show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

  • Weekly Ad

Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol: Oral tablet

Also see:
  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; LEVONORGESTREL (ETH in il es tra DYE ole; LEE voh nor jes trel) is an oral contraceptive. It combines two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. They are used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lybrel: Oral tablet

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

How should I use this medicine?

What if I miss a dose?

What may interact with this medicine?

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Where should I keep my medicine?

Drugs Related by Class to Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol: Oral tablet
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
In-Depth Information on This Drug
Select a specific strength to visit the detail page where you'll find :
  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions
Select a Strength
Patient Experiences with Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol

We want to help you stay educated about the medications you are taking. View other
patient's observations and share your own.

Be sure to consult your health care provider before taking any medications. Other
patient's comments should not be considered medical advice or health care provider

View All 1 Experiences
Average Scores
Easy to Take: 5.0 / 5
Works as Intended: 5.0 / 5
Tolerable: 5.0 / 5

A life saver!
I have taken this pill for a few years and it allowed me to live my more cramps that made me vomit for the 48 hours of my period, allowed me to work. if your cramps are so bad that you pray for early menopause then this pill is for you!
Helpful: 0
Unhelpful: 0
CVS Customer
February 07, 2016
From: Fair Lawn, NJ
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Oral tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree