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Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a prescription birth control pill that is also approved for treating acne. It is a combined oral contraceptive that prevents pregnancy by stopping ovulation and altering the lining of the uterus and cervical mucus. Each pack contains 28 pills that must be taken in order. Side effects may include breakthrough bleeding or spotting, nausea, and headaches.
- Tri-Sprintec® (made by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
- TriNessa® (made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.).