Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol) is used for oral contraceptive pill preparations where it is combined with a synthetic progesterone drug. It is a synthetic estrogen similar to the natural female sex hormone estradiol and ia also used as a natural estrogen supplement when the body's production is low, then it is used to control abnormal bleeding from the uterus, and to treat
delayed sexual development in females. Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol) In conjunction with cyproterone is used to treat severe acne in women. Certain cancers of the prostate respond to Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol).
Your doctor will prescribe the correct dosage of Ethinyl Estradiol for your condition. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor to explain any part you do not understand. Do not use more or less than prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop using Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol) without talking to your doctor.
Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, take the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule; this may mean taking two tablets in one day. If you miss two or more doses in a row, use an alternate birth control method (e.g., condoms, spermicides) for at least 7 days and consult the product information or your doctor for a new dosing schedule.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
LYNORAL MORE INFO:
Active ingredient: Ethinylestradiol
Ethinyl estradiol is a progesterone and estrogen combination birth control pill. It works by preventing ovulation, thickening the mucus in the cervix, and changing the lining of the uterus.
Smoking increases the risk of serious adverse effects on the heart and circulation with Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol).
Antihypertensive drugs and diuretics may have their effectiveness reduced by Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol).
Lynoral (Ethinyl Estradiol) should not be used in women, especially women who are pregnant or plan to get pregnant. It may harm the fetus.
Antibiotics may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives containing this drug.
Taking anticonvulsants may require a higher dose of oral contraceptives.
Side effects may include:
pain in chest