Lessina-28

Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Levonorgestrel
FDA Approved: * March 20, 2002
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lessina-28 Overview

Extended or continuous cycle combined oral contraceptive pills are a packaging of combined oral contraceptive pills (COCPs) that reduce or eliminate the withdrawal bleeding that would occur once every 28 days in traditionally packaged COCPs. It works by reducing the frequency of the pill-free or placebo days. Extended cycle use of COCPs may also be called menstrual suppression,[2] although other hormonal medications or medication delivery systems (hormonal intrauterine devi...

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Which pill

If I start my cycle on Monday and want to start taking the pill on that day, I can't figure out which pill to take? ## You should start at the beginning of the pill pack, just like you would if you started on any other day. If you start taking them on the first day of your menstrual cycle, you should be protected from pregnancy immediately, however, starting at any other point requires using additional protection for the first 7 days. Is there anything else I can help with?

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when will i be protected?

I just started taking the birth control pill Lessina. And I was wondering exactly how long it will take to become protected against pregnancy? ## how soon after does it take for lessina28 to begin protecting against pregnancy? ## Generally, you are advised to use a back-up method of birth control for the first 7 days, after you start birth control tablets. Lessina-28 is a type of birth control packaged to reduce or eliminate a regular menstrual cycle. The most common side effects experienced with Lessina-28 is breakthrough bleeding and headaches. You can read more about it here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I'm on my second pack of Lessina28 and i'm taking a .1mg/.02mg dose. Is this dose too low for pregnancy prevention?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Levonorgestrel
  • System: 0.03mg/24hr + 0.12mg/24hr, 120mcg + 30mcg
  • Tablet: 0.01mg, 0.01mg + 0.02mg + 0.1mg, 0.02mg + 0.09mg, 0.02mg + 0.1mg, 0.02mg,0.01mg + 0.01mg,n/a, 0.02mg,0.01mg + 0.1mg,n/a, 0.02mg,0.15mg + 0.025mg,0.15mg + 0.03mg,0.15mg + 0.01mg,n/a, 0.02mg,0.1mg + 0.01mg,n/a, 0.03mg + 0.04mg + 0.05mg + 0.075mg + 0.125mg, 0.03mg + 0.15mg, 0.03mg,0.01mg + 0.15mg,n/a, 0.03mg,0.04mg,0.03mg + 0.05mg,0.075mg,0.125mg, 0.05mg + 0.25mg, 0.15mg + 0.025mg, 0.15mg + 0.02mg, 0.15mg + 0.03mg, 0.25mg + 0.05mg, Combo
  • Tablet, Chewable: 0.02mg + 0.1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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