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Microgynon 30 ED - welzo
Microgynon 30 ED - welzo

Microgynon 30 ED

Microgynon 30 ED - welzo
Microgynon 30 ED - welzo
Sale price £205.00

Microgynon ED is a type of birth control pill that contains the hormones oestrogen and progestin,...

Microgynon ED is a type of birth control pill that contains the hormones oestrogen and progestin, taken once a day to prevent pregnancy. Microgynon may also be used to treat certain types of acne.


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Microgynon 30 ED as a Contraception

Microgynon 30 ED is a reversible contraceptive pill to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Microgynon 30 ED is a birth control pill that is taken consecutively for 21 days with a seven-day break. Microgynon 30 ED can also help to relieve symptoms of menstruation, such as abdominal pain caused by cramps, heavy bleeding and mood shifts.

What is Microgynon 30 ED and how does it work?

Microgynon 30 ED is a monophasic contraceptive that contains two types of female sex hormones, oestrogen and progestogen. These hormones work to prevent pregnancy by thickening the fluid (mucus) in the cervix, ensuring the lining of the womb isn't able to grow an egg and preventing the release of an egg.

Microgynon 30 ED is not intended for use by females who have not had their first periods or for those who have experienced menopause.

Is Microgynon 30 ED right for me?

If you are looking for an effective oral contraceptive, Microgynon 30 ED may be right for you. However, it may not be suitable for you if you have the following:

  • If you have ever had a blood clot or are at risk of a blood clot
  • If you have severe heart, liver or kidney problems
  • If you have high or low blood pressure
  • If you have ever had a migraine with aura
  • If you are suspected of having breast cancer
  • If you have unexplained bleeding from the vagina
  • If you are taking medication for hepatitis C

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects of Microgynon 30 ED. However, these do not always occur and are mostly mild in nature. But if you experience any prolonged or worrying side effects of Microgynon 30 ED, please discontinue the medication immediately and consult your doctor.

Common side effects include:

  • Stomach ache
  • Weight gain
  • Mood swings
  • Tender breasts 
  • Headaches, migraine
  • Nausea

How to take Microgynon 30 ED?

Always take Microgynon 30 ED exactly as prescribed by your doctor or advised by the pharmacist. 

  • Microgynon 30 ED should be taken every day for 21 days
  • Take your pill at the same time every day
  • Start by taking a pill marked with the correct day of the week
  • Follow the directions of the arrows on the strip and take a pill every day until you have finished all 21
  • Then have 7 pill-free days
  • Start your next strip of Microgynon 30 ED after the 7 pill-free days, even if you are still bleeding
  • It can be taken with or without food, if necessary with a small amount of water
  • You must not take Microgynon 30 ED if you are pregnant 
  • It is not advised to take Microgynon 30 ED while breast-feeding

Warnings and Precautions

Microgynon 30 ED may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.

DO NOT take Microgynon 30 ED:

  • If you have (or have ever had) a blood clot in a blood vessel of your leg (deep vein thrombosis, DVT), your lungs (pulmonary embolus, PE) or other organs
  • If you know you have a disorder affecting your blood clotting 
  • If you need an operation or if you are off your feet for a long time
  • If you have ever had a heart attack or stroke;
  • If you have (or have ever had) angina pectoris (a condition that causes severe chest pain and maybe a first sign of a heart attack) or transient ischaemic attack (TIA – temporary stroke symptoms);
  • If you have any of the following diseases that may increase your risk of a clot in the arteries severe diabetes with blood vessel damage, very high blood pressure, and a very high level of fat in the blood (cholesterol or triglycerides), a condition known as hyperhomocysteinaemia
  • If you have (or have ever had) a type of migraine called ‘migraine with aura’;
  • If you have (or have ever had) liver disease and your liver function is still not normal
  • If your kidneys are not working well (renal failure)
  • If you have (or have ever had) a tumour in the liver
  • If you have (or have ever had) or if you are suspected of having breast cancer or cancer of the genital organs
  • If you have any unexplained bleeding from the vagina
  • If you are allergic to ethinylestradiol or drospirenone, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. This may cause itching, rash or swelling.
  • If you have hepatitis C and are taking medicinal products containing ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir and dasabuvir or glecaprevir/pibrentasvir 

The above-listed warnings are not exhaustive, please consult a doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you have further questions on the use of this medication or potential interactions with other medicines.


Next Day Delivery Guarantee

All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

Product reviews

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Microgynon 30 ED on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Microgynon 30 ED on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Microgynon 30 ED from the NHS.

Can you get Microgynon 30 ED over the counter?

No, you can’t get Microgynon 30 ED over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Microgynon 30 ED is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Microgynon 30 ED safe?

If you have been prescribed Microgynon 30 ED then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Microgynon 30 ED then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Microgynon 30 ED?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Microgynon 30 ED, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Microgynon 30 ED, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Microgynon 30 ED, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Microgynon 30 ED take to work?

The time it takes for a Microgynon 30 ED to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Microgynon 30 ED may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Microgynon 30 ED?

The effectiveness of Microgynon 30 ED can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Microgynon 30 ED?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Microgynon 30 ED.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Microgynon 30 ED in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Microgynon 30 ED is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Microgynon 30 ED users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Microgynon 30 ED at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Microgynon 30 ED head over to drugs.com for further details.

Can I buy Microgynon 30 ED from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Microgynon 30 ED cost?

The costs of Microgynon 30 ED are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Microgynon 30 ED.

Can I take Microgynon 30 ED for irregular periods?

Yes, you can take Microgynon 30 ED for irregular periods. The pill works by preventing ovulation from occurring, which can help to regulate your menstrual cycle. However, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine if Microgynon 30 ED is the right pill for you.

What should I do if I miss a pill on Microgynon 30 ED?

If you miss a pill on Microgynon 30 ED, you should take it as soon as possible. If you forget to take a pill within 12 hours of when you are supposed to take it, then you should take two pills the next day. However, if you forget to take a pill more than 12 hours after when you are supposed to take it, then you should not take two pills the next day. Instead, you should continue taking one pill a day until you finish the pack. You should also use a barrier method of birth control (such as condoms) for 7 days after missing a pill. This will help to prevent pregnancy.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

How do you take Microgynon 30 ED?

You should take one Microgynon 30 ED tablet once a day, at the same time each day. You can take the pill with or without food. If you vomit or have diarrhoea within 2-3 hours of taking the pill, it may not be as effective in preventing pregnancy. Therefore, you should use a barrier method of birth control (such as condoms) for 7 days after vomiting or having diarrhoea.

Do you have a period on Microgynon 30 ED?

No, you will not have a period while taking Microgynon 30 ED. This is because the pill contains a high level of synthetic hormones which prevent ovulation from occurring. However, some women may experience breakthrough bleeding or spotting while taking Microgynon 30 ED. If this occurs, it is usually nothing to worry about and will resolve itself over time.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Salome Lacovara

It's important to choose a pharmacy that offers a wide range of medication options for various conditions and ailments.

Geoffrey Acey

Microgynon-ED has been a real game changer for me. It's easy to use and has helped me manage my cycle with no side effects. Highly recommend!