Ortho tricyclen side effects are usually not anything to worry about and usually any Ortho tricyclen side effects you may notice do not last long.
However, some side effects of Ortho tricyclen may be increased or made worse if you do not lead a relatively healthy lifestyle. Before getting into the side effects of Ortho tricyclen you should learn what it is and what it does.
Ortho tricyclen is a combination of estrogen and progestin used to prevent pregnancy. Ortho tricyclen also has other applications such as regulating your menstrual cycle, treating symptoms of menopause or treating other conditions that your doctor may suggest.
Ortho tricyclen side effects can be made worse, plus you may get more unknown Ortho tricyclen side effects if you don’t follow the directions for using Ortho tricyclen that your doctor has given you.
It’s suggested that to try and lessen any Ortho tricyclen side effects you should take it at the same time every day, not more than 24 hours apart.
Most of the Ortho tricyclen side effects are not dangerous and do not last very long. Some of the Ortho tricyclen side effects include: nausea, vomiting, bleeding between menstrual periods, breast tenderness, or weight change.
However, as with the side effects of all drug prescriptions, if the Ortho tricyclen side effects persist or get worse, inform your doctor. Also, if you experience persistent or recurrent abnormal vaginal bleeding, a missed menstrual period, dizziness or fainting, swelling of fingers or ankles, headache, or difficulty wearing contact lenses contact your doctor.
Some Ortho tricyclen side effects that can appear if you are a smoker include and increased risk of stroke, heart attack, blood clots, high blood pressure, or other diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
If you have vomiting or diarrhea for any reason, the Ortho tricyclen may not work as well. Taking certain drug prescriptions while you are using Ortho tricyclen may decrease the effectiveness of Ortho tricyclen.
Some drug prescriptions may also interact with Ortho tricyclen causing other Ortho tricyclen side effects. Always let your doctor or pharmacist know about all of the prescriptions you are taking.
Ortho tricyclen side effects are minor if you don’t have health problems and live a relatively healthy lifestyle but you can make Ortho tricyclen side effects worse.
If you use Ortho tricyclen or are thinking about it talk to your doctor and follow your doctors instructions properly.
One of the better places to legally buy Ortho tricyclen is from an online pharmacy. Some of the benefits of buying your prescriptions online include:
- It’s more convenient. You order your Ortho tricyclen prescription when you have time and then it’s delivered directly to your door.
- It’s completely safe and a more private. You order right from your computer in the safety of your own home. This way your personal information is also kept completely private.
- Since online pharmacies have lower prescription costs it saves you a lot of money when you get your drug prescription online.
- You will save a lot of your very valuable time. You never have to sit in a doctors waiting room for long periods of time.
- You’ll avoid any embarrassment and will not feel nervous about discussing you medication or any medical condition because your consultations are done online.
Revision date: July 4, 2011
Last revised: by Janet A. Staessen, MD, PhD
Drugs & Medications
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