Natazia (Estradiol Valerate/Dienogest) is a combination prescription medication that is used to prevent pregnancy. This medication belongs to the class of drugs called contraceptives. It works by preventing ovulation during your menstrual cycle. It also makes the fluid thicker to help prevent fertilization and changes the lining of the uterus to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. Natazia may also make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods, decrease your risk of ovarian cysts and treats acne. This medication does not protect your or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases.
Our Canadian Pharmacy is currently offering the brand Natazia also called Qlaira from United Kingdom manufactured by Bayer. There is no generic available for this medication. Natazia is available as 28 day tablets.
The common side effects of Natazia may include abdominal cramps or bloating, breast tenderness, headache, nausea, swelling of ankles or feet, vomiting and weight change.
Inform your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Dark urine;
• Lump in your breast;
• Mental or mood changes;
• Severe stomach abdominal or pelvic pain;
• Sudden heavy bleeding;
• Unusual changes in vaginal bleeding;
• Unusual tiredness;
• Yellowing eyes or skin
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not take Natazia if you are allergic to Estradiol or Dienogest or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Check your blood sugar regularly if you have diabetes because Natazia may affect your blood sugar. This medication should not be used during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant. This medication may decrease breast milk production. A small amount passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breast-feeding a baby.
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