II. Preparations (Ethynodiol Diacetate / Ethinyl Estradiol)

  1. Demulen 1.0 / 35
  2. Zovia 1/35
  3. Kelnor

III. Components

  1. Ethynodiol Diacetate 1.0 mg (see preparation above)
  2. Ethinyl Estradiol 35 ug

IV. Effects

  1. Relative Progestational Activity: 1.4 (high)
  2. Estrogenic Activity: 19 (low)
  3. Androgenic Activity: 0.21 (moderate)

V. Pill associated problems

  1. Indications to switch to Ortho Cyclen
    1. Acne Vulgaris (lower androgen)
    2. Increased Appetite (lower Progestin)
    3. Major Depression provoked (lower Progestin)
    4. Heavy Menses (more Progestin or less Estrogen)
    5. Moodiness (less Estrogen or more Progestin)
    6. Weight gain (less Estrogen or more Progestin)
  2. Indications to switch to Loestrin 1/20
    1. Headaches (lower Estrogen)
  3. Indications to switch to Loestrin 1.5/30
    1. Breast Tenderness or engorgement (lower Estrogen)
    2. Libido decreased (more androgen)
    3. Dysmenorrhea or Menstrual Cramps (more Progestin)
  4. Indications to switch to Ortho Novum 1/35
    1. Break-through bleed days 1-9 (more Estrogen)
  5. Indications to switch to Ortho Novum 777
    1. Break-through bleed days 10-21 (more Progestin)
  6. Indications to switch to Ortho Tri-Cyclen
    1. Menses too light (more Estrogen, less Progestin)
  7. Indications to switch to Lo-Ovral
    1. Break-through bleed all of month (more Estrogen)

VI. References

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Cost: Medications

kelnor (on 8/17/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
KELNOR 1-35 28 TABLET Generic $0.74 each