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Microgynon to Rigevidon? - April 20th 2012, 01:17 PM

I went to pick up my prescription today for Microgynon contraceptive pill and saw that they have decided to prescribe me Rigevidon instead. That worries me. Why change my medication without letting me know? I hope it doesn't mean having to get my body used to a different pill, I'd much rather stay on Microgynon as I'm fine with it. And will it then take a while before i'm able to have sex again? So confusing.
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Re: Microgynon to Rigevidon? - April 20th 2012, 04:00 PM

Don't quote me on this, but I think it's the same drug just a cheaper brand. You may want to check it out, though.
   
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Re: Microgynon to Rigevidon? - April 20th 2012, 11:13 PM

I checked with some different online sources, and Rigevidon is the same as Microgynon. They have the same ingredients, same dosage, same everything. That being said, you should continue taking it as you should (and were), and you should be fine to continue having sex as usual. Always wear a condom though, to be safe.











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Re: Microgynon to Rigevidon? - April 22nd 2012, 07:48 AM

If it's the same dosage of hormone, don't worry about it! My brand has switched three times, although I've been on the same combination pill four three years.


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