Loestrin Fe 1/20 is a popular combination birth control pill that uses estrogen and progestin to regulate periods, lighten periods, treat acne and prevent pregnancy. It is a reliable choice for women who want to try the pill because it has a mid-range dose of estrogen. Since too much estrogen can cause side effects (weight gain, mood swings—no thank you!) and too little estrogen can cause breakthrough bleeding, this product strikes a good balance. Plus, it includes a daily dose of iron to help prevent anemia. Like other combination pills, this product poses risks to those who smoke and are over 35 or have a history of blood clots or breast cancer. Remember, oral contraceptive pills do not protect against STIs (sexually transmitted infections)—only condoms do that!
Great news! You can get this brand of birth control online and have it regularly delivered right to your door. It will be prescribed by a doctor licensed in your state via our online consultation. If you're unsure of the brand you need, the doctor can recommend one that will be a good fit based on your health history and personal preferences.