What is the generic equivalent of Ortho-Cept?

Teva’s generic of Ortho-Cept® Tablets: Apri® (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)

What kind of birth control is Ortho-Cept?

Ortho-Cept Tablets (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination of female hormones used as an oral contraceptive regimen indicated for the prevention of pregnancy.

Is Ortho-Cept discontinued?

The Ortho-Cept 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.

Who makes Ortho-Cept?

Mayne Pharma
Mayne Pharma is introducing a generic version of Ortho-Cept (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol 0.15 mg / 0.03 mg) tablets.

What is in Ortho Cept?

ORTHO-CEPT® Tablets provide an oral contraceptive regimen of 21 light orange round tablets each containing 0.15 mg desogestrel (13-ethyl-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17 alpha-pregn-4-en20-yn-17-ol) and 0.03 mg ethinyl estradiol (19-nor-17 alpha-pregna-1,3,5 (10)-trien-20-yne3,17,diol).

What is Enskyce generic for?

Enskyce (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets) are oral contraceptives indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use this product as a method of contraception. Enskyce is available in generic form.

Is Ortho Cept a combination pill?

This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen.

Are APRI and Enskyce the same?

You can also save money by choosing one of several other Apri generics, such as Desogestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol, Solia, Juleber, Enskyce, Emoquette or Reclipsen. Generics have the SAME active ingredients and dosage as the name brand.

How effective is Enskyce birth control?

In a clinical trial with Enskyce, 1,195 subjects completed 11,656 cycles and a total of 10 pregnancies were reported. This represents an overall user-efficacy (typical user-efficacy) pregnancy rate of 1.12 per 100 women-years. This rate includes patients who did not take the drug correctly.

Is Enskyce the same as Desogen?

Brand Names: Apri, Azurette, Bekyree, Caziant, Cyred, Emoquette, Enskyce, Isibloom, Juleber, Kalliga, Kariva, Mircette, Pimtrea, Reclipsen, Simliya, Velivet, Viorele, Volnea.

Is Enskyce generic?

Is there a generic version of Ortho-Cept?

Is there a generic version of Ortho-Cept? The birth control pill Ortho-Cept (desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol) is available in generic versions, under the names Emoquette and Apri. The pill Desogen is also equivalent to Ortho-Cept.

How much does Desogen cost?

The products combine two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. They are used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of generic Desogen is around $12.16, 42% off the average retail price of $21.22.

How often can you take Desogen pills?

For oral dosage form (tablets): For contraception (to prevent pregnancy): Adults and teenagers: Desogen®—One white tablet (active) taken at the same time each day for 21 consecutive days followed by one green tablet (inert) daily for 7 days per menstrual cycle.

What does desogestrel stand for?

Desogestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol, Cyred, Apri, Solia, Isibloom, Enskyce, Juleber, Emoquette, Reclipsen. ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; DESOGESTREL is an oral contraceptive. The products combine two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. They are used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy.