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How Does Tilia Fe Work?

How Does Tilia Fe Work?

Tilia Fe is a "combined" oral contraceptive, which means that it contains two different types of hormones. It contains both an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) and a progestin (norethindrone). Combined oral contraceptives are the most common type of birth control pill used today. Generally, combined oral contraceptives are more effective than progestin-only birth control pills.
 
The hormones in Tilia Fe prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation (the maturation and release of eggs from the ovaries). However, it also works to prevent pregnancy in two other, minor ways. Tilia Fe changes the cervical mucus (the fluid of the cervix, which is the lower, narrow part of the uterus that is connected to the vagina), making it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus.
 
This drug also alters the lining of the uterus (the endometrium), making it less receptive to an embryo.
 
Tilia Fe is known as a triphasic birth control pill, which means that there are three different "phases" of pills in each pack, plus the last week of tablets, which do not contain any hormones. Each week of Tilia Fe tablets contains a different amount of hormones. This is why it is important to take the pills in the correct order.
 
Like most birth control pills, each pack of Tilia Fe contains 21 active tablets, which contain the hormones, followed by 7 inactive tablets, which do not contain any hormones. The last seven tablets, however, do contain iron (the chemical symbol for iron is Fe). The iron may help prevent anemia due to blood loss during your period.
 
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