Do you think your period is heavy?

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Women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) may lose 80 mL of blood (about 5 to 6 tablespoons) or more during their period and may have bleeding that lasts longer than 7 days.

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A “normal” period (or menstrual flow) may occur every 28 days on average, last 4 to 5 days, and result in a total blood loss of 35 mL to 40 mL (about 2 to 3 tablespoons).

Recognize the possible signs of HMB

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Have a menstrual flow that soaks through 1 or more pads or tampons every hour for several hours in a row

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Need to double up on pads to control your menstrual flow

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Need to change pads or tampons during the night

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Have menstrual periods lasting more than 7 days

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Have a menstrual flow with blood clots the size of a quarter or larger

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Have a heavy menstrual flow that keeps you from doing the things you would do normally

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Have constant pain in the lower part of the stomach during your periods

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Are tired, lack energy, or are short of breath

How did this happen?

While uterine-related problems, hormone-related problems, and other illnesses or disorders may cause HMB, in some women who have HMB, doctors have been unable to find the cause.

What can I do about it?

Download the Period Tracker, use it to help you keep track of your monthly menstrual symptoms, and bring it with you to your next doctor’s appointment.

Indications For Natazia

Natazia is a birth control pill approved to prevent pregnancy. Natazia can also be used for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding that is not caused by any diagnosed conditions of the uterus (womb) in women who decide to use the Pill for birth control.


NATAZIA has not been studied for pregnancy prevention in women who are obese (body mass index >30).

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Talk with your doctor to determine if you have HMB and ask if Natazia® is right for you

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