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A 41-year-old member asked:

actual side effects of ortho tri-cyclen can be what?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Fluid, bleed, HTN..: Side effects include vaginal bleeding, fluid retention, vision changes, spotty darkening of skin, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, and depression, among others. Fluid retention is important to tell your doctor because it can be hypertension. The most important fact to note is if you smoke and use this, you can have serious cardiovascular side effects. So do not smoke and use this.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Provided original answer
Those with pregnancy, heart attack, stroke, clotting problems, and female cancers are advised not to use these drugs.
Jun 24, 2012

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What are the usual side effects of ortho tri-cyclen?

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Fluid, bleed, HTN..: Side effects include vaginal bleeding, fluid retention, vision changes, spotty darkening of skin, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, and depression, among others. Fluid retention is important to tell your doctor because it can be hypertension. The most important fact to note is if you smoke and use this, you can have serious cardiovascular side effects. So do not smoke and use this.
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