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Search Term: levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol [oral contraceptive] (ALESSE 28, ALTAVERA, AVIANE, ENPRESSE, JOLESSA, LESSINA, LEVLITE, LEVORA, LOSEASONIQUE, LYBREL, NORDETTE, ORSYTHIA, PORTIA, QUARTETTE, QUASENSE, SEASONALE, SEASONIQUE, SRONYX, TRIPHASIL, TRIVORA-28)


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  • NUVARING: Do Not Use [hide all summaries]
    (April 2014)
    Do not use the contraceptive drug NUVARING. Multiple studies have shown increased risk of blood clotting with drugs from the same family as NUVARING, and some have shown increased risk with NUVARING itself. Learn about safer, equally effective forms of contraception that are widely available.
  • Public Citizen Petitions FDA To Ban Oral Contraceptives Containing Desogestrel [hide all summaries]
    (April 2007)
    Public Citizen's Health Research Group filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on February 6, 2007, to ban the sale of all third-generation oral contraceptives (OCs), which double the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots compared to second-generation birth control pills. A list of these oral contraceptives that contain desogestrel accompanies this article.
  • Cutting Your Drug Bill While Reducing Your Risk Of Avoidable Adverse Drug Reactions: Six Examples [hide all summaries]
    (February 2005)
    This article will look at the potential savings for the individual consumer if the alternative treatments recommended in Worst Pills, Best Pills were used for six DO NOT USE drugs. All six are listed in the Drug Topics Magazine Top 200 selling drugs in U.S. in 2003. The drugs are: celecoxib (CELEBREX) used for arthritis and pain; the Alzheimer’s disease drug donepezil (ARICEPT); drospirenone with ethinyl estradiol (YASMIN 28), an oral contraceptive; esomeprazole (NEXIUM) the “new purple pill” for heartburn; montelukast (SINGULAIR), a drug approved for both asthma and hay fever; and valdecoxib (BEXTRA), an arthritis drug very similar to celecoxib.The combined sales of these six DO NOT USE drugs was $8.1 billion with more that 75 million prescriptions dispensed in 2003.

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