II. Preparations (Levonorgestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol - 0.05/30 - 0.075/40 - 0.125/30)

  1. Triphasil
  2. Logynon (UK)
  3. Trivora
  4. Enpresse

III. Components

  1. Levonorgestrel 0.05 to 0.125 mg (see preparation above)
  2. Ethinyl Estradiol 30 to 40 ug

IV. Effect

  1. Relative Progestational Activity: 0.5 (low)
  2. Estrogenic Activity: 28 (moderate)
  3. Androgenic Activity: 0.29 (moderate)

V. Pill associated problems (Similar to Ortho-Novum 7/7/7)

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

VI. References

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Cost: Medications

trivora (on 8/17/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
TRIVORA-28 TABLET Generic $0.57 each
enpresse (on 8/17/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Survey of pharmacy drug pricing)
ENPRESSE-28 TABLET Generic $0.57 each

Ontology: Triphasil (C0728965)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Hormone (T125) , Steroid (T110)
MSH D019304
French Triphasil
English triphasil, Triphasil
Norwegian Triphasil