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Leena is a combined oral contraceptive, which means that it contains both an estrogen and a progestin. This prescription birth control pill must be taken every day, at the same time each day. It works by stopping ovulation, altering the cervical mucus, and changing the lining of the uterus. Possible side effects include headaches, nausea, and breast tenderness.
What Is Leena?Leena® (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (technically known as an oral contraceptive). It is a generic version of Tri-Norinyl® and is also equivalent to Aranelle™.
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting (between periods)
- Nausea, with or without vomiting
- Breast tenderness and swelling.