Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Desogestrel
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

Apri Overview

Desogestrel, sold under the brand names Cerazette and Mircette among many others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills for women.[1][2] It is also used for the treatment of menopausal symptoms in women.[1] The medication is used alone or in combination with an estrogen.[1][2] It is taken by mouth.[1] Side effects of desogestrel include menstrual irregularities, headaches, nausea, breast tenderness, mood changes, acne, increased hair growth, and others.[1] Desogestrel...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desogestrel

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Hi There, I have been on Oralcon now for almost a year now. A couple days ago I was taking the red pills and I noticed I missed the last one. I took it 24 hours later with the first white one of the new pack. My question is will I be affected by missing one of the red pills? Will this decrease its effectiveness against preventing pregnancy? ## Hi, Megs! How are you? The red pills at the end of the pack are just placebo tablets that contain no active hormones, they are just meant to allow you to have a withdrawal bleed that week, so there is no harm in missing them. The sole reason they are included is to keep women in the habit of taking a pill each day, so they don't forget when it's time to start the new pack. So no, missing one or more of those ones doesn't matter, you do...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Desogestrel
  • Tablet: 0.125mg/0.025mg, 0.15mg + 0.01mg + 0.02mg, 0.15mg + 0.02mg + 0.01mg, 0.15mg + 0.03mg, 0.15mg,n/a + 0.02mg,0.01mg, 0.15mg/0.025mg, 0.1mg,0.125mg,0.15mg + 0.025mg,0.025mg,0.025mg, Combo
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Apri: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0555-9043 Apri 28 Day Pack by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 50090-2481 Apri Kit by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-4754 Apri 28 Day Pack by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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