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Ortho Evra Nausea
Progestin related : Micronor (norethindrone) is a progestin only birth control pill and therefore common side effects include breast tenderness; changes in menstrual flow, including breakthrough bleeding or spotting; dizziness; headache; nausea. The unpredictable irregular bleeding is the most bothersome to most people. ...Read more
Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) or ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for hormonal acne?
Brown discharge is : Usually old, deoxygenated blood. Spotting in not uncommon on oral contraceptives. ...Read more
See below: Please address this with your prescribing provider. Good Luck! ...Read more
Can birth control give you pregnancy like symptoms? Almost done with second pack and nausea bloating stomach pains? Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo?
Birth Control: Yes. This is absolutely common and is printed in every pharmacy information sheet that comes with these hormones. ...Read more
Does ciprofloxacin affect the birth control ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo?
Experiencing headaches ( not migranes) for the past 4 months
on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) and now on ortho cyclen, and insomnia,
too high estrogen?
Possibly: Try a pill that has same dose everyday and see if that resolves the situation. The one you are on all have different hormonal levels each week. ...Read more
If I'm on ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo, when can I have unprotected sex?
2nd cycle: Women on Ortho Tricyclen lo have full protection during the second cycle that they are on the pill. ...Read more
45 yr old female began ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause, ex-
periencing hypothyroid symptoms,
will ortho cause symptoms to
worsen or improve?
Not sure.: Not sure what you mean by hypothyroid symptoms. There may be some overlap in symptoms with perimenopause and hypothyroid, but not a lot. Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) may alleviate your perimenopausal symptoms but will have absolutely no effect on any symptoms produced by lack of thyroid hormone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I assume you are : Referring to use of multiple ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) since it is not an emergency contraceptive when normally used. It could delay menstruation. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Sometimes: Micronor (norethindrone) is a very low dose contraceptive and has been known to decrease libido. Unlike alcohol abuse which "increases the desire but impairs the performance" the pill can sometimes "make one forget why they were taking it in the first place" ask your md to consider a change in the pill. ...Read more
Is there a difference between Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) and sprintec? My new doctor switch me from sprintec to ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate).
Yes: Oral contraceptive pills have 2 hormones - a progesterone and an estrogen component. Sprintec is a monophasic pill ie the progesterone and estrogen components are fixed and does not vary with the last 7 pills hormone free (inert). Ortho tricyclen, the progesterone component increases weekly up to week 3, and the last 7 pills inert. I find that there is more break through bleeding with tricyclen. ...Read more
Can ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) Lo cause tingling and itching all over my body?
Not likely: unless you are alleric to the mediciation. Consult with your GYN. ...Read more
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