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Lo/Ovral is a prescription-only birth control pill. It is a combined oral contraceptive that contains both an estrogen and a progestin hormone. These hormones prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation and altering the cervical mucus and endometrium. This product, which contains 28 pills in each pack, must be taken once daily at the same time each day. Potential side effects include headaches, nausea, and acne.
- Cryselle® (made by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
- Elinest™ (made by Novast Laboratories)
- Low-Ogestrel® (made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.).