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Loestrin 1/20: Oral tablet

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Loestrin 1/20 21-Day Tab
Actavis- US Brands formerly Warner Chilcott PLC
Pill Identification: PD 915 
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Loestrin 1/20 21-Day Tab
Teva Women's Health, Inc.
Pill Identification: b  |  977
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Loestrin 1/20 21-Day Tab
Teva Women's Health, Inc.
Pill Identification: b  |  977

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What is this medicine?

ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORETHINDRONE ACETATE (ETH in il es tra DYE ole; nor eth IN drone AS e tate) 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.


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Class Name : Monophasic Contraceptives

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Loestrin 1/20: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
99.55%
0.45%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
16.44%
62.67%
20.44%
0.44%
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