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Ovcon

Storage Methods

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

What If I Miss a Dose of Ovcon?

Missing doses of Ovcon 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 Ovcon Dosage). If you are not sure what to do, refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Ovcon, or consult your healthcare provider.

Strengths of Ovcon

Ovcon comes in the following strengths:
  • Ovcon 35 -- 0.4 mg norethindrone and 0.035 mg (35 mcg) of ethinyl estradiol per active tablet (in the first 21 tablets of each pack), followed by 7 inactive tablets (which do not contain any hormones)
  • Ovcon 50 -- 1 mg norethindrone and 0.05 mg (50 mcg) of ethinyl estradiol per active tablet (in the first 21 tablets of each pack), followed by 7 inactive tablets (which do not contain any hormones).
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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