• Contraception

Daysee Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Levonorgestrel 0.15mg, ethinyl estradiol 30mcg (84 tabs); ethinyl estradiol 10mcg (7 tabs).

Pharmacological Class

Progestin + estrogen.

How Supplied

Extended-cycle wallets (13-week supply)—1, 2

Daysee Indications


Oral contraception.

Daysee Dosage and Administration


1 tab daily for 91 days; repeat. Use Sunday-start regimen. Take pills in order (84 levonorgestrel + ethinyl estradiol tabs, then 7 ethinyl estradiol tabs).


Premenarchal: not recommended.

Daysee Contraindications


High risk of arterial or venous thrombotic disease (eg, smokers or migraineurs over age 35, history of DVT or PE, cerebrovascular or coronary artery disease, thrombogenic valvular disease, atrial fibrillation, subacute bacterial endocarditis, hypercoagulopathies, uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes with vascular disease, headaches with focal neurologic symptoms). Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding. Breast or other estrogen- or progestin-sensitive neoplasms. Hepatic disease or tumors. Pregnancy.

Daysee Boxed Warnings

Boxed Warning

Cigarette smoking increases risk of serious cardiovascular events.

Daysee Warnings/Precautions


Increased risk of cardiovascular events (eg, MI, stroke, VTE) esp. smokers >35yrs of age. Discontinue if thrombotic event, unexplained visual changes, or jaundice occurs, and at least 4 weeks before through 2 weeks after surgery associated with increased risk of thromboembolism. Gallbladder disease. Diabetes. Prediabetes. Uncontrolled dislipidemias. Hypertriglyceridemia. Pregnancy-related cholestasis. Depression. Hereditary angioedema. Evaluate significant changes in headaches, irregular uterine bleeding, amenorrhea. Monitor blood pressure. Do regular complete physical exams. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Daysee Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Daysee Interactions


May be antagonized by CYP3A4 or other enzyme inducers (eg, barbiturates, bosentan, carbamazepine, felbamate, griseofulvin, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, rifampin, St. John’s wort, topiramate); use backup contraception. May be affected by protease inhibitors, NNRTIs, atorvastatin, acetaminophen, ascorbic acid, itraconazole, ketoconazole. May antagonize lamotrigine. May affect laboratory tests (eg, coagulation factors, lipids, glucose tolerance, binding proteins). May need dose adjustment of thyroid hormones.

Daysee Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Irregular and/or heavy uterine bleeding, weight gain, acne, nausea, breast tenderness, headache, cholelithiasis, pancreatitis, abdominal pain, depression; angioedema, others (see full labeling).

Daysee Clinical Trials

See Literature

Daysee Note

Not Applicable

Daysee Patient Counseling

See Literature