Additional information on this medication
Lutera-28 is an oral medication used to prevent pregnancy, and contains the hormones progestin and estrogen. In addition to being used as a contraceptive, it is also sometimes prescribed to regulate the menstrual cycle, decrease the risk of ovarian cysts and make periods less painful by decreasing the amount of blood flow during menstruation. Lutera-28 works by preventing ovulation (the release of an egg) during a menstrual cycle, making cervical mucus thicker, and changing the uterine lining so that a fertilized egg cannot attach to the uterus. Other brand names like Lutera-28 are extensive: Alesse, Altavera, Amethyst, Amethia, Aviane, Camrese, Enpresse, Introvale, Jolessa, Lessina, Levlen, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Marlissa, Myzilra, Nordette, Orsythia, Portia, Quasense, Seasonale, Seasonique, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28, Trivora-28.