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I was wondering how long ortho novum 1/35 takes to be effective?

At least a month: You should never rely on birth control pills to work the first month on them. Use other forms of birth control during the first month. ...Read more

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Side effects of ortho novum 1/35 mild?

Side effects of ortho novum 1/35 mild?

Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding....As well as others. ...Read more

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Is ortho novum 777 a good birth control ?

Is ortho novum 777 a good birth control ?

It's fine: This pill has been around for quite a while. I'm sure that it certainly safe and effective. There are pills that were introduced since then that are lower doses and have similar effectiveness and may be better tolerated. But if happy you don't need to change. ...Read more

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What are your experiences with the birth control ortho-novum 7/7/7?

What are your experiences with the birth control ortho-novum 7/7/7?

Orthonovum777: This is same like with any other birth control pill some are very happy and have no complaints and others have symptoms from minor like headache to insomnia.Anxiety, difficulty concentrating, mood swings, dizzy spells. So if you have side effects discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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If most people gain weight on ortho novum what birth control method do they prefer?

If most people gain weight on ortho novum what birth control method do they prefer?

This is not true: The modern low dose birth control pill (ortho novum is one brand amont many) has no measureable direct effect on weight, as demonstrated by many studies. Indirect effects like a slightly enhanced appetite and depression could be an issue, but there are a great number of options and alternatives to choose from. There is no one best choice. ...Read more

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Can you please describe common things to know about the birth control ortho novum 777?

Can you please describe common things to know about the birth control ortho novum 777?

Please ask your gyn: I have not prescibed that pill for years and if you are taking it and are 47yrs old that is way too much hormone for u to be on, at 47 you may not even be ovulating, so may not even need birth control and if u are taking it for other reasons u should be on the lowest dose pill which is loloestrin, only 10 mcg estrogen or u should get an in office essure tubal easy takes 5 min, no cutting. ...Read more