Mercilon is a combined contraceptive that contains two active ingredients to provide almost 100% effective protection from pregnancy.
Mercilon pills are a good option for women who find that other variants of the pill have caused them to gain weight.
- More than 99% effective at stopping pregnancy
- Able to help treat other premenstrual problems
- Relatively low dose of oestrogen compared to Marvelon
- Each pill contains desogestrel 150mcg and ethinylestradiol 20mcg
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What are the benefits of using these contraceptive pills?
If taken on the first day of your period, Mercilon pills provide immediate protection. It is almost 100% effective at preventing pregnancy and is one of the most convenient methods available, as it only needs to be taken once a day. Additionally, this contraceptive can help to reduce the pain you experience during your period and can minimize painful pre-menstrual symptoms.
This contraceptive is a popular alternative to Marvelon, as it contains a lower dose of synthetic oestrogen, making it more suitable for women who are sensitive to this hormone. The risk of weight gain is also greatly reduced, and some women may even experience some weight loss while using it.
How does this birth control pill work?
Mercilon works in three different ways. It stops ovulation, which means that an egg doesn't get released for fertilisation and it stops the womb lining from thickening enough for an egg to grow in it, should an egg get released. Mercilon contraceptive pills also prevent sperm from entering the womb by thickening the cervical fluid.
Who can take Mercilon contraceptive pills?
Women who can buy Mercilon pills online are healthy, over the age of 18 and want to use it for contraceptive purposes.
Who cannot take it?
You should not consider using Mercilon contraceptive pills if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or think you may be pregnant. People with liver, heart and circulation problems may also not be able to use this medication safely. To make sure that our doctor can assess whether you can safely use Mercilon contraceptive pills, you should ensure that you mention any important medical information, as well as medications you are using, during your free online consultation.
How do you take Mercilon contraceptive pills?
Mercilon pills will provide you with immediate contraceptive protection if you take it on the first day of your period. It can be taken up until day five of menstrual bleeding. If you take this contraceptive after the first day of your period, you will have to wait seven days for the pill to take effect. Mercilon contraceptive pills are taken for 21 days of your period, followed by a pill-free week. You will be completely protected against pregnancy during these seven pill-free days, when you will experience a withdrawal bleed while the additional contraceptive hormones are released from your system.
Are there any Mercilon side effects?
Most prescription medications can cause side effects for people who aren't very tolerant of the ingredients it contains. Some women may experience very mild Mercilon side effects if this is your first method of contraception, but these effects will disappear after a few days. The most common side effects include nausea, breast tenderness, mood changes and breakthrough bleeding between periods.
Can you buy it online?
Mercilon pills are available to purchase from euroClinix once you have completed a confidential online consultation from. This form helps our doctor to make sure that the treatment you have chosen is safe for you to use. If approved, the doctor will issue a prescription which will be dispatched to our registered pharmacy and then sent for overnight delivery.
"Hormonal contraception is used by millions of women to safely prevent pregnancy. euroClinix allows you to order your contraception online, when it’s not entirely convenient to go to your doctor."
Here at euroClinix, your safety is our priority. That is why we only supply genuine treatments dispensed by registered UK pharmacies.
- Genuine medication
- Prescribed by a registered doctor
- Dispatched from a licensed UK pharmacy
If you are unsure which combined contraceptive pill to choose, simply select up to four pills from the table below to compare the features and benefits of each.