Alesse (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is a generic medication that is most commonly used against unwanted pregnancy. Its effect is based on a composition of two hormones that stops the process of ovulation. Additionally it thikens the vaginal fluid to hinder the semen from reaching the uterus. Alesse can be prescribed for various medical disorders connected with woman’s health.
Also known under the following names: Altavera, Amethyst, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Levlen, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette, Orsythia, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil, Trivora, Ethinyl Estradiol and Levonorgestrel.
*Alesse is produced by Wyeth