Generess FE, generic name norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol, belongs to a group of drugs known as Contraceptives. This medication is used to prevent pregnancies. It may also be prescribed for other reasons by a healthcare expert. Generess FE is a combination of progesterone and estrogen. This medication, apart from containing progesterone and estrogen control pill, also contains iron. Generess FE mainly works by preventing ovulation.