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Microgestin Fe is a combined oral contraceptive, which means that it contains both an estrogen and a progestin. This prescription birth control pill is taken every day, at the same time each day. It works by stopping ovulation, as well as by altering the cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus. Possible side effects include nausea, breast tenderness, and headaches.
What Is Microgestin Fe?Microgestin® Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (technically known as an oral contraceptive). The following birth control pills are equivalent to Microgestin Fe:
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Nausea (with or without vomiting)
- Breast tenderness