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    Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo (Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol)

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo28 day

    Generic Equivalent of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

    TypeDrug NameDosage 
    Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol21 day
    Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol28 day


    How And Where To Buy Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Online?


    You can buy Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

    Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo?


    Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo, is sold as a branded drug from Canada manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc. The generic equivalents of this drug are sold as Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol also called Tricira Lo 21 and Tricira Lo 28 manufactured by Apotex.

    What Dosages And Forms Is Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Available In?


    Ortho Tri Cyclen Loand its generic version is available in a single pouch containing a blister card (refill) of 21 and 28 tablets.

    What Is Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Used For?


    Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo is prescribed by doctors to females of reproductive potential to prevent pregnancy. Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets are birth control pills which contains progestin called norgestimate and an estrogen called ethinyl estradiol. It lowers the risk of pregnancy by suppressing ovulation, inducing cervical mucus changes which inhibit sperm penetration and inducing changes in uterus that prevent fetal implantation.

    What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo?


    The most common side effects of these pills are nausea, vomiting, headache including migraines, tenderness, pain and discomfort in breasts, breast enlargement, swelling, discharge and nipple pain, pain in stomach, menstrual pain, mood changes, vaginal infections, acne, bloating, weight gain and fatigue. Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets can lead to serious side effects such as blood clots in your lungs, heart attack, or a stroke leading to death. You should call your doctor or emergency department immediately in case you experience leg pain that does not go away, sudden severe headache, weakness or numbness in your arms or legs, sudden severe shortness of breath, chest pain, trouble in speaking or sudden change in vision or blindness. Other serious side effects of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo include jaundice, high blood pressure, gall bladder problems, changes in sugar and cholesterol levels, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, depression, possible breast or cervical cancer, swelling of skin especially around mouth, eyes, and in throat. These are not all the side effects of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo. In case of any unexpected event and for more information, please contact your health care professional.

    Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo?


    Do not take Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo if you:

    • Smoke, as smoking increases the risk of cardiovascular side effects from birth control hormonal pills.

    • Are more than 35 years of age as the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as stroke, heart attack from these pills increases with age.

    • Have blood clots in your arms, legs, lungs or eyes.

    • Have certain heart problems such as irregular heartbeat or high blood pressure which is not controlled by medicines

    • Had a stroke or heart attack in the past

    • Have diabetes with kidney, blood vessel, nerve or eye damage

    • Suffer from severe migraine headaches

    • Have liver problems including liver tumors

    • Take any Hepatitis C drug as these may increase the level of liver enzymes in your blood

    • Have unexplained vaginal bleeding or had breast cancer in the past

    • Are pregnant

    Before taking Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo, inform your doctor if you:

    • You are pregnant or planning to become pregnant

    • Have or had depression

    • Had yellowing of eyes or skin caused by pregnancy

    • Are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo may decrease the production of milk or some of the hormones might get excreted in the milk.

    • You are taking any medicines including prescription and over the counter drugs, vitamins and any supplements

    If you see a different doctor, inform him or her that you are using Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo.

    Drug interactions


    No drug interaction studies were carried out for Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo. However other combined oral contraceptives have been found to interact with acetaminophen, theophylline, voriconazole, prednisolone, theophylline, rifampicin and carbamazepine. Always, tell your doctor about any medicine that you are taking before taking Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo.

    Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Storage and Safety Information


    This medication should be stored at temperature of 20°C to 25°C, with excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C, protected from light. It should be kept out of the reach and sight of children.
    Prescriptions dispensed from Canada are dispensed by: Candrug Pharmacy, ID#18985 604-543-8711. Pharmacy Manager: Sanaa Abdelati. Pharmacy Address: Unit #202A, 8322-130th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V3W 8J9.
    This pharmacy is duly licensed in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the College of Pharmacists of BC. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the college at: 200-1765 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6 Canada.
    In addition to dispensing from our affiliated Canadian dispensing pharmacy, we also dispense your medications from international fulfillment centers that are approved by the regulatory bodies from their respective countries. Canadianpharmacyworld.com dispenses medications from fulfillment centers around the world including and not limited to Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Turkey, Mauritius, India, and United Kingdom.