24-DAY ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
  • These oral contraceptives contain 24 days of active ingredient as opposed to the typical 21 days
  • See 24 vs 21 day pills for more information
  • All pills are monophasic
Name Hormones
  • Beyaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Generess® Fe
  • Kaitlib® FE
  • Layolis® FE
  • norethindrone 0.8 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.025 mg
  • Gianvi®
  • Loryna®
  • Nikki®
  • Yaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Blisovi® 24 FE
  • Gildess® 24 FE
  • Loestrin® 24 FE
  • Lomedia® 24 FE
  • Mibelas® 24 FE
  • Minastrin® 24 FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg



EXTENDED-CYCLE CONTRACEPTIVES
  • These oral contraceptives are packaged for extended-cycle regimens (period frequency greater than 1 month)
  • See extended-cycle contraceptives for more information
Name Hormones
  • Amethia®
  • Ashlyna®
  • Camrese®
  • Daysee®
  • Simpesse®
  • Seasonique®
  • levonorgestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.030 mg
  • Introvale®
  • Quasense®
  • Seasonale®
  • Setlakin®
  • levonorgestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.030 mg
  • Amethyst®
  • Lybrel®
  • levonorgestrel 0.090 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Comes in 28 day pack
  • Amethia® Lo
  • Camrese® Lo
  • LoSeasonique®
  • levonorgestrel 0.100 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.020 mg
  • Fayosim®
  • Quartette®
  • levonorgestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.030 mg



LOW ESTROGEN CONTRACEPTIVES - pills with 0.020 mg ethinyl estradiol
  • These oral contraceptives have 0.020 mg of ethinyl estradiol
  • See high vs low EE for more information
Name Hormones
  • Aubra®
  • Aviane® 28
  • Delyla®
  • Falmina®
  • Lessina®
  • Lutera®
  • Orsythia®
  • Vienva®
  • levonorgestrel 0.100 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Beyaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Gianvi®
  • Loryna®
  • Nikki®
  • Yaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Gildess® 24 FE
  • Larin® 24 FE
  • Loestrin® 24 FE
  • Lomedia® 24 FE
  • Mibelas® 24 FE
  • Minastrin® 24 FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Blisovi® FE 1/20
  • Gildess® 1/20
  • Gildess® FE 1/20
  • Junel® 1/20
  • Junel® FE 1/20
  • Larin® 1/20
  • Larin® FE 1/20
  • Loestrin® 1/20 21
  • Loestrin® FE 1/20
  • Microgestin® 1/20
  • Microgestin® FE 1/20
  • Tarina® FE 1/20
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Azurette®
  • Bekyree®
  • Kariva®
  • Kimidess®
  • Mircette®
  • Pimtrea®
  • Viorele®
  • desogestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.020 mg
  • Gianvi®
  • Loryna®
  • Nikki®
  • Yaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Amethia® Lo
  • Camrese® Lo
  • LoSeasonique®
  • levonorgestrel 0.10 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.020 mg
  • Amethyst®
  • Lybrel®
  • levonorgestrel 0.090 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg



LOW ESTROGEN CONTRACEPTIVES - pills with 0.010 mg ethinyl estradiol
  • These oral contraceptives have 0.010 mg of ethinyl estradiol
  • See high vs low EE for more information
Name Hormones
  • Lo Loestrin® FE
  • Lo Minastrin® FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 mg



ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITH 0.050 mg OF ETHINYL ESTRADIOL
  • These oral contraceptives have 0.050 mg of ethinyl estradiol
  • In some cases, higher doses of ethinyl estradiol may be desirable (ex. when taken with CYP3A4 inducers, anticonvulsants, etc.)
  • See OCP Drug Interactions for more information
Name Hormones
  • Ogestrel® 0.5/50 28
  • norgestrel 0.50 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.050 mg
  • Ovcon® 50
  • norethindrone 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.050 mg
  • Zovia® 1/50E 28
  • ethynodiol diacetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.050 mg



ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITH ESTROGEN DURING LAST WEEK OF CYCLE
  • These oral contraceptives have an estrogen on certain days during the last week of the cycle
  • These formulations may cause lighter menses and decrease menstrual-related side effects (not proven in trials)
Name Hormones
  • Amethia®
  • Ashlyna®
  • Camrese®
  • Daysee®
  • Seasonique®
  • levonorgestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.030 mg
  • ethinyl estradiol 0.010 on days 85 - 91
  • Azurette®
  • Bekyree®
  • Kariva®
  • Kimidess®
  • Mircette®
  • Pimtrea®
  • Viorele®
  • desogestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.020 mg
  • ethinyl estradiol 0.010 on days 24 - 28
  • Lo Loestrin® FE
  • Lo Minastrin® FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 mg
  • ethinyl estradiol 0.010 on days 25 - 26
  • Amethia® Lo
  • Camrese® Lo
  • LoSeasonique®
  • levonorgestrel 0.100 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.020 mg
  • ethinyl estradiol 0.010 on days 85 - 91
  • Quartette®
  • levonorgestrel 0.150 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 - 0.030 mg
  • ethinyl estradiol 0.010 on days 85 - 91
  • Natazia®
  • dienogest 2 - 3 mg and estradiol valerate 1 - 3 mg
  • estradiol valerate on days 25 - 26



ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITH NO GENERIC
  • These oral contraceptives have no generic form
  • NOTE: We try our best to keep our drug lists updated. Check with your pharmacist for the latest generic information.
Name Hormones
  • Beyaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Lo Loestrin® FE
  • Lo Minastrin® FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 mg
  • Natazia®
  • dienogest 2 - 3 mg and estradiol valerate 1 - 3 mg
  • Ovcon® 50
  • norethindrone 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.050 mg
  • Safyral®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.030 mg
  • Amethyst®
  • Lybrel®
  • levonorgestrel 0.090 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg
  • Comes in 28 day pack
  • Zovia® 1/50E 28
  • ethynodiol diacetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.050 mg



ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES THAT ARE CHEWABLE
Name Hormones
  • Femcon FE®
  • Nexesta™ FE
  • Wymzya FE®
  • Zenchent FE®
  • Zeosa®
  • norethindrone 0.40 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.035 mg
  • Generess® FE
  • Kaitlib® FE
  • Layolis® FE
  • norethindrone 0.80 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.025 mg
  • Lo Minastrin® FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1.0 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.010 mg
  • Mibelas® 24 FE
  • Minastrin® 24 FE
  • norethindrone acetate 1 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg



ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES THAT ARE FDA-APPROVED TO TREAT ACNE
Name Hormones
  • Estrostep® FE
  • Tilia FE®
  • Tri-Legest® FE 28
  • norethindrone acetate 1.0 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 - 0.035 mg
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen®
  • TriNessa®
  • Tri-Estarylla®
  • Tri-Linyah®
  • Tri-Previfem®
  • Tri-Sprintec®
  • norgestimate 0.180 - 0.250 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.035 mg
  • Beyaz®
  • Gianvi®
  • Loryna®
  • Nikki®
  • Yaz®
  • drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.020 mg