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    Ortho Tri-Cyclen
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Ortho Tri-Cyclen review
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Ortho Tri-Cyclen, also known as Norgestimate and Ethinyl Estradiol, is one of a group of birth control pills containing a form of estrogen and a form of progesterone that work to stop the release of the egg during ovulation.

Be sure to tell your doctor of any allergies you have whether it is to medication or food, preservatives, or dyes. Tell your doctor immediately if you are, or become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Also tell your doctor of any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, and any medical conditions you may have.

Avoid smoking and tobacco products when taking this medication. Tobacco greatly increases the risk of side effects when taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen.

It is very important that you take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. You may take two tablets in one day safely. If you miss more than one dose, contact your doctor immediately and follow his instructions exactly.

If you experience any of the following, stop taking the birth control pills and tell your doctor immediately: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives); a blood clot in the lung (shortness of breath or pain in the chest); a blood clot in an arm or leg (pain, redness, swelling, or numbness of an arm or leg); high blood pressure (severe headache, flushing, blurred vision); or liver damage (yellowing of the skin or eyes, nausea, abdominal pain or discomfort, unusual bleeding or bruising, severe fatigue).

Each light blue tablet contains 0.215 mg of the progestational compound norgestimate (18,19-Dinor-17-pregn-4- en-20-yn-3-one, 17-( acetyloxy)-13-ethyl-, oxime,( 17α)-(+)-) and 0.035 mg of the estrogenic compound, ethinyl estradiol (19-nor-17α-pregna, 1,3,5 (10)-trien-20-yne-3,17-diol). Inactive ingredients include FD&C Blue No.2 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, and pregelatinized starch. Each blue tablet contains 0.250 mg of the progestational compound norgestimate (18,19-Dinor-17-pregn-4- en-20-yn-3-one, 17-(acetyloxy)-13-ethyl-, oxime,( 17α)-(+)-) and 0.035 mg of the estrogenic compound, ethinyl estradiol (19-nor-17α-pregna, 1,3,5 (10)-trien-20-yne-3,17-diol). Inactive ingredients include FD&C Blue No.2 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, and pregelatinized starch. Each green tablet contains only inert ingredients, as follows: D&C Yellow No.10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No.2 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and pregelatinized starch. Each green tablet contains only inert ingredients, as follows: D&C Yellow No.10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No.2 Aluminum Lake, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and pregelatinized starch.

Ortho Tri-Cyclen has the following structural formula:

Ortho Tri-Cyclen chemical 
structure
Generic name: Ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate

Brand name(s): Ortho Cyclen :: Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo

Similar drugs: Levothroid :: Ortho Evra :: Propecia

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