Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone is a combination drug that contains female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. Ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Femcon Fe is a chewable tablet with a combination of progesterone and estrogen and serves as a form birth control pills. Iron (Fe) is also contained in the tablet. Femcon Fe also contains norethindrone (0.4mg) and ethinyl estradiol (0.035mg). Other inactive ingredients contained in the tablet include: sodium starch glycolate, spearmint flavor, sucralose, lactose, dibasic, calcium phosphate, maltodextrin and magnesium stearate.