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How Does Zeosa Work?

The hormones in Zeosa prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation (the maturation and release of eggs from the ovaries). However, the drug also works to prevent pregnancy in two other, minor ways. Zeosa 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. It also alters the lining of the uterus (the endometrium), making it less receptive to an embryo.
 
Like most birth control pills, each pack of Zeosa contains 21 active tablets, which contain the hormones, followed by 7 inactive tablets that do not contain any hormones. The last seven tablets do, however, contain iron, which may help prevent anemia due to blood loss during your period.
 

Zeosa Uses in Children and Teens

Zeosa is approved for use in women of reproductive age. This means that it is not approved for use in girls who have not yet started their first menstrual period.
 

Off-Label Uses for Zeosa

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this product for something other than contraception. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, off-label Zeosa uses include treatment of the following conditions:
 
  • Acne
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Painful menstrual periods
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
  • Various other problems, such as polycystic ovary disease (PCOS).
     

Zeosa Birth Control Information

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