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Loestrin is manufactured by Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic versions of Loestrin are manufactured by various manufacturers.

Loestrin is a combined oral contraceptive, the most common type of birth control pill. Loestrin contains a combination of two different types of hormones: estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) and a progestin (norethindrone).

The hormones in Loestrin prevent pregnancy primarily by stopping ovulation (the maturation and release of eggs from the ovaries).

Loestrin also works to prevent pregnancy in two other, less important ways. It changes the cervical mucus, making it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus. It also alters the endometrium), making it less receptive to an embryo.
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14 Mar 2016 Its the best Birth Control that I have ever taken. i do not get any more cramps and my periods are a lot lighter and the duration is less than 2 weeks!
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13 Jan 2015 It's the best decision I've made concerning my help. My cycles were so horrible. Uncontrolled vomiting that went on for hours.
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12 Jan 2014 Very dry skin and red raised patches. Suffered from eczema as a child but hasn't been as bad as this for over 20 years.
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07 Feb 2013 I recently started loestrin, and so far it's pretty good! I don't have spotting like I have on other BC. The only negative thing I have noticed is that I am very emotional, and it has brought out my anxiety problems more.
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