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  1. Ortho EvraOrtho Evra
    Ortho EvraGeneric name: Ethinyl estradiol, NorelgestrominBrand names: Ortho EvraWhy is Ortho Evra prescribed?Ortho Evra is a contraceptive skin patch. It contains estrogen and progestin, the same hormones found in many birth control pills. Fertility depends on regular fluctuations in the levels of these hormones. Contraceptives such as Ortho Evra reduce fertility by eliminati...
  2. Ortho EvraOrtho Evra
    Ortho EvraGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and norelgestromin (Transdermal route)nor-el-JES-troe-min, ETH-i-nil es-tra-DYE-olTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseCigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects from hormonal contraceptive use. This risk increases with age and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day) and is quite marked in women over 3...
  3. Ortho Evra PatchOrtho Evra Patch
    Ortho Evra PatchGeneric Name: Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol (nor-el-JES-troe-min/ETH-i-nil ES-tra-DYE-ol)Brand Name: Ortho EvraCigarette smoking while using Ortho Evra Patch increases the risk of serious heart problems. The risk increases with age (older than 35 years) and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day). Patients who use Ortho Evra Patch are strongly advised not to s...
  4. Ortho MicronorOrtho Micronor
    Ortho MicronorGeneric Name: norethindrone (nor eth IN drone)Brand Names: Aygestin, Camila, Errin, Jolivette, Nor-QD, Nora-Be, Ortho MicronorWhat is Ortho Micronor (norethindrone)?Norethindrone is a form of progesterone, a female hormone. Norethindrone prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining...
  5. Ortho MicronorOrtho Micronor
    Ortho MicronorGeneric Name: progestin contraceptives (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaErrinJolivetteNext ChoiceNora-BENor-QDOrtho MicronorOvrettePlan BPlan B One-StepProveraAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletUses For Ortho MicronorProgestins are hormones.The low-dose progestins for contraception are used to...
  6. Ortho MicronorOrtho Micronor
    Ortho Micronor Generic Name: Norethindrone (nor-eth-IN-drone)Brand Name: Examples include Nor-QD and Ortho MicronorOrtho Micronor is used for:Preventing pregnancy. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ortho Micronor is a progestin hormone. It works by suppressing ovulation, thickening cervical mucus to prevent sperm penetration, and altering the...
  7. Ortho Tri-CyclenOrtho Tri-Cyclen
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen Generic Name: Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol (nor-JES-ti-mate/ETH-in-il ess-tra-DYE-ole)Brand Name: Examples include Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Tri-Lo-SprintecSmoking cigarettes while using Ortho Tri-Cyclen increases your chance of having heart problems. Do not smoke while using Ortho Tri-Cyclen . Women older than 35 years of age and women who smoke 15 or more cigarettes pe...
  8. Ortho-CeptOrtho-Cept
    Ortho-CeptGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel (EH thih nill ess tra DYE ole and des oh JESS trel)Brand Names: Apri, Cesia, Cyclessa, Desogen, Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, Reclipsen, Solia, VelivetWhat is Ortho-Cept (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel)?Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg f...
  9. Ortho-CeptOrtho-Cept
    Ortho-Cept Generic Name: Desogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol (des-oh-JES-trel/ETH-in-il ess-trah-DYE-ole)Brand Name: Examples include Desogen and Ortho-CeptCigarette smoking while taking Ortho-Cept increases the risk of serious heart problems. The risk increases with age (over 35 years of age) and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day). Patients who use Ortho-Cept are strongly advi...
  10. Ortho-EstOrtho-Est
    Ortho-EstGeneric name: EstropipateBrand names: Ogen, Ortho-EstWhy is Ortho-Est prescribed?Ogen and Ortho-Est are estrogen replacement drugs. The tablets are used to reduce symptoms of menopause, including feelings of warmth in face, neck, and chest, and the sudden intense episodes of heat and sweating known as "hot flashes." They also may be prescribed for teenagers...
  11. Ortho-EstOrtho-Est
    Ortho-Est Generic Name: Estropipate (ESS-troe-PIH-pate)Brand Name: Examples include Ogen and Ortho-EstEstrogens have been reported to increase the chance of womb (endometrial) cancer in women who have been through menopause, especially in women with a uterus who receive estrogen-only hormone therapy. Estrogens may also increase the risk of cancer of the ovary or breast. Estrogen-containing...
  12. Ortho-NovumOrtho-Novum
    Ortho-NovumGeneric Name: conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActivellaAngeliqCyclessaEstinylLoestrin 1/20Loestrin 1.5/30MircetteNeconOrtho-NovumPrefestPremphasePremproTri-LevlenTriphasilAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, ChewableUses For Ortho-NovumConjugated estrogens and medroxyproge...
  13. Ortho-NovumOrtho-Novum
    Ortho-NovumGeneric Name: conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActivellaAngeliqCyclessaEstinylLoestrin 1/20Loestrin 1.5/30MircetteNeconOrtho-NovumPrefestPremphasePremproTri-LevlenTriphasilAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, ChewableUses For Ortho-NovumConjugated estrogens and medroxyproge...
  14. Ortho-Novum 1/35Ortho-Novum 1/35
    Ortho-Novum 1/35Generic Name: ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (ETH in il ess tra DYE ole and nor ETH in drone)Brand Names: Aranelle, Balziva, Brevicon, Estrostep Fe, Femcon FE, Junel 1.5/30, Junel Fe 1.5/30, Junel Fe 1/20, Leena, Loestrin 21 1.5/30, Loestrin 24 Fe, Loestrin Fe 1/20, Microgestin 1.5/30, Microgestin FE 1.5/30, Modicon, Necon 0.5/35, Necon 1/35, Necon 7/7/7, Nortrel 0.5/35, N...
  15. Ortho-Novum 1/50Ortho-Novum 1/50
    Ortho-Novum 1/50Generic Name: mestranol and norethindrone (MESS tra nol and nor eth IN drone)Brand Names: Necon 1/50, Norinyl 1+50, Ortho-Novum 1/50What is Ortho-Novum 1/50 (mestranol and norethindrone)?Mestranol and norethindrone contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical...