What is Zoely?

Nomegestrol acetate (INN; Lutenyl), or 19-normegestrol acetate, is a steroidal progestin with additional antigonadotropic effects which was introduced in 1986 and is used as a hormonal contraceptive. Unlike many other steroidal progestogens, it is selective for the progesterone receptor, lacking any significant affinity for other steroid receptors such as the androgen, estrogen, glucocorticoid, and mineralocorticoid receptors. As a result, it does not possess any androgenic, estrogenic, glucocorticoid, or mineralocorticoid effects. However, at sufficiently high doses it does have potent antiestrogenic and antiandrogenic effects due to its progesterone receptor-mediated antigonadotropic properties.

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Hello, I have recently been prescribed Zoely contraceptive pill due to the symptoms of low moods and mood swings on Microgynon 30. Some literature...

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Steroid based OCP have a propensity to cause and intensify psychiatric illnesses.
So, by reducing the steroidal component of your...

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Is integrity of zoely pill maintained if breakthrough bleeding occurs?(Is bleeding a sign its not working properly?risk of pregnancy if no other...

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Kindly elaborate your query.

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I have started taking Zoely. I have not been on no birth control in years I have very short periods without the pill 4 days of heavy bleeding and...

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Brief Answer:
Take 2 tablets a day

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns about spotting.

Your spotting is not related to pills. Anyway...

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