Contact with health services for contraceptive management ICD11 code: QA21
Ethinylestradiol + norethisterone
Oral > Solid: 35 µg + 1 mg
EML status history
Adolescents and adults
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Therapeutic alternatives limitations
Therapeutic alternatives to be reviewed (2023)
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following the review of square box listings on the EML and EMLc, the Expert Committee recommended the therapeutic alternatives for combined oral contraceptives be reviewed.