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Medications used in the treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
Teal names means the drug is available through a Patient Assistance Program; an asterisk indicates the drug is not currently available through a patient assistance program:
Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate)
Depo-subQ provera 104 (medroxyprogesterone acetate)
Estrostep Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol)*
Glucophage XR (metformin extended release)
Loestrin24 Fe (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol)*
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (medroxyprogesterone acetate)
Mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system)
Novarel (chorionic gonadotropin)*
Nuvaring (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol)*
Ortho Evra (ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin transdermal)
Ortho Micronor (norethindrone)
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo (ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate)
Ortho-Cept (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol)
Ortho-Novum 1/35 (ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone)
Ortho-Novum 1/50 (ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone)
Ortho-Novum 10/11 (ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone)
Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 (ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone)
Ovidrel (choriogonadotropin alfa)*
ParaGard T 380A (intrauterine copper contraceptive)
Pregnyl (chorionic gonadotropin for injection)*
Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate)
Seasonale (Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol)*
Seasonique (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)*
Yasmin (Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol).*
Yaz (Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol).*
Other Sources of Assistance:
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