Xulane

Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Norelgestromin
FDA Approved: * April 16, 2014
Pharm Company: * MYLAN TECHNOLOGIES
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

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



Xulane Overview

Norelgestromin, or norelgestromine, sold under the brand names Evra and Ortho Evra among others, is a progestin medication which is used as a method of birth control for women.[5][6][7] The medication is available in combination with an estrogen and is not available alone.[5] It is used as a patch that is applied to the skin.[6][7] Side effects of the combination of an estrogen and norelgestromin i...

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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/Norelgestromin

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xulane/nothing but problems

I started xulane patch about two weeks, within 48hrs of being on patch, nothing but headaches/ vision blurry to the point I couldn't go work. I start to bleed five days before I was due to have period. I have since then taking myself of, not the same as OE. ## Hello, Deedee! How are you doing? Have these symptoms cleared up, since you stopped using it? Blurry vision isn't listed as being a normal side effect of this medication. It's typical side effects are listed by the FDA as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and the irregular bleeding that you experienced. ## I was on the xulane patch for about four years. The first 3 months i felt out of it, confused, dizzier than normal, moody and swollen tender breasts. Things evened out and i was doing great...

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xulane patch review

I have had no problems with the xulane patch except for nauseous feelings and the adhesive. How about anyone else? ## Have you experienced any of the other side effects that the FDA lists, such as headache, breast tenderness, menstrual cramps, fluid retention? I kind of wish they'd have had these when I was younger and using contraceptives. Can anyone else that's used these patches chime in? ## I have been on Xulane for a month now and I already hate it. I don't want to be too TMI but I've been having really bad discharge (brown) and I'm having my period when I'm not supposed to. My breasts are swelling, I'm having terrible cramps and bad headaches. It doesn't help that I got on Xulane so it would help my periods and cramps. If anyone is having the same p...

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Day 1 of xulane instead of ortho evra

I HATE this new patch already. Did not adhere to my skin as easily as ortho and came off about 4 hours after applying. I've been on ortho evra for 5 months loved it and never once had a problem but I already can't stand xulane and so I don't know what I'm going to do ! :( My insurance switched me to xulane because it's the generic brand to ortho evra. This sucks I hate life. Ps. I'm 18 ## I'm 22 and I was on ortho evra for a YEAR and they changed me to this Xulane and good god I hate it. After a week of the switch I was in the emergency room passing clots and feeling like I was in labor, they thought I had PID and put me on antibiotics which kicked my ass even worse, but the bleeding stopped, and yesterday I was cleared to stop taking them because all my labs...

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Anyone having problems conceiving after using the Xulane patch?

I stopped taking the Xulane patch in Oct. 2016. I have currently been trying to conceive and so far have had no luck. I remember being on Ortha evra and missing putting my patch on by a week and I was pregnant by the following month. Dr's say they're the same but I refuse to believe this as I'm having trouble conceiving now. I'm 25 and healthy with 3 kids already whom were born 2011, 2012 & 2013. So as you can see I'm fertile mertile lol. But this time around I seem to be having trouble. Help please.

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Seizure from xulane

I have taken this birth control for one week . My side effects were nausea and a seizure. I do not have a seizure disorder. The other honest possibilility is an increase in anxiety which led to "seizure like" symptoms. Either way I have taken the patch off after one week. ## Hello, Ang! How are you? Have you informed your doctor, so they can check things out? It's very important that you discover what caused the seizure, in case it was unrelated to the Xulane. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, breakthrough bleeding and skin irritation. ## Yes I know and yes I've seen doctors, plural. A neurologist, an er doc, and my primary care doc. I realize those are common side effects, I had trouble sleeping and nausea as well ...

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I am currently in the ER due to this patch

Do not use this patch! It started of OK and gradually like within 4-5 began to give me SERIOUS nausea! Second week I started getting excruciating back pain on the right side of my back. Even with 800ml of ibuprofen I was still in pain for two days straight. Then and up until now as I am writing this post I have severe body ache, a fever, a head ache and is uber emotional like I cannot stop trembling hence the reason I am in ER. Please do yourself a favor and STAY AWAY FROM THIS PATCH!!!!!!!! ## Hello, Lu Lu! How are you doing? I'm sorry that it made you so ill and thank you for posting this warning for others! The FDA classifies Xulane as a contraceptive and lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, breakthrough bleeding and PMS-...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Norelgestromin
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.02mg/24hr + 0.15mg/24hr, 0.035mg/24hr + 0.15mg/24hr, 0.75mg + 6mg, 20mcg/24hr + 150mcg/24hr
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Xulane: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0378-3340 Xulane Transdermal Patch by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 50090-1683 Xulane Transdermal Patch by A-s Medication Solutions

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (194 results)

Related Xulane Topics:

xulane/nothing but problems
I started xulane patch about two weeks, within 48hrs of being on patch, nothing but headaches/ vision blurry to the poin... 2 replies
xulane patch review
I have had no problems with the xulane patch except for nauseous feelings and the adhesive. How about anyone else? ## Ha... 2 replies
Day 1 of xulane instead of ortho evra
I HATE this new patch already. Did not adhere to my skin as easily as ortho and came off about 4 hours after applying. I... 178 replies
Seizure from xulane
I have taken this birth control for one week . My side effects were nausea and a seizure. I do not have a seizure disord... 2 replies
Anyone having problems conceiving after using the Xulane patch?
I stopped taking the Xulane patch in Oct. 2016. I have currently been trying to conceive and so far have had no luck. I ...




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