Health Guide
Drug Guide

Ethinyl estradiol/ethynodiol diacetate (By mouth)

Ethinyl Estradiol (ETH-i-nil es-tra-DYE-ol), Ethynodiol Diacetate (e-thye-noe-DYE-ol dye-AS-e-tate)

Prevents pregnancy.

Brand Name(s):

Kelnor 1/35, Zovia 1/35e, Zovia 1/50e

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to ethinyl estradiol or ethynodiol diacetate. You should not use this medicine if you are pregnant or if you have liver disease, heart disease such as myocardial infarction, a blood vessel disorder or if you have unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor. Do not use if you have breast cancer, liver cancer, ovarian cancer, or cancer of the uterus. You should not use this medicine if you have ever had a stroke, heart attack, problems with blood clots, or jaundice caused by pregnancy or birth control pills.

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of 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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