
Dienogest and estradiol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of dienogest and estradiol (Natazia)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about dienogest and estradiol (Natazia)?
Do not use this medication if you have a history of heart attack or stroke, a history of blood clot or coronary artery disease, circulation problems (especially if caused by diabetes), a blood clotting disorder, breast or uterine cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding, eye problems or kidney problems caused by diabetes, liver disease or liver cancer, uncontrolled high blood pressure, severe migraine headaches, a heart valve or heart rhythm disorder, or if you smoke and you are over 35 years old.
Some drugs can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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