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How long (how many days) do I have to be on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for it to become effective?

How long (how many days) do I have to be on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for it to become effective?

I month: At yoru age in my opinion that is way too much hormone , if u were my pt i would have u on loloestrin 10 mcg pill much safer. ...Read more

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Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Does ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) make you break out on your face?

Does ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) make you break out on your face?

Should decrease acne: All pills lower your hormones and will help with acne. Many dermatologists recommend birth control pills for teens to help control their acne. It can take a few months to get the effect. ...Read more

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Is ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) a combination pill or mini pill? Idk how to tell

Is ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) a combination pill or mini pill? Idk how to tell

Combination: A combination birth control pill contains an estrogen and a progestin. The mini pill contains only a progestin without any estrogen. Ortho Tricyceln contains both hormones and is therefore a combination birth control pill. ...Read more

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I have used ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo since Jan and have gained 5 lbs so will Mononessa cause me to gain more weight?

I have used ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo since Jan and have gained 5 lbs so will Mononessa cause me to gain more weight?

Hormones for: some women can cause and increased appetite. If you are on the pill and dont watch your calories you will gain weight. If you are not on the pill, and you dont watch your calories, then you will gain weight. BCP dont have more than a half pound of weight gain associated with them by water retention. http://www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/birth-control-pills-weight-gain ...Read more

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Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause, its helping some symptoms but not all. Dont want to switch pills. What other option do I have?

Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause, its helping
some symptoms  but not all.
Dont want to switch pills. What
other option do I have?

Please get off that : Pill, way too much hormone for someone your age too much risk of blood clot , stroke etc, taha pill has 35 mcg estrogen, if u are going to take a bcpill u sould be on loloetsrin, it has only 10 mcg estrogen but if has 24 activepills and 2 estrogen pills andonly 2 placebo which u can skip, u may need other hormones instead which may be better for u, or drugs like Effexor (venlafaxine) also work well for many. ...Read more

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Brown discharge when on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo. Normal?

Brown discharge is : Usually old, deoxygenated blood. Spotting in not uncommon on oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ortho Tri Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ortho Tri Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) allergy?

One type of pill: This is a branded pill that has three different dosages of hormones throughout the cycle. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago i started ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo and have been bleeding with clumps of lining since i started the first pill what should I do?

2 weeks ago i started ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo and have been bleeding with clumps of lining since i started the first pill what should I do?

Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can missing 5 pills in a row cause a woman tobegin bleeding? I an on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate). Not due to start for 15 days but missed 5 pills now bleeding.

Can missing 5 pills in a row cause a woman tobegin bleeding? I an on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate). Not due to start for 15 days but missed 5 pills now bleeding.

Yes: You can generally skip up to 2 pills in a pack, and still catch up by taking 2 pills per day for 2 days. But once you've skipped 3 pills or more, your body thinks it's time to get a period, just like the last week of the pack when you take sugar pills. The pill is less effective if you don't take it every day. You should use a back up method, condoms, until you've been back on the pill for 2 weeks. ...Read more