What is Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Ortho Evra Xulane

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Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin is a generic for Ortho-Evra, a birth control medication.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Birth control 11 3
Support hormone balance 3 0
General health 2 0
Adenomyosis 1 0
Endometriosis 1 0

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Duration

Stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 4
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 7

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
ethinyl estradiol-etonorgestrel (NuvaRing) 1
Levonorgestrel (Mirena) 1

Patients stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol (Yaz) 1
Ethinyl estradiol-desogestrel (Apri) 1
ethinyl estradiol-etonorgestrel (NuvaRing) 1
Ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone (Lo Loestrin FE) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin.