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As an extended-cycle birth control pill, Quasense allows women to only have four menstrual periods each year. However, the drug is not suitable for everyone. Prior to taking it, talk to your healthcare provider about existing medical conditions you have, as well as any other medications you are taking. Possible side effects of this product include headaches, nausea, and vomiting.
What Is Quasense?Quasense™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) and is a generic version of Seasonale®. Quasense is an "extended-cycle" oral contraceptive -- a birth control pill designed to let women have less frequent menstrual periods. With Quasense, you will get your period once every three months (only four times a year).
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Breast tenderness