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Noun1.Ovrette - trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
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
norgestrel - synthetic progestin used in oral contraceptives
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Emergency Contraception Regimens by Brand Brand Number of pills per dose Repeat in 12 hours estrogen + progestin Ovral, Ogestrel 2 white Cryselle, LoOvral, Levora, 4 white Low-Ogestrel Nordette, Levlen 4 peach Portia, Seasonale, Trivora 4 pink Triphasil, Tri-levlen 4 yellow Enpresse 4 orange Alesse, Levlite, Lessina 5 pink Aviane 5 orange progestin only Ovrette 20 yellow Plan B 1 white (OR may give 2 tablets at once as a single dose) Source: Adapted from Stewart, F.
Well known products are Micronor, Nor-QD and Ovrette.
75 mg of levonorgestrel, equal to about 20 Ovrette pills, so is more convenient to take.