ORTHO CYCLEN-28 Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 019653/002.

Names and composition

"ORTHO CYCLEN-28" is the commercial name of a drug composed of ETHINYL ESTRADIOL and NORGESTIMATE.

Answered questions

Problems with Ortho Cyclen (28)?
I originally was on Femcon Fe and when I ran out my doctor prescribed Ortho Cyclen (28) saying it was the generic version of Femcon Fe... Well I had no problems with Femcon Fe but with Ortho Cyclen it was like I was in hell I have been on it for about two and a half months and I just could not take it anymore I had... Asked by Christiane Jenkinson 4 months ago.

I originally was on Femcon Fe and when I ran out my doctor prescribed Ortho Cyclen (28) saying it was the generic version of Femcon Fe... Well I had no problems with Femcon Fe but with Ortho Cyclen it was like I was in hell I have been on it for about two and a half months and I just could not take it anymore I had these severe bloating with cramping almost all the time my abdominal would hurt to the point I would cry... The first month of taking this pill I threw up everything I ate and had diarrhea to the point I had to go to the hospital the doctor said it was gastric issues and left it at that I wasn't pregnant... Well when it came time to start my period I would have really bad cramping to the point I would feel like something is going to erupt not to mention my period wouldn’t come till a couple days later... The second month on the pill was the same except I started feeling depressed and I would take it out on my husband I would cry at the silliest things and it made me eat like a horse I have gained 25 pounds on this pill I felt my sex drive going down and I didn't feel as connected with my husband anymore it got so bad I just couldn't take it anymore so I decided to stop taking the pill it wasn't worth it... So far its been one day since I stopped taking Ortho Cyclen (28) and the night before I felt like a weight was lifted my husband noticed it also but the next day earlier in the morning I felt fine now I feel like all my energy has been drained and occasionally I would feel nauseated I even drank a Red Bull and I still feel tired. Can someone please tell me what is going on? Also I did some research and found something interesting... People who loved Femcon Fe hated Ortho Cyclen (28), and people who loved Ortho Cyclen (28) hated Femcon Fe... Answered by Kenneth Keaveney 4 months ago.

i don't know how i can help you. i just want to tell you that i went thro the same thing being on ortho cyclen (28). i stopped taking it about five mths. you will get back to yourself in a few days. i did. i think birth control isn't for me. i was on the shot and hated it bc i gained about 100lbs and the pills make me depressed. GOOD LUCK Answered by Aracelis Gougeon 4 months ago.


What does the different color pills in ortho tri-cyclen 28 days mean?
like the white, light blue, dark blue and green they dont say so i just was wondering if any body knows what the differnt colors are Asked by Darcel Ores 4 months ago.

Each pill contains different amounts of the hormone used in ortho tri-cyclen except the green pills are "spacer" or "reminder" pills. Each white tablet contains 0.180 mg norgestimate, light blue has 0.215 mg norgestimate and dark blue has 0.250 mg norgestimate. The green tablet contains only inert ingredients. This is suppose to mimic your natural cycle. I prefer pills that have only one amount of hormone, I used to take Apri because ortho tri-cyclen made me moody. Answered by Chara Slingerland 4 months ago.

The white and light blue pills have Norgestimate (pregesterone) - regulates ovulation and menstration. They thicken up the uterus lining and keep you from getting preggers. The dark blue pills have Estradiol - hormone estrogen (the stuff that makes your skin nice). Lo has 25 mgs and the Tri-cyclen has 35 mg. Answered by Tena Auduong 4 months ago.

They each have a different amount of hormones except fo the green ones which have none and are "inactive" as they put it. Answered by Risa Kinning 4 months ago.


Ortho Cyclen 28 side effects?
So since I've been taking it I've been either a little out of it sluggish, lack of enthusiasm, lazy, sleepy etc.) or in a weird, edgy, depressed, paranoid mood (to the point of crying -- before this period I hadn't cried in several months). After a few bouts of being dramatic, i thought maybe the... Asked by Lorilee Aarhus 4 months ago.

So since I've been taking it I've been either a little out of it sluggish, lack of enthusiasm, lazy, sleepy etc.) or in a weird, edgy, depressed, paranoid mood (to the point of crying -- before this period I hadn't cried in several months). After a few bouts of being dramatic, i thought maybe the pills (birth control) are doing it.. Any ideas? Answered by Raleigh Sanmiguel 4 months ago.

Ortho Cyclen 28 Side Effects Answered by Ophelia Smeal 4 months ago.


Trinessa (ortho tri-cyclen 28) and smoking?
If you're on this medication, can you smoke? It says you shouldn't but mostly increases risks with age and how much you smoke. How dangerous is it? Is it cigarettes, is it marijuana? What should you not smoke, and if you do how much? Does anyone smoke on this? Just give me a nice clump of knowledge. Asked by Aldo Bechman 4 months ago.

It can cause blood clots and stroke. Answered by Ismael Cerar 4 months ago.


Ortho Tri-Cyclen(28)?
I am 17 years old, I'm not sexually active, I have heavy 7 day periods and acne.I was proscribed Ortho Tri-Cyclen 28 day birth control and I start this Sunday.I am very nervous, my doctor told me it should help lighten my periods and help my break outs along with my proscribed acne medication and epiduo... Asked by Lacresha Beamon 4 months ago.

I am 17 years old, I'm not sexually active, I have heavy 7 day periods and acne. I was proscribed Ortho Tri-Cyclen 28 day birth control and I start this Sunday. I am very nervous, my doctor told me it should help lighten my periods and help my break outs along with my proscribed acne medication and epiduo topical that I've used before. I've read reviews and side effects, some have said it's helped with their skin alot, and others have said they've experienced weight gain, hair loss (I'm terrified of) and blood clots to were they'll be on a blood thinner for the rest of their life (even worse) I know everyones diffrent, so I really hope this will work out for me. I know birth control typically adds a cup size to your breast, and I wouldn't mind that along with clear skin, but birth control just scares me in general. I don't feel like it's healthy.... Will someone please help?! I would love to hear some more positive reviews and good experiences. Maybe even learn a little more information about birth control in general too. Answered by Edmund Spohn 4 months ago.


Ortho Cyclen 28 Pill?
Does anyone know if long periods are normal when you are on the Ortho Cyclen birth control pill? I started taking it over a month ago, and have had my period for over 10 days now, and it won't end! I don't know what to do.... Any info would be so helpful!!!!! Thank you. Asked by Ramon Loze 4 months ago.

It's supposed to cause a shorter and lighter period. I'd say to see a doc soon. At least call and speak to the advice nurse and describe what's going on. Answered by Gayla Vind 4 months ago.


Ortho tri-cyclen 28 birth control pills?
i just started taking tis pill just would like to know if anyone has any side effect from taking tis pill as well or what tha side effects are Asked by Santa Holleyman 4 months ago.

i was on it for a long time i accidently missed three days and i got pregnant. so make sure u keep them up and take every day i had no side affects other then weight gain the website are the ones i used when i was wonderin one has ppls comments on there side affects and the other are the side affects of the drugs hope this helps Answered by Justin Thibaudeau 4 months ago.

that's superb to flow get Plan B (and once you're decrease than 18 and he's not, the pharmacist ought to enable him purchase it for you.) it relatively is style of high priced, yet a lot extra fee-effective than somewhat one. once you're someplace the place you surely can not get the morning-after pill, you ought to use a mix pill (in case you will get some from a chum.) The deliberate Parenthood internet site has the wonderful guidelines in this. Ortho Tri-Cyclen could be used (as addressed on the Princeton internet site,) however the guidelines are extra complicated (you ought to ask a doctor) and it relatively is commonly merely no longer a good suggestion. Answered by Jeremiah Onofre 4 months ago.

The only side effect I had while I was on that type of pill was shorter periods. I'm thinking mine went from 7 days down to 5 and the bleeding got lighter also. Answered by Shela Hilley 4 months ago.

I did not like that pill. It gave me acne, weight gain of 30lbs, blood clots, heavy periods, and was just hell. I wasn't using it as birth control but I'm sure if I had been, it would have failed there too. Answered by Mack Ylonen 4 months ago.

i took em for 1month and bled for two months (sorry tmi) i hate them pills i think taking them pills cause my cycle to **** up and it took me longer to get pregnant I WOULD NEVER EVER TAKE THEM PILLS AGAIN Answered by Rosalinda Henton 4 months ago.


Can Birth Control Ortho-Cyclen (28) cause frequent urination?
I have been taking it for 2 months now and lately it seems I need to go constantly, now if I've been taking it everyday I don't think there is any way I can be pregnant but if it isn't a side effect I can't help but wonder why I need to urinate so much? and this had been going on since I started the... Asked by Lolita Lovfald 4 months ago.

I have been taking it for 2 months now and lately it seems I need to go constantly, now if I've been taking it everyday I don't think there is any way I can be pregnant but if it isn't a side effect I can't help but wonder why I need to urinate so much? and this had been going on since I started the 2nd cycle of the Ortho-Cyclen Answered by Stormy Palmiero 4 months ago.

You might be onto something...I have been taking them for 10 years now and I pee often. I also noticed when I was not drinking enough water I would have the urge to go more. Try that and see... Answered by Isreal Dalaq 4 months ago.


Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
019653/002 ORTHO CYCLEN-28 ETHINYL ESTRADIOL; NORGESTIMATE TABLET/ORAL-28 0.035MG and 0.25MG

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