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What should I do if i haven't taking my ortho-novum 7/7/7 in four days because i lost them and i just got a new pack?
Restart: If you are sure you aren't pregnant, then simply restart a new pack. ...Read more
I am taking ortho novum 1 35. I want to stop my cycle completely so have just been taking it continuously with no placebo pill break. Is this safe?
Yes: There are some pills available now that you can take for up to one year without a period. However, i suggest you take a breakonce very 3-6 months and have a period. ...Read more
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
How effective is ortho-novum 7/7/7 in the first month of having unprotected sex / sex without condoms?
Depends on start: Combination pills you may start the combination pill at any time. If you start within five days after the start of your period, you are protected against pregnancy right away. You will not need to use a backup method of birth control. You should also employ safe sex practices (use condoms). ...Read more
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