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JUNEL Fe 1/20
Contraception
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Drug Name:

JUNEL Fe 1/20 Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Norethindrone acetate 1mg, ethinyl estradiol 20mcg (21 tabs); inert+ (7 tabs); +contains ferrous fumarate 75 mg.

Company:
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for JUNEL Fe 1/20:

Oral contraception.

Adult:

28-day products: 1 tab daily for 28 days; repeat. 21-day products: 1 tab daily for 21 days, then 7 tablet-free days; repeat.

Children:

Not applicable.

Contraindications:

Thrombophlebitis or thromboembolic disease. History of DVT, cerebrovascular or coronary artery disease. Thrombogenic valvular disease. Severe hypertension. Diabetes with vascular disease. Headaches with focal neurologic symptoms. Major surgery with prolonged immobilization. Known or suspected breast carcinoma, endometrial or other estrogen-dependent neoplasia. Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Pregnancy-related cholestasis. Hepatic disease or tumors. Pregnancy (Cat.X).

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of cardiovascular events esp. in cigarette smokers >35yrs of age; not recommended. Discontinue if thrombotic event, unexplained visual changes, jaundice, or headache/migraine occurs, and at least 4 weeks before through 2 weeks after surgery associated with increased risk of thromboembolism, and during and after prolonged immobilization. Cardio- or cerebrovascular diseases. Gallbladder disease. Obesity. Diabetes. Prediabetes. Hypertriglyceridemia. Depression. Conditions aggravated by fluid retention; monitor. Evaluate significant changes in headaches, irregular uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, retinal vein thrombosis. Monitor BP. Do regular complete physical exams. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Antagonized by hepatic enzyme inducing drugs (eg, rifampin, griseofulvin, St. John's wort), possibly others. May affect measurement of sex hormone-binding globulin levels.

See Also:

JUNEL Fe 1.5/30

JUNEL 21 1/20

JUNEL 21 1.5/30

Pharmacological Class:

Progestin + estrogen.

Adverse Reactions:

Hypertension, nausea, vomiting, breakthrough bleeding, amenorrhea, transient delay of ovulation after discontinuation, edema, chloasma, mastodynia, headache, intolerance to contact lenses. Increased risk of gallbladder disease, thromboembolic disorders.

How Supplied:

Packs—5

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