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Elinest Birth Control Information

ElinestTM (norgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy in women of reproductive age. It works by stopping ovulation, altering the lining of the uterus, and changing the cervical mucus. Elinest is a generic version of Lo/Ovral®.
 
This combined oral contraceptive comes in a pack containing 28 pills, including 21 active pills that contain both an estrogen and a progestin hormone and 7 inactive pills that do not contain any hormones. Make sure to take one pill every day, at the same time each day. It is important to take Elinest consistently, as missing doses can cause unintentional pregnancy.
 
Before starting this birth control pill, the safety information associated with using Elinest should be reviewed with your healthcare provider. This contraceptive may not be the best choice for some women, including those who are taking certain medications or women who have certain types of migraines.
 
(For more information on this birth control pill, click Elinest. This full-length article features a comprehensive overview of the contraceptive, with details on how it works, what to do if you miss a dose, and more.)
 

Elinest Birth Control Information

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