Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol (Alesse generic) is a combination drug which has female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). These birth control pills might be also be used for functions not listed in this medication guide. Despite all these questions, there are still so many reasons why generic birth control is better than the brand name.
To achieve maximum contraceptive effectiveness, ALESSE must be taken exactly as directed and at intervals not exceeding 24 hours. The dosage of ALESSE-28 is one pink tablet daily for 21 consecutive days, followed by one light-green inert tablet daily for 7 consecutive days, according to the prescribed schedule. It is recommended that ALESSE-28 tablets be taken at the same time each day.
- Breakthrough bleeding,
- Changes in weight or appetite,