I Am Generess
Be a part of the program that turns every Generess Fe prescription you fill into a $5 donation to the participating women's charity of your choice.‡ When you choose Generess Fe, you can help provide a safe place for a woman in need, counseling for a woman in distress, or improve a woman's health.Join Now
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Generess Fe is the only birth control pill that helps women in need.
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Tools & Resources
Body Tracker Tool
Use the Generess Fe Body Tracker to monitor your periods, track your exercise and nutrition, and receive daily health tips on your iPhone.
Request an Education Kit
Get more information about Generess Fe by mail in a cute,
compact, reusable bag.
Get our iPhone app for access to the Body Tracker Tool, the reminder tool, and your I Am Generess account—all right from your phone.
Set Up Reminders
Have trouble remembering to take your pill? Need prescription refill reminders? You can set them up here.
Chatting With Your Doctor
Ready to talk with your doctor about switching to Generess Fe? Use our printable list to help you ask all the right questions.
Request Generess Fe
Print the Generess Fe Request Card and give it to your doctor at your next appointment to help get the conversation started.
*For women who had periods, the average intensity of their periods was lighter over time.
†This offer is valid only for patients with commercial prescription drug insurance and applies to prescriptions for Generess Fe. Most eligible insured patients will pay the first $25 and receive a benefit of up to $40 per 28-day supply, for up to 12 prescription fills. Patient out-of-pocket expense may vary. Please see full terms and conditions for details.
‡See complete details in Terms & Conditions.
- 1. Generess® Fe prescribing information. Morristown, NJ: Watson Pharma, Inc. March 2012.
- 2. Data on file. Actavis Pharma, Inc.
- 3. Birth control patient education booklet. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. http://www.acog.org/publications/patient_ education/ab020.cfm. Accessed January 28, 2011.
- 4. Menstruation patient education booklet. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. http://www.acog.org/publications/patient_ education/bp049.cfm. Accessed April 6, 2011.
- 5. Hatcher RA, Trussell J, Stewart F, et al. Contraceptive Technology. 18th ed. New York, NY: Ardent Media; 2004.
- 6. Birth control pills. Planned Parenthood Web site. http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-topics/birth-control/birth-control-pill-4228.htm. Accessed January 18, 2013.
Important Safety Information
GENERESS FE is an estrogen/progestin COC indicated for use by women to prevent pregnancy.
You should not use GENERESS FE if you are over 35 and smoke as it increases the risk of having serious heart-related events. You should not use GENERESS FE if you are at high risk of blood clots, if you have abnormal uterine bleeding, breast or liver cancer, liver disease, high blood pressure, or uncontrolled high blood cholesterol. Treatment with GENERESS FE should be stopped if you have a blood clot, and at least 4 weeks before and through 2 weeks after major surgery. You should not take GENERESS FE any earlier than 4 weeks after having a baby and should not take GENERESS FE if you are breastfeeding. If you experience yellowing of the skin due to problems with your liver, you should stop taking GENERESS FE. If you are pre-diabetic or diabetic, your doctor should monitor you while using GENERESS FE, and should evaluate you if you have any significant change in headaches or irregular menstrual bleeding. The most common adverse events associated with the use of GENERESS FE included nausea/vomiting, headaches/migraine, depression/mood complaints, pain with menstrual bleeding, acne, increased weight, breast pain/tenderness and anxiety. GENERESS FE will not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.