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Doctor insights on: Tri Sprintec

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How effectively does tri-sprintec work?

How effectively does tri-sprintec work?

As well as its taken: Like any other oral contraceptive, it needs to be taken every day about the same time each day, and then it will work well to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

Sprintec (Definition)

Ethinyl Estradiol and norgestimate a combination drug that contains female hormones that prevent ...Read more


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What's the difference between tri sprintec and sprintec? Im on sprintec.

What's the difference between tri sprintec and sprintec? Im on sprintec.

Birth control: Sprintec has the same level of hormone throughout the entire 3 weeks of active pills (this is called monophasic), whereasTri-Sprintec has 3 different levels of hormones over the 3 weeks of active tablets (this is called triphasic). Everyone reacts differently to these types of birth control pills. Both are very effective at preventing pregnancy when taken as prescribed. ...Read more

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What happens when you take tri-sprintec irregularly and it ceases to be effective?

Tri-sprintec: It is not effective during the time frame that it is irregularly used and back up protection should be used at that time. ...Read more

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How long do u bleed for after switching from tri-sprintec to just sprintec?

How long do u bleed for after switching from tri-sprintec to just sprintec?

1 week: Switching brands of pills should not change your cycle. Your period should be the same as usual. Just start the new brand on schedule. ...Read more

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Any insights on how long it takes for tri-sprintec to actually become effective?

Any insights on how long it takes for tri-sprintec to actually become effective?

One week: I assume you mean for contraception. There are other reasons to take a birth control pill, but they work to prevent pregnancy by preventing ovulation. It takes about one week to reliably prevent ovulation or to avoid pregnancy from recent ovulation. If you want to be more sure of prevention start the pill with a menstrual cycle and it is reliable as your cycle is ending. ...Read more