28 May 2015

Mercilon (Ethinylestradiol / Desogestrel) - United Kingdom

ATC: G03AA
GENITO URINARY SYSTEM AND SEX HORMONES
SEX HORMONES AND MODULATORS OF THE GENITAL SYSTEM
HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES FOR SYSTEMIC USE
PROGESTOGENS AND ESTROGENS, FIXED COMBINATIONS
Mercilon

Generic Matches for Ethinylestradiol / Desogestrel (1)
Marvelon

Last Updated on 28 May 2015 by EPG Health Media Staff

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Mercilon Indication

Oral contraception

The decision to prescribe Mercilon should take into consideration the individual woman's current risk factors, particularly those for venous thromboembolism (VTE), and how the risk of VTE with Mercilon compares with other CHCs.

 

Mercilon Generic Name

Ethinylestradiol / Desogestrel

Type

POM

Summary Product Characteristics (SPCs) Links
SPC - Mercilon (external site)

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Mercilon Marketing Information

Mercilon Generic Name
Ethinylestradiol / Desogestrel
Marketing Company
Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited
Drug Type
POM
Date of Issue, Marketing Authority 11/02/1986

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