Were you looking for information about Ortho Tri-Cyclen? Orthotricyclin is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen.
Ortho Tri-Cyclen®, a prescription birth control pill, is also approved for treating acne. The combined oral contraceptive contains estrogen and progestin. It works by stopping ovulation and altering the lining of the uterus and cervical mucus.
Each pack of Ortho Tri-Cyclen contains 28 pills, which must be taken in order. They must be taken every day and at the same time each day. Missing pills increases your risk of pregnancy. Potential side effects of the drug include nausea, headaches, and breast tenderness.
(Click Ortho Tri-Cyclen for more information on who manufactures this product, tips and precautions on when and how to take it, and a list of important warnings to be aware of before trying this form of birth control. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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