DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION SECTION.
For oral use only.
INACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Stearic acid, corn starch, polyethylene glycol 6000.
INDICATIONS & USAGE SECTION.
1 tab daily for 21 days; repeat.
OTC - ACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION.
Gestodene, Ethinyl Estradiol.
OTC - KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN SECTION.
Keep out of reach of children.
OTC - PURPOSE SECTION.
Warnings/Precautions: Smokers over 35yrs of age: not recommended. Uncontrolled hypertension. Hypertriglyceridemia. Discontinue if jaundice, visual disturbances, migraine or other severe headaches occur. Do regular complete physical exams. May need barrier contraception with Sunday starts or postpartum use (see literature). Nursing mothers: not recommended Contraindications Thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disorders. Cerebral vascular or coronary artery disease. Breast or other estrogen-dependent neoplasms. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Cholestatic jaundice of pregnancy or jaundice with prior OC use. Hepatic adenoma or carcinoma. Pregnancy (Cat.X). Interactions Antagonized by hepatic enzyme inducing drugs (eg, rifampin, griseofulvin, St. Johns wort), possibly others. May affect measurement of sex hormone-binding globulin levels Adverse Reactions: Hypertension, nausea, vomiting, breakthrough bleeding, amenorrhea, transient delay of ovulation after discontinuation, edema, chloasma, mastodynia, headache, intolerance to contact lenses. Increased risk of gallbladder disease, thromboembolic disorders.