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Drug Guide

Norethindrone acetate/ethinyl estradiol/ferrous fumarate (By mouth)

Prevents pregnancy. This medicine contains an iron supplement.

Brand Name(s):

Lo Loestrin Fe

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 norethindrone, ethinyl estradiol, or ferrous fumarate, if you are pregnant, or if you have vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor, liver disease or tumors, breast cancer, problems with blood clots, or certain heart problems.

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Tablet, Tablet

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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