norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol/ferrous fumarate - oral, Estrostep Fe, Loestrin Fe
GENERIC NAME: NORETHINDRONE/ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/FERROUS FUMARATE - ORAL (nor-ETH-in-drone/ETH-i-nil ES-tra-DYE-ol/ FER-us FUE-ma-rate)
BRAND NAME(S): Estrostep Fe, Loestrin Fe
WARNING: Do not use this medication if you smoke cigarettes/use tobacco and are over 35 years old. Smoking raises your risk of stroke, heart attack, blood clots, and high blood pressure from hormonal birth control (such as the pill, patch, ring). The risk of these serious problems increases with age and with the number of cigarettes you smoke. Do not smoke or use tobacco.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children younger than 6 years. Keep this product out of reach of children. If overdose does occur, get medical help right away or call a poison control center.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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