July 28, 2015
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Ortho Tri-Cyclen

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Ortho Tri-Cyclen / Ortho-Cyclen



There have been no reports of serious ill effects from overdosage of oral contraceptives, including ingestion by children. Overdosage may cause withdrawal bleeding in females and nausea.


Do not prescribe ORTHO-CYCLEN or ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN to women who are known to have the following conditions:

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/15/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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