The new Minastrin 24 Fe and Lo Minastrin Fe (min-NASS-trin, norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) are causing lots of confusion

The new Minastrin 24 Fe and Lo Minastrin Fe (min-NASS-trin, norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) are causing lots of confusion.

Minastrin 24 Fe is replacing Loestrin 24 Fe.

They're the same drugs and dosing regimen...but pharmacists usually can't automatically substitute one for the other because Minastrin 24 Fe is a CHEW tab and Loestrin 24 Fe is a regular ORAL tab.

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