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 2
General health 2 0
Hormonal imbalance 2 0
Support hormone balance 2 0
Adenomyosis 1 0
Endometriosis 1 0

Show all 8 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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

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

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Dosage Patients
20 mcg-150 mcg/24 hr weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Personal research 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Duration

Currently taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin after stopping:

Treatment Patients
ethinyl estradiol-etonorgestrel (NuvaRing) 1
Ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone (Loestrin 24 Fe) 1

Patients stopped taking Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone (Loestrin 24 Fe) 1
etonogestrel (Implanon) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ethinyl estradiol-norelgestromin.