Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone before taking it.

Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone consists of ethinyloestradiol, levonorgestrel.

Ethinyloestradiol (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone)

What is Ethinyloestradiol (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone)

Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol prevent ovulation and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
The combination of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to treat moderate acne in women who are at least 14 years old and have started having menstrual periods, and who wish to use birth control pills to prevent pregnancy.
Ethinyloestradiol (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) is also used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), such as anxiety, depression, irritability, trouble concentrating, lack of energy, sleep or appetite changes, breast tenderness, joint or muscle pain, headache, and weight gain.
Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol may also be used for purposes not listed in Ethinyloestradiol (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) guide.

Ethinyloestradiol (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using birth control pills and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
  • sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
  • sudden and severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
  • sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood;
  • pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;
  • a change in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches;
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice ;
  • swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
  • a breast lump; or
  • symptoms of depression (sleep problems, weakness, tired feeling, mood changes).

Less serious side effects may include:
  • mild nausea (especially when you first start taking this medicine), vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps;
  • breast tenderness or swelling, nipple discharge;
  • freckles or darkening of facial skin, increased hair growth, loss of scalp hair;
  • changes in weight or appetite;
  • problems with contact lenses;
  • vaginal itching or discharge; or
  • changes in your menstrual periods, decreased sex drive.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure. It inhibits ovulation, prevents transport of sperm

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) indications

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure. It inhibits ovulation, prevents transport of sperm or eggs and thus prevents fertilization and alters the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation if fertilization occurs.  

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) contraindication

Known or suspected pregnancy; hypersensitivity.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) dosage

Contraception- Adult: Monotherapy: 30 or 37.5 mcg daily. Monophasic combined oral contraceptive (COC): 150-250 mcg daily. Triphasic COC: 50-125 mcg daily.
Oral- Emergency contraception- Adult: 1.5 mg as soon as possible or within 72 hours of coitus. Alternatively, 750 mcg as soon as possible or within 72 hours of coitus followed by a 2nd dose 12 hour later. Another regimen combines Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) 500 mcg and ethinylestradiol 100 mcg; may be given within 72 hours of coitus followed by a 2nd dose 12 hours later.
Intrauterine system- Adults - Insert into uterine cavity within 7 days of onset of menstruation or immediately after first-trimester abortion. Replace every 5 years.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) usage

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) is available in the form of tablet to take by mouth (orally), with or without food, and intrauterine system for 5 years.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) precautions

It does not protect against HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.
It may affect your blood sugar levels. Check blood sugar levels closely.
It is an emergency contraceptive. It should not be used for routine birth control.
Caution should be exercised with patients with history of sex-steroid dependent cancer, past pregnancy in outside of the uterus, malabsorption syndromes, functional ovarian cysts, active liver disease, recurrent cholestatic(bile cannot flow from the liver) jaundice, history of jaundice in pregnancy, heart disease, kidney failure, diabetes, asthma, epilepsy, migraine, conditions aggravated by fluid retention, depression and blood clot(high doses); breastfeeding.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) side effects

Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness, increased pressure around the brain and depression.
Gastrointestinal- Nausea, vomiting, obstruction in bile movement, jaundice and appetite disturbances.
Genitourinary- Menstrual irregularities, changes in libido, breast discomfort and fluid retention.
Miscellaneous- Weight changes, swelling of legs, hair loss and low platelet counts.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) warning

Consult with your doctor for dosage changes.

Levonorgestrel (Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone) storage conditions

Intrauterine: Store it at room temperature( 25°C). Keep away from children.

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Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Ethiny Estradiol/ Norethindrone medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
0 .5 / 35mg3 $98.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
1 / 35mg3 $98.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
0 .5 / 35mg3 $94.00Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


There does not exist generic for this medicine.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology