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Chewable Birth Control Pill, Is This For Real?

Always forget to take your birth control pill? Or maybe you're one of those people who just can't swallow a pill?

Introducing Femcon Fe ($44 wholesale but who knows how much the pharmacies will actually sell it for), which is an option for women who would rather chew their birth control. The chewable tablet, which is aimed at women who occasionally forget to take their pills, contains the same hormones as standard oral contraceptives. The only difference is that you need to drink 8 ounces of water with it. The spearmint-flavored tablet can also be swallowed without chewing.

I am not sure as to why exactly chewing instead of swallowing would help us remember to take our pills, but maybe it will work for some women.

This sounds like a commercial but ask your doctor if Femcon Fe is right for you.

DStirk DStirk 10 years
haha, taste like chalk. I bet you're totally right. like those gnarly pepto tabs... gross.
rkdub rkdub 10 years
One thing though, it seems to me like when you chew them, if I haven't eaten anything, the hormones hit my system so quickly I can get a little nauseous, so I still swallow rather than chew....
rkdub rkdub 10 years
Ovcon 35 is chewable too.... I got that prescription a couple years ago, and just within the last year it became spearmint chewable.... yeah, so the pharmacy didn't tell me about that little change. Quite a pleasant surprise one day when I didn't get my water in time!!! They really taste pretty good, but seriously.... the pills are the smallest you could ever possibly have to take...
flutterpie flutterpie 10 years
10 bucks says those taste like chalk i know he thinks you're fine and stuff but does he know how to wind you up?
Fashion Fashion 10 years
I'm weary of this - I like my dose to go down in one shot. Better safe than sorry! xo
scratch5 scratch5 10 years
Make me think of chewable children's aspirin.
DStirk DStirk 10 years
while not as gross as the gladrags... still gross and seemingly odd.
Moni-B Moni-B 10 years
My friend who's a pharmacy tech said its for women who have trouble swollowing medicine. ~M~
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I think these were invented for Britney Spears because she is constantly chewing gum. Now we have a way if controling the spears population I like to go to overseas places- like Canada! -Britney Spears
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