Femcon Fe

What If I Take an Overdose of Femcon Fe?

Women who take too much Femcon Fe may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities.
(Click Femcon Fe Overdose for more information.)

How Should It Be Stored?

Keep Femcon Fe tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day and in the right order. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep Femcon Fe and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose of Femcon Fe?

Missing doses of Femcon Fe increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle (see Femcon Fe Dosage). If you are not sure what to do, refer to the patient information that comes with each pack, or consult your healthcare provider.


Femcon Fe comes in a package with 28 tablets. The first 21 tablets each contain 0.4 mg of norethindrone and 35 mcg (0.035 mg) of ethinyl estradiol. The last seven tablets do not contain any hormones, but they do contain 75 mg of ferrous fumarate (iron) per tablet. Femcon Fe tablets are spearmint-flavored.

Is There a Generic Version of Femcon Fe?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Femcon Fe).
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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