Do you need a prescription for Alesse?

Alesse is a prescription medicine used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. Alesse may be used alone or with other medications.

How do you get Alesse 28?

The dosage of ALESSE-28 is one pink tablet daily for 21 consecutive days, followed by one light-green inert tablet daily for 7 consecutive days, according to the prescribed schedule. It is recommended that ALESSE-28 tablets be taken at the same time each day.

Is Alesse available in the US?

The Alesse brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.

What is the generic name for Alesse?

Teva’s generic of Alesse® Tablets: Aviane® (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)

How do I get Alesse?

Take your first pill on the first day of your period or on the first Sunday after your period begins. You may need to use back-up birth control, such as condoms or a spermicide, when you first start using this medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions. Take one pill every day, no more than 24 hours apart.

Are all Alesse 21 pills the same?

Each pack of Alesse comes with either 21 or 28 tablets. The pack with 21 pills contains only active pills, while the 28 pill packet comes with 21 active pills and seven placebo pills. When using the 21 pill pack, one pill should be taken at the same time of day, every day.

Is Alysena 28 a good birth control pill?

Alesse – Alysena birth control pill is 99% effective if it is taken as directed. This means, out of 100 women on this pill, less than one woman may conceive.

What’s the difference between Alesse 21 and 28?

The only difference between the 28-day and the 21-day packet of pills is the 7 inactive pills in the 28-day packet. With the 28-day pack, one starts the packet on the 1st day of menstrual bleeding, taking the pill from the shaded section marked with the appropriate day.

What is the difference between Alesse and Alysena?

Alysena is the generic drug for Alesse. This means that both medicines have the same ingredients and benefits. They have levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol as the ingredients.

What is Larissa generic for?

The Amneal generic will be sold under the trade name Larissia™ for ease of reference. Larissia™ joins four other women’s health products (including oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapies) in the Amneal product line.

Is Alesse the same as Yaz?

Monophasic (one-phase) pills contain the same amount of estrogen and progestin in all of the active pills. Alesse, Loestrin, Ortho-cyclen, Seasonale, and Yaz are a few examples. Each active pill in the pack is the same.

Is Alysena 28 the same as Alesse?

Alysena is the generic drug for Alesse and you may have received this from your pharmacy. Normally, Alysena-28 contains 3 weeks of pink active pills and one week of white placebo pills. The affected product may contain up to two rows of white placebo pills, which could put women at risk for unintended pregnancy.