How to use Seasonale in a sentence
Although women in the know have been using birth control pills to avoid getting periods for years, Seasonale birth control pills are the first ones to be advertised for that particular use.
Like other birth control pills, Seasonale is a very effective way to prevent pregnancy.
But, Seasonale is marketed especially for women who want to reduce the number of periods they have.
With Seasonale, you take placebo pills only once every three months.
There isn't really anything special about Seasonale birth control.Advertisement
Seasonale has side effects similar to other hormonal methods of birth control.
Like other birth control pills, Seasonale birth control also carries a small risk of causing dangerous blood clots, heart attack, or stroke.
One side effect of Seasonale that you may not get with other pills is spotting between periods.
Many pills that are sold in monthly packs can be used just like Seasonale.
Seasonale birth control contains 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol, a type of estrogen, per pill (except for the week's worth of placebos every three months).Advertisement
Seasonale does contain inactive pills, but much fewer than traditional pills do.