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Ortho-Novum 1/35

Aka: Ortho-Novum 1/35, Ortho Novum 1/35, Norinyl, Norinyl 1/35, Necon, Dasetta, Alyacen, Nortrel 1/35, Norimin, Pirmella 1/35
  1. See Also
    1. Oral Contraceptive
    2. Oral Contraceptive Drug Interaction
    3. Oral Contraceptive Selection
    4. Oral Contraceptive Side Effect Management
    5. Oral Contraceptive-Related Uterine Bleeding Management
  2. Preparations (Norethindrone / Ethinyl Estradiol)
    1. Ortho Novum 1/35, Norinyl 1/35, Nortrel 1/35, Necon, Dasetta or Alyacen
    2. Norimin (UK)
  3. Components
    1. Norethindrone 1.0 mg (see preparations above)
    2. Ethinyl Estradiol 35 ug
  4. Effect
    1. Relative Progestational Activity: 1.0 (moderate)
    2. Estrogenic Activity: 38 (high)
    3. Androgenic Activity: 0.34 (moderate)
  5. 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)
    2. Indications to switch to Lo/Ovral
      1. Breast Tenderness or engorgement (lower Estrogen)
      2. Headaches (lower Estrogen)
      3. Libido decreased (more androgen)
      4. Moodiness (less Estrogen or more Progestin)
      5. Weight gain (less Estrogen or more Progestin)
    3. Indications to switch to Ortho Novum 7/7/7
      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 Demulen 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)
  6. References
    1. Cerel-Suhl (1999) Am Fam Physician 60(7):2073 [PubMed]
    2. Speroff (1993) Obstet Gynecol 81:1034-47 [PubMed]
    3. Dickey (1998) Managing Contraceptive Pill Patients
Medication Costs
Pirmella (on 6/18/2017 at Walmart.com)
Pirmella 1/35 #28 tablets for $9.00 $0.32 each
necon (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
NECON 0.5-35-28 TABLET Generic $0.66 each
NECON 1-35-28 TABLET Generic $0.41 each
NECON 1-50-28 TABLET Generic $0.72 each
NECON 7-7-7-28 TABLET Generic $0.60 each
dasetta (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
DASETTA 1-35-28 TABLET Generic $0.41 each
DASETTA 7/7/7-28 TABLET Generic $0.60 each
alyacen (on 5/17/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
ALYACEN 1-35-28 TABLET Generic $0.41 each
ALYACEN 7-7-7-28 TABLET Generic $0.60 each
FPNotebook does not benefit financially from showing this medication data or their pharmacy links. This information is provided only to help medical providers and their patients see relative costs. Insurance plans negotiate lower medication prices with suppliers. Prices shown here are out of pocket, non-negotiated rates. See Needy Meds for financial assistance information.

Norinyl (C0068995)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Steroid (T110)
MSH C014715
English norinyl, Norinyl, 17-alpha-Ethynyl-19-nortestosterone and ethynylestradiol 3-methyl ether
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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