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Wymzya Fe is a type of birth control pill that works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation, altering the cervical mucus, and changing the lining of the uterus. There is only one standard dosage -- one tablet taken once a day, at the same time every day. Possible side effects include headaches, nausea, and breast tenderness.


What Is Wymzya Fe?

Wymzya™ Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill. As one of the few chewable birth control pills available, it is particularly useful for women who have difficulty swallowing tablets. It is an "authorized generic" version of Femcon® Fe. This means that it contains the actual Femcon Fe medication, simply repackaged in generic packaging.
(Click What Is Wymzya Fe Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, Wymzya Fe can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the contraceptive will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of birth control pills in general include but are not limited to:
(Click Wymzya Fe Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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