Alesse (28) , known as levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol, is a estrogen and progestin combination that is used to regulate the menstrual cycle and avoid unwanted pregnancy.
This oral medicine works by preventing ovulation. It also changes the lining of the uterus to prevent a pregnancy and changes the cervical mucus to prevent sperm entering the uterus.
Alesse comes in a packet of 28 tablets. Alesse (28) works effectively when taken by mouth every day at the same time.
Common side effects of Alesse (28) include vomiting, nausea, bleeding between menstrual periods, breast tenderness and weight change.
This medicine may also be used to regulate the menstrual cycle, treat certain menopausal symptoms or other conditions, as prescribed by your doctor.