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(levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) Tablets, 0.15mg/0.03mg
Patients should be counseled that this product does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases.
21 light-orange Nordette®-28 tablets, each containing 0.15 mg of levonorgestrel, (d(-)-13 betaethyl-17-alpha-ethinyl-17-beta-hydroxygon-4-en-3-one), a totally synthetic progestogen, and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol, (19-nor-17α-pregna-1,3,5 (10)-trien-20-yne-3,17-diol), and 7 pink inert tablets. The inactive ingredients present are cellulose, D&C Red 30, FD&C Yellow 6, lactose, magnesium stearate, and polacrilin potassium.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/23/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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