(Ethynodiol Diacetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP)
Revised: December 2003
Patients should be counseled that this product does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Zovia 1/35E-28. Each light pink tablet contains 1 mg of ethynodiol diacetate and 35 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Zovia 1/50E-28. Each pink tablet contains 1 mg of ethynodiol diacetate and 50 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Therapeutic class: Oral contraceptive.
Zovia 1/35E and Zovia 1/50E are indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use oral contraceptives as a method of contraception. Oral contraceptive products such as Zovia 1/50E, which contain 50 mcg of estrogen, should not be used unless medically indicated.
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Published Studies Related to Zovia (Ethynodiol / Estradiol)
Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of norethisterone in women after oral doses of ethynodiol diacetate. [1979.02]
PIP: Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of norethisterone (NE) were studied in 12 women, aged 21-37 years, after oral doses of ethynodiol diacetate (EDA). Plasma NE levels, measured by radioimmunoassay, were used to compare the bioavailability of EDA tablets (Ovulen 50; 1 mg EDA plus .05 mg ethinyl estradiol) with that of a standard oral solution of EDA...
Efficacy and safety of ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg, with ethinyl estradiol, 35 micrograms, with an emphasis on contraceptive efficacy. A phase IV trial. [1991.04]
A phase IV trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of a monophasic oral contraceptive formulation, ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg, plus ethinyl estradiol, 35 micrograms (EDA 1 mg with EE 35 micrograms) (Demulen 1/35). Nine hundred eighty-three community-based obstetrician-gynecologists treated a total of 7,759 patients with EDA 1 mg with EE 35 micrograms for one to eight months...
Complexion changes in oral contraceptive users. Results from a phase IV multicenter trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg, with ethinyl estradiol, 35 micrograms. [1991.04]
An open-label, phase IV, multicenter survey of obstetrician-gynecologists was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a low-dose monophasic oral contraceptive, ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg, with ethinyl estradiol, 35 micrograms. Surveys from 983 community-based physicians reported on 6,382 women...
Serum and placenta levels of ethynylestradiol in presence of ethynodiol diacetate after oral administration. [1982.07]
PIP: The ethinyl estradiol concentration--in the presence of ethynodiol diacetate--in serum following oral administration was measured by a rapid radioimmunoassay method developed by the authors. It was found that the peak level was reached 1 hour after administration, and even after 12 hours, a significant amount of free ethinyl estradiol was present in the serum...
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