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Is Alysena 28 and Alesse 28 the same?

Alysena is the generic drug for Alesse and you may have received this from your pharmacy. Normally, Alysena-28 contains 3 weeks of pink active pills and one week of white placebo pills. The affected product may contain up to two rows of white placebo pills, which could put women at risk for unintended pregnancy.

Is Alysena 28 and Alesse 28 the same?

Alysena is the generic drug for Alesse and you may have received this from your pharmacy. Normally, Alysena-28 contains 3 weeks of pink active pills and one week of white placebo pills. The affected product may contain up to two rows of white placebo pills, which could put women at risk for unintended pregnancy.

What is the generic name for Alesse?

Teva’s generic of Alesse® Tablets: Aviane® (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)

What type of pill is Alysena 28?

Alysena 28 is an oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. An Alysena 28 prescription is a combination birth control pill that contains both progestin and estrogen hormones. The pack comes with 21 active pills with hormones and seven inactive pills (reminder pills).

What kind of birth control is Alysena?

ALYSENA™ is a birth control tablet (oral contraceptive) that contains two female sex hormones (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol). Packages of ALYSENA™ 28 should have three rows of pink (active) pills and one row of white inactive (no hormones) pills.

What is the difference between Alysena 21 and 28?

Alysena 21 and Alysena 28 are prescription drugs used to prevent pregnancy as well as to treat acne (in women 14 or more years of age). Alysena 21 contains 21 “active” pink pills, while Alysena 28 contains 21 “active” pink pills and 7 “inactive” white pills.

Is Alysena 28 generic name?

Alysena is the generic drug for Alesse. A generic drug refers to any drug that is promoted with its chemical name without any advertising. These pills are progestin and estrogen combination contraceptive pills.

Is Alysena a good birth control?

Alysena and Alesse These pills are progestin and estrogen combination contraceptive pills. When taken regularly as advised by the doctor and without missing a dose, the pills are effective in 98% – 99% of cases.

What is the brand name for Vienva?

1 pharmacies near 94043 have coupons for Afirmelle (Brand Names:Vienva for 91 Tablets) Vienva™ (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, USP is indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use oral contraceptives as a method of contraception.

Can Alysena cause diarrhea?

severe headaches. signs of depression (e.g., poor concentration, changes in weight, changes in sleep, decreased interest in activities, thoughts of suicide) signs of liver problems (e.g., nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, dark urine, pale stools)

What are the side effects of Alysena?

What side effects are possible with this medication?

  • abdominal cramping or bloating.
  • acne.
  • breast pain, tenderness, or swelling.
  • contact lens discomfort.
  • gain or loss of body or facial hair.
  • increase or decrease in appetite.
  • increased or decreased interest in sexual activity.
  • skin rash.

Is Alesse discontinued?

The Alesse brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

Does Alysena 28 have high estrogen?

Alysena is a commonly prescribed low-dose COC with only 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol (synthetic estrogen) and a progestin called levonorgestrel. Keeping the estrogen content lower helps prevent side effects like headaches, breast tenderness or mood changes. That being said, lower estrogen means you may get spotting.

How many tablets are in Alysena 28?

ALYSENA™ 28: Each blister pack contains 21 pink tablets engraved “100” on one side, “20” on the other side and 7 white tablets. Each pink tablet contains 100 mcg levonorgestrel and 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol. The white tablets are inactive (do not contain hormones).

What is Alysena™?

ALYSENA™ is a birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that contains two female sex hormones (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol). It has been shown to be highly effective in preventing pregnancy when taken as prescribed by your doctor.

What is the USP number for Alysena 21 and 28?

Page 1 of 51 PRODUCT MONOGRAPH ALYSENA™21 andALYSENA™28 Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP 100 mcg levonorgestrel and 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol tablets Oral Contraceptive APOTEX INC. 150 Signet Drive Toronto, Ontario M9L 1T9 DATE OF REVISION: September 29, 2016 Submission Control No: 198232 Page 2 of 51

How effective is Alysena™ from the first day of therapy?

ALYSENA™ is effective from the first day of therapy if the tablets are begun on the first day of the menstrual cycle.