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Medications for Ovarian Cysts

Other names: Functional Ovarian Cysts; Physiologic Ovarian Cysts

An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with fluid that forms on or inside of an ovary.

Drugs used to treat Ovarian Cysts

The medications listed below are related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
Sprintec Off-label 5.6 45 reviews for Sprintec to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel Off-label 5.0 48 reviews for ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Brand names:
Aviane, Levora, Seasonique, Lutera, Seasonale, Portia, Falmina, Jolessa, Lessina, Kurvelo, LoSeasonique, Orsythia, CamreseLo, Enpresse, Levlen, Sronyx, Amethia Lo, Chateal, Myzilra, Trivora
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate Off-label 5.3 160 reviews for ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Brand names:
Sprintec, Tri-Sprintec, Estarylla, Mono-Linyah, Tri-Previfem, Previfem, Tri-Linyah, Tri-Lo-Sprintec, Tri-Estarylla, Tri-Lo-Marzia
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Sprintec Off-label 6.5 18 reviews for Tri-Sprintec to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Aviane Off-label 4.3 10 reviews for Aviane to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Estarylla Off-label 3.7 18 reviews for Estarylla to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Levora Off-label 8.0 2 reviews for Levora to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Seasonique Off-label 6.8 7 reviews for Seasonique to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Mono-Linyah Off-label 1.0 2 reviews for Mono-Linyah to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Previfem Off-label 4.0 2 reviews for Tri-Previfem to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Lutera Off-label 3.5 2 reviews for Lutera to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Previfem Off-label 6.0 4 reviews for Previfem to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Seasonale Off-label 5.0 2 reviews for Seasonale to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Linyah Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Lo-Sprintec Off-label 3.9 10 reviews for Tri-Lo-Sprintec to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Portia Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Falmina Off-label 1.0 1 review for Falmina to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Jolessa Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Lessina Off-label 4.3 7 reviews for Lessina to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Estarylla Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Tri-Lo-Marzia Off-label 2.0 4 reviews for Tri-Lo-Marzia to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Kurvelo Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
LoSeasonique Off-label 5.8 6 reviews for LoSeasonique to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
Orsythia Off-label 7.5 2 reviews for Orsythia to treat Ovarian Cysts
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes
CamreseLo Off-label Rate Add review
Rx X N X
Generic name:
ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel systemic
Drug class:
contraceptives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Off-label:
Yes

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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