Important Safety Information

WARNING TO WOMEN WHO SMOKE: Do not use Natazia if you smoke cigarettes and are over age 35. Smoking increases your risk of serious cardiovascular side effects (heart and blood vessel problems) from birth control pills, including death from heart attack, blood clots or stroke. This risk increases with age and number of cigarettes smoked.
See additional Important Safety Information below


 

Have Heavy Periods? Take the Quiz

Do you know the facts about heavy periods and Natazia®? Take our true/false quiz to find out. Talk to your healthcare provider to determine if your bleeding is heavier than normal.

Question 1

Many women believe heavy periods are “normal” and do not seek treatment.

This is True. Although common, heavy periods should not be considered normal. Many women do not realize that they can get help, and some are too embarrassed to talk about it. Some women have always had heavy periods, so they feel this is just what their periods are supposed to be like. Talking openly about your heavy periods with your doctor or even a nurse during your office visit helps them better understand what you’re going through, and can lead to treatment options that can help.
Question 2

Natazia is the only birth control pill that is also FDA-approved to treat heavy monthly periods.

This is True. Natazia is the only birth control pill approved by the FDA to help lighten heavy monthly periods not caused by another condition of the uterus, such as fibroids or polyps. For women who choose the Pill for birth control, Natazia could be a treatment option for those experiencing heavy periods.
Question 3

Soaking through one or more pads every hour is normal.

This is False. It is not normal to soak through one or more pads every hour. While it’s important for women to talk to their healthcare providers about their heavy periods to ensure it’s not something more serious, there may be treatment options that can help.
Question 4

Restricting daily activities due to heavy bleeding is something that all women have to deal with.

This is False. If a woman's life is significantly impacted by heavy periods, it's time for her to talk to her healthcare provider. Restricting daily activities due to fear of "leaking" or bleeding through clothing isn't normal. It may be time to see what treatment options are available.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT NATAZIA®, INCLUDING BOXED WARNING

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).

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Who should not take Natazia?

WARNING TO WOMEN WHO SMOKE
Do not use Natazia if you smoke cigarettes and are over age 35. Smoking increases your risk of serious cardiovascular side effects (heart and blood vessel problems) from birth control pills, including death from heart attack, blood clots or stroke. This risk increases with age and number of cigarettes smoked.

Do not use Natazia if you have liver disease, or if you have or have had blood clots, certain cancers, history of heart attack or stroke, or if you are or may be pregnant.

What are the most serious risks of taking Natazia?
Natazia increases the risk of serious conditions including blood clots, stroke, and heart attack. The risk of blood clots is highest during the first year of use. This risk is greatest when first starting the Pill and when restarting the same or a different Pill after a 4 week or greater break.

Call your healthcare provider right away if you have:
Persistent leg pain; sudden shortness of breath; sudden blindness, partial or complete; severe pain in your chest; sudden, severe headache unlike your usual headaches; weakness or numbness in an arm or leg, or trouble speaking; yellowing of the skin or eyes

What are the most common side effects in Natazia clinical trials?
The most common side effects were headache/migraine, breast pain/discomfort/tenderness, menstrual disorders, nausea/vomiting, acne, mood changes, and weight gain.

Tell your healthcare provider about all medicines and herbal products you take
including daily long-term treatment for chronic conditions.

Natazia does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to
the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Boxed Warning and Patient Information for Natazia.

Healthcare Professionals

The information contained in this website is intended for healthcare professionals only

Do you want to go to the third party site to activate or download a Bayer Savings Card? OK

You are now leaving the www.natazia.com Website.

Bayer is not responsible for the content presented by any independent Website, including any advertising claims, special offers, illustrations, names or endorsements.

Thank you for visiting www.natazia.com.

OK Cancel

You are leaving a Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. website...

and going to a third party site to activate or download the Bayer Savings Card. That site may have a privacy policy different from Bayer.

Do you want to go to the third party site to activate or download a Bayer Savings Card?

Yes I want to activate/download my Bayer Savings Card Cancel