Meet the birth control that lasts a year

Camila

Camila

Camila is a progestin-only oral birth control contraceptive, also referred to as a “mini-pill.” Camila is a good choice for women who can't take estrogen, and it may cause fewer side effects (bloating, mood swing, weight fluctuations) than estrogen-containing pills.

Birth control type

Progestin-only Pill (POP / Mini-Pill)

Quantity

28 active

Price

$30/month or free with most insurance

Brand

Barr Laboratories

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ErrinNorethindroneNora-Be

Also known as

Deblitane, Heather, Jencycla, Jolivette, Lyza, Norlyroc, Sharobel

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Birth control type

Progestin-only Pill (POP / Mini-Pill)

Quantity

28 active

Price

$30/month or free with most insurance

Brand

Barr Laboratories

Equivalent medications

ErrinNorethindroneNora-Be

Also known as

Deblitane, Heather, Jencycla, Jolivette, Lyza, Norlyroc, Sharobel

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FAQ

Does Camila help with heavy periods?

If you are experiencing heavy periods or painful cramps, Camila can make your symptoms less severe. Our doctors are here to help - if you have heavy periods, let us know in the consultation so our doctors can make sure you find the right fit.

Does Camila make you gain weight?

Like most modern birth control pills, Camila lacks estrogen levels that are high enough to cause weight gain. Abundant recent evidence shows that there is no causal link between modern birth control and weight gain (aside from the shot, Depo Provera). If weight gain is a concern for you or you experience it after starting birth control, reach out to us so our doctors can discuss your options with you.

Does Camila help with acne?

Birth control has long been prescribed as treatment for acne. If acne is a concern for you, let us know in the consultation and our doctors will help you find the right brand for you.

How long after I start taking Camila am I fully protected against pregnancy?

Camila is effective 48 hours after you begin taking it. If you have vaginal sex within 48 hours of starting a progestin-only pill, you should use a back-up contraception (like condoms) to prevent pregnancy.

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