Falmina is a birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. It is a generic version of Alesse. This prescription contraceptive works by stopping ovulation, altering the cervical mucus, and changing the lining of the uterus. Possible side effects include breast tenderness, headaches, and breakthrough bleeding between periods. Make sure to take each pill every day, at the same time each day.
What Is Falmina?Falmina™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill, and is a generic version of Alesse®.
(Click What Is Falmina Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Falmina may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the contraceptive will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Falmina include but are not limited to:
- Nausea (with or without vomiting)
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Breast tenderness
(Click Falmina Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)