Tri-Minulet

Tri-Minulet

A brand name for ETHINYLOESTRADIOL (ethinylestradiol) formulated with a PROGESTOGEN drug GESTODENE as an oral contraceptive.
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There was concern over "third generation" pills such as Femodene, Triadene, Minulet, Tri-minulet, Marvelon and Mercilon a few years ago but doctors have agreed since that the risk of DVT while on the Pill is actually much lower than the risk of getting a clot while pregnant.
Swapping from a monophasic pill to a triphasic pill like Logynon, Trinordiol, BiNovum, Synphase, TriNovum, Triadene or Tri-Minulet. `All the tablets in a pack of monophasic pills are identical, so you can take them in any order,' explains Dr Kansagra.
The claims are against Schering Healthcare, manufacturer of Femodene; Wyeth, the maker of Minulet and Tri-Minulet; and Organon Laboratories, which manufactures Marvelon and Mercilon.
Schering brought out Femodene in 1987 and Wyeth marketed Minulet in 1988 and Tri-Minulet four years later.
The litigation, including claims brought on behalf of women who have died, will focus on seven individual cases and involves the pills Femodene, Minulet and Tri-Minulet, Marvelon and Mercilon.
Wyeth is involved through its production of Minulet in 1988 and Tri-Minulet in 1992, while Organon Laboratories faces claims over its products of Marvelon, in 1981, and Mercilon, in 1989.
Another company Wyeth is involved through its production of Minulet in 1988 and Tri-Minulet in 1992, while Organon Laboratories faces claims over its products of Marvelon, in 1981, and Mercilon, in 1989.
The pills - Femodene by Schering Healthcare, Minulet and Tri-Minulet by Wyeth and Marvelon and Mercilon by Organon - were all introduced in the 1980s or early 1990s.
They said third generation Minulet, Mercilon, Triadene, Tri-minulet, Femodene and Femodene ED are safe for healthy women who don't smoke.
The companies involved are Wyeth of Maidenhead, Berks, makers of Minulet and Tri-Minulet; Schering Health Care Ltd, which makes Femodene; and Organon Laboratories Ltd, which makes Mercilon and Marvelon.
Claims also relate to Femodene, Minulet and Tri-Minulet. The High Court has heard seven died after using the pills.
About one and a half million women were advised to switch pills if they were on Femodene, Femodene ED, Minulet, Triadene, Tri-Minulet, Marvelon and Mercilon.