What is Necon 1/35?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone

Necon® 1/35 is a brand name for the combination of ethinyl 0.035 mg and norethindrone 1 mg. It is used for the prevention of pregnancy; treatment of acne; management of menopausal symptoms; and prevention of osteoporosis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Birth control 6 1
Bleeding (hemorrhage) 1 0
Endometriosis 1 1
Hormone replacement 1 0
Mood swings 1 4

Show all 7 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 1
Moderate 0
Mild 3
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Necon 1/35

Side effect Patients
Abdominal bloating 1
Cramps in legs 1
Migraine 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Necon 1/35

Dosage Patients
1 mixed monthly 1
35 mcg-1 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Necon 1/35

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Necon 1/35

Duration

Currently taking Necon 1/35

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Necon 1/35

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Necon 1/35 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Conjugated estrogens-medroxyprogesterone (Prempro) 1

Patients stopped taking Necon 1/35 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Conjugated estrogens-medroxyprogesterone (Prempro) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Necon 1/35.