Ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone acetate (By mouth)
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Ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone acetate (By mouth)

Ethinyl Estradiol (ETH-i-nil es-tra-DYE-ol), Norethindrone Acetate (nor-ETH-in-drone AS-e-tate)

Prevents pregnancy. Also treats hot flashes during menopause and helps prevent osteoporosis after menopause.

Brand Name(s):

Blisovi 24 Fe, Blisovi Fe 1.5/30, Blisovi Fe 1/20, Estrostep Fe, Femhrt, Femhrt 1/5, Fyavolv, Gildess 1.5/30, Gildess 1/20, Gildess 24 Fe, Gildess FE 1.5/30, Gildess FE 1/20, Jevantique Lo, Jinteli, Junel 1.5/30

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to ethinyl estradiol or norethindrone, or if you are pregnant or have unusual vaginal bleeding. Do not use it if you have liver disease, migraine headaches, breast cancer, or problems with blood clots. Do not use it if you have high blood pressure, certain heart problems, or diabetes with kidney, eye, nerve, or blood vessel damage.

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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