B-gap tablet is an Ayurvedic contraceptive pill that works efficiently in birth control and prevents unwanted pregnancy for the next 6 months. B-gap tablets were first introduced in the market by Cenozoic private limited with the sole aim of preventing pregnancy with the help of Ayurvedic formulation.
Compared to other contraceptive pills in the market like Unwanted-72 or I-pill, B-gap tablets work differently. I-pill and Unwanted-72 may have side effects as they are allopathic in nature. But B-gap tablet is free from any side effects as they are Ayurvedic in nature and made up of herbs.
If you are trying to avoid unwanted pregnancy and you are sexually active you need to have a contraceptive pill to avoid unwanted circumstances on a regular basis with your doctor’s consult. As these are hormonal pills they always possess side effects which include irregular periods, heavy bleeding, pelvic pain and so on, But B-gap contraceptive tablets come with a formula where consumption of 1 tablet can prevent pregnancy for about 6 months and do not have any proven side effects.
So today in this article we will be understanding the uses, dosage, composition, precautions and side effects of B-gap tablets. Let’s begin.
Composition of B-Gap tablets
B-gap contraceptive tablet is herbal in nature and made up of a combination of several herbs. It is a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) certified product and is made up of several herbs. The 5 magical herbs present in B-gap tablets that makes these pills stand out among others are as follows.
- Tinospora cordifolia
- Bambusa arundinacea
- Chloride of sodium
- Berberis aristata
- Ricinus comunis
Along with these, there are other certain herbs that make this tablet very efficient in serving the cause.
How does B-Gap tablet work?
B-gap tablets contain herbs that do not cause any changes in your hormones, unlike emergency contraceptive pills. Hormonal changes cause side effects in females in the near future. But B-gap tablets don’t work like that. Instead of influencing your hormones, they form an artificial layer over the eggs and do not allow the sperm to get in contact with the ovum. As a result, fertilization is never possible.
Eggs are produced from ovaries. The eggs meet with sperm in the fallopian tubule to get fertilized and gets implanted in the uterus. This is how pregnancy occurs. But B-gap tablets form a thin layer over the area and do not allow the sperms to get in contact with the eggs.
Use of B-gap tablet
B-gap tablets are Ayurvedic contraceptive tablets with the sole use of preventing unwanted pregnancy and can be used as long as you don’t want a baby. Having said so, it cannot be claimed as an emergency contraceptive pill since it cannot stop pregnancy after the fertilization process.
Consumption of B-gap tablets needs to be pre-planned and can only work efficiently if you are not in a physical relationship for at least one week after having the tablet. B-gap tablets once consumed according to your doctor’s advice prevent pregnancy for about 6 months and being herbal in nature does not have any side effects. It has the advantage of having one tablet which prevents pregnancy for 6 months than taking contraceptive pills regularly to prevent pregnancy.
Always consult your doctor for the exact dosage of B-gap tablets. For information, the B-gap tablet needs to be consumed orally. Never consume B-gap tablets during your period days. It is recommended to consume B-gap tablets after your period days are over (5th-6th day). One tablet of B-gap is enough to keep you protected for 6 months. Also, remember, to not be in a physical relationship for at least a week after you have consumed B-gap tablet as the formation of the layer takes a minimum of 4-5 days.
Being Ayurvedic in nature B-gap tablets do not have any proven side effects. Always follow your doctor’s advice regarding the dosage of the tablets. Mild side effects such as nausea and headaches may be noticed under certain circumstances. If you are experiencing any side effects due to B-gap tablets, immediately consult your doctor.
- Always consult your doctor before taking any types of contraceptive pills
- It is not for women who are already pregnant
- If you are having any types of antibiotics always consult your doctor before having B-gap tablets
- Not recommended to use it while you are having your periods
1 tablet of B-gap contraceptive pill costs you around Rs 290. You should buy contraceptive pills from your nearby registered pharmacy or from any online registered medical stores.