What is Cryselle 28?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Ethinyl estradiol-norgestrel

Cryselle® 28 is a brand name contraceptive that combines ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel for the prevention of pregnancy; postcoital contraceptive or "morning after" pill. It is also used to treat hypermenorrhea; pain associated with endometriosis; dysmenorrhea; dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Birth control 5 2
Interstitial cystitis 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 0
Polycystic ovary syndrome 1 0

  • 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 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cryselle 28

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Cryselle 28

Dosage Patients
1 mixed daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cryselle 28

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Cryselle 28

Duration

Currently taking Cryselle 28

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Cryselle 28

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 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 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cryselle 28 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Ethinyl estradiol-levonorgestrel (Seasonique) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cryselle 28.