Active Ingredient(s):Ethinyl Estradiol + Levonorgestrel FDA Approved: * July 13, 1998 Pharm Company: *BERLEX Category:Birth Control / Contraceptive
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, although other hormonal medications or medication delivery systems (hormonal intrauterine devi...
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