Jencycla prevents pregnancy. Take Jencycla at the same time every day, within a 3 hour time frame, to avoid needing to use a backup form of birth control.
Reviewed: August 5, 2015
Jencycla is a prescription birth control medication used to prevent pregnancy. Jencycla contains norethindrone and belongs to a class of drugs called progestin-only hormonal contraceptives. Jencycla prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation and by altering cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus.
This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily at the same time everyday, with or without food.
Common side effects of Jencycla include nausea, breast tenderness, and vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods.
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