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Noun1.Loestrin - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pill - a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
norethandrolone, norethindrone, norethindrone acetate, Norlutin - a synthetic progestational hormone (trade name Norlutin) used in oral contraceptives and to treat endometriosis
estradiol, oestradiol - the most powerful female hormone that occurs naturally; synthesized and used to treat estrogen deficiency and breast cancer
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Allergan plc, a leader in women's healthcare and the maker of Lo Loestrin Fe (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets), announced today the launch of the Know Your Birth ControlSM campaign with top comedic actress Vanessa Bayer and OB/GYN Jessica Shepherd, M.
The continuous oral contraceptive was ethinyl estradiol 10 mcg/norethindrone acetate 1 mg under the brand name LoEstrin 1/20.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 6, 2014-Mylan reports market availability of generic Loestrin 24 Fe for contraception
M2 PHARMA-November 6, 2014-Mylan reports market availability of generic Loestrin 24 Fe for contraception
And now three pills (Yaz, a combination of drospirenone, a progestin, and ethinyl estradiol; Beyaz, which contains the same hormones as Yaz plus a daily dose of folic acid; and Loestrin 24 Fe, a combination of ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone, another progesterone) contain 24 days of hormones and four days of placebo pills, usually resulting in a shorter period.
Now, Lo Loestrin FE (Warner Chilcott), which delivers a daily dose of 10 [micro]g of ethinyl estradiol, represents the next big step in the historic march to an ever-lower dose of estrogen (see "The ultra-low estrogen formulation" on this page).
Traditional OCP 21 7 0 Femcon Fe ([dagger]) 21 7 0 Mircette 21 2 5 (10 mcg EE) Natazia 22 2 2 (3 mg EV); 2 (1 mg EV) Lo Loestrin FE 24 0 2 (10 mcg EE); 2 (75 mg ferrous fumarate) Yaz 24 4 0 Seasonique 84 0 7 (10 mcg EE) Lybrel 365 0 0 * A partial list.
Monthly bleeding on the Loestrin 24 and Yaz regimens can last 3 days or less.
Warner Chilcott's patent, which covers Warner Chilcott's recently approved product, Loestrin 24 Fe, was also licensed to Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
John's wort and Loestrin 1/20 (norethindrone/estradiol) during a 4-month study.