Lo Loestrin Fe vs Loestrin

Lo Loestrin Fe
(Rx)
Loestrin
(Rx)
Lo Loestrin Fe is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Loestrin is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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October 21, 2010
October 1, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,973 Discussions
13,284 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Spotting
#3 for Cramping
#5 for Acne
#6 for PMS
#7 for PCOS
#8 for Heavy Periods
#10 for Endometriosis
#11 for Ovarian Cysts
Our data suggest that Lo Loestrin Fe is taken for Spotting, Cramping and Having No Periods, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Acne.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spotting
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Acne
#6 for PCOS
#7 for Endometriosis
#8 for Heavy Periods
#9 for PMS
#11 for Fibroids
Our data suggest that Loestrin is taken for Spotting, Cramping and Having No Periods, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Acne.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lo
Weight Gain
10
Weight Loss
2
Blood Clots
2
Insomnia
1
Paranoia
1
Weakness
1
Stomach Pain
1
Itching
1
Breast Pain
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Loe
Weight Gain
8
Depression
5
Nausea
4
Bloating
3
Decreased Libido
2
Anxiety
2
Weight Loss
2
Blood Clots
2
Breast Pain
1
Vomiting
1
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Weight Gain
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Weight Loss
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2
2
Blood Clots
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2
2
Insomnia
Lo
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1
0
Paranoia
Lo
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1
0
Weakness
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1
0
Stomach Pain
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1
0
Itching
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1
0
Breast Pain
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Loe
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
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Loe
1
0
Weight Gain
Loe
Lo
8
10
Depression
Loe
Lo
5
0
Nausea
Loe
Lo
4
0
Bloating
Loe
Lo
3
0
Decreased Libido
Loe
Lo
2
0
Anxiety
Loe
Lo
2
0
Weight Loss
Loe
Lo
2
2
Blood Clots
Loe
Lo
2
2
Breast Pain
Loe
Lo
1
1
Vomiting
Loe
Lo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Loestrin is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lo Loestrin Fe and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Loestrin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg-10 mcg (24)/10 mcg (2)
Tablet: 1 mg-20 mcg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Norethindrone A-E Estradiol/Ferrous Fumarate
Norethindrone A-E Estradiol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lo Loestrin Fe and Loestrin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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