Generic Loestrin 24 FE

ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE ACETATE; FERROUS FUMARATE is an oral contraceptive. The products combine two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. They are used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. Some products are also used to treat acne in females. Compare estrogen / progestin / iron combinations.

Gildess 24 FE Latest News

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Recall: Gildess Birth Control Products

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 14, 2016

Manufacturer Par Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of various Gildess birth control products.

This is a class II recall, the most common type of recall, which means that there is a situation where use of the recalled medication may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences, but the likelihood of serious adverse effects is small. For more information on the different types of recalls, see our overview hereSee More

Don’t Believe These 10 Birth Control Myths

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 12, 2016

In clinic conversations with young women, I am always surprised by the amount of misinformation out there on oral contraceptives—aka birth control pills.

So let’s clear some things up. Here are the 10 most common myths I hear about birth control pills, and the facts that contradict them.

  • Myth 1: “They will make me gain weight.” Many women believe that oral birth control causes weight gain. Please know that with the lower dose pills we currently prescribe, weight gain is not a consistent finding.
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