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Femcon Fe

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Femcon Fe



Serious ill effects have not been reported following acute ingestion of large doses of oral contraceptives by young children. Overdosage may cause nausea, and withdrawal bleeding may occur in females.

Noncontraceptive Health Benefits

The following noncontraceptive health benefits related to the use of oral contraceptives are supported by epidemiological studies which largely utilized oral-contraceptive formulations containing doses exceeding 0.035 mg of ethinyl estradiol or 0.05 mg of mestranol. Effects on menses:

Effects related to inhibition of ovulation:

Effects from long-term use:


Combination oral contraceptives should not be used in women who currently have the following conditions:

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/29/2008


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