Oral contraceptives ICD11 code: XM1713215584
Ethinylestradiol + norethisterone
Oral > Solid: 35 µg + 1 mg
EML status history
Adolescents and adults
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Ethinylestradiol 50 µg in contraceptive tablets also containing norethisterone was replaced by ethinylestradiol 35 µg, since the committee considered this (lower) strength to be safer.