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are necon and nortrel the same

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dose may differ: With bc, original name is protected by a patent for a period of time.When that patent runs out, another drug company can make that same medicine with ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
You're safe.: You are protected from pregnancy, but not from STD's.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes : if the doses are the same in each pill
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Both contain norethindrone (a progestin) and ethinyl estradiol (estrogen). They are generic brands and a pharmacy will substitute based on what type ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: no, they are 2 different types of progestins (often found in birth control pills)
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Perlutal is a combination of estrdilo and Algestone Acetophenide intended for injection monthly. It is not licensed in the USA. Perlutex comes as ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: 17b Estradiol and ethinyl Estradiol are essentially the same thing.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Clair
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medroxyprogesterone: i am not familiar with this steriod combination or availability in the US. sorry
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Generic medication: If the ingredients and actual milligram amounts are the same, a generic contraceptive should work as well if taken as directed. Try to take the pill ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Similar, lower dose: Both medications are composed of levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol. The levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed has 150 mcg of levonorges ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
There are two: Desogestrel & ethinyl estradiol, both synthetic & potent hormones to suppress ovulation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much: These two birth control pills both have estrogen and progesterone. They have slightly different types of Progesterone at slightly different doses. Mos ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: I didn't see Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) listed on this website, but there are some other examples. Plan b is a much better option and c ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Birth control: Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is a monophasic birth control pill having the same hormonal dosage throughout the cycle other than the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not exactly: One of the 2 ingredients has a different dose for each of the first 3 weeks in tri-privifem, but the dose is the same in all 3 weeks for privifem.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mono vs tri: Ocp pills can be monophasic which means it is the same dose throughout the entire pack or triphasic which means each week the dose changes. Some wo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Each active pill has the same amount of estrogen and progesterone.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
13 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: They are the same.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same thing: These are generic equivalents
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
will not be same: Contraceptives are for long term , Plan B is the morning after pill , a short term goal, with specific indication. Speak to your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes!: Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/quasense-extended-cycle.Html and http://www.Drugs.Com/cdi/jolessa.Html which describes both as extended cycle hormo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Hello Michelle, Orsythia and Sronyx are both combination Oral contraceptive pills. They both contain levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol .1 mg/2 ... Read More
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