Microgynon 30 is a combined contraceptive measure which are commonly referred to as ‘the pill’. They are taken to reduce the risk of pregnancy.
Microgynon 30 is a combined contraceptive pill which you take to prevent getting pregnant. It contains 2 types of female sex hormones, oestrogen and progestogen, which prevent an egg being released from your ovaries.
Microgynon 30 is a 21 day pill. This means you take one each day for 21 days, followed by 7 days when you take no pills.
The benefits of taking the pill include:
This treatment can be obtained through our Online Doctor service. Simply add to basket and head to the checkout to begin your consultation.
You will need to take 1 tablet of Microgynon 30 every day for 21 days.
Microgynon 30 comes in strips of 21 pills, each marked with a different day of the week. You must take the pill at the same time every day until the strip is finished. Swallow the pill whole, with water if necessary. Do not chew it.
Take Microgynon 30 tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are unclear on how to take this medicine, please check with your doctor or pharmacist.
Please note, like all medicine, Microgynon 30 pills can cause side effects – although this does not apply to everyone who has taken them. Side effects are usually temporary with continued treatment or disappear when you stop tacking the medicine.
Before taking your medicine please read the patient information leaflet in detail to acquaint yourself with the potential side effects.
If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to your GP in the first instance. Alternatively, contact our Online Clinic team for further assistance.
Please read all packaging before taking Microgynon 30.
Each box of Microgynon 30 contains three strips of 21 beige tablets.
Each beige sugar-coated tablet contains: 150 micrograms of the progestogen levonorgestrel, and 30 micrograms of the oestrogen ethinylestradiol.
Microgynon 30 also contains the inactive ingredients:
Lactose, maize starch, povidone, magnesium stearate (E572), sucrose, macrogol 6000, calcium carbonate (E170), talc, montan glycol wax, titanium dioxide (E171), glycerin (E422), ferric oxide pigment yellow (E172).