Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol

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Uses of Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol

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Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol is used in the treatment of:

  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Endometriosis
  • Menstruation Disturbances
  • Hot Flashes
  • Hypogonadism
  • Menopause, Premature
  • Menorrhagia
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol is used in the prevention of:

  • Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol Brand Names

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ACITRETIN/DESOGESTREL
  • AMOBARBITAL/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • AMPICILLIN/DESOGESTREL
  • AMPICILLIN/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • AMPRENAVIR/DESOGESTREL
  • AMPRENAVIR/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • APREPITANT/DESOGESTREL
  • APREPITANT/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • ARTEMETHER/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • ATAZANAVIR SO4/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • ATAZANAVIR/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • BOCEPREVIR/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • BOSENTAN/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • BUTABARBITAL/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • CARBAMAZEPINE/DESOGESTREL
  • CARBAMAZEPINE/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • CLOBAZAM/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • COBICISTAT/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • DABRAFENIB/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • DARUNAVIR/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • DESOGESTREL/FOSAMPRENAVIR
  • DESOGESTREL/RIFABUTIN
  • DESOGESTREL/RIFAMPIN
  • DESOGESTREL/RIFAPENTINE
  • DESOGESTREL/RUFINAMIDE
  • EFAVIRENZ/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/FELBAMATE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/FOSAMPRENAVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/FOSPHENYTOIN SODIUM
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/GRISEOFULVIN
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/LAMOTRIGINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/LETROZOLE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/LOPINAVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MIFEPRISTONE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MODAFINIL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MYCOPHENOLATE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/NAFCILLIN
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/NELFINAVIR MESYLATE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/NEVIRAPINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/OXCARBAZEPINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/PHENOBARBITAL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/PHENYTOIN
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/PRIMIDONE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/RIFABUTIN
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/RIFAMPIN
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/RIFAPENTINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/RITONAVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/RUFINAMIDE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/SAQUINAVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/SECOBARBITAL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/TELAPREVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/TETRACYCLINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/TIPRANAVIR
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/TIZANIDINE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/TOPIRAMATE
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/ULIPRISTAL ACETATE

This is not a complete list of Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradioldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Desogestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Desogestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol Dosage

Take desogestrel & ethinyl estradiol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol is available in the following doses:

  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol 0.15 Mg-0.03 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol Biphasic Oral Tablet
  • Desogestrel-ethinyl Estradiol Triphasic Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Desogestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet