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Round Blue Pill 0 250 35

on one side of the tiny blue pill is the letter o or the number 0 on top of 250. and on the other side is the number 35 ## This is a tablet from a packet of birth control pills called Ortho-Tri-Cyclen. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and weight gain. Learn more: Are there any comments or questions? ## My wife has been on Ortho TriCyclen for 19 years. Just stopped because of tumor size of baseball in her liver caused by drug. IUD, vasectomy is any better option. Cancer scare etc.. Do not use. SERIOUSLY! We have been in hell. Plus unexplainable cramps since stopping Etc. Hormones are hell! She is 34, Scariest thing ever, not uncommon!

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Started the Monday after my period

I started my first pack the Monday after my period instead of the Sunday after. I wanted to know how long I should wait to have sex. Am I immediately protected or should I wait a week or a month? I was not late starting a new pack it's the first pack I've been on. ## You should be protected within 1 week of continuously taking the pills, however, if you just started it is advisable to use a backup birth control method for the first full month, just to be extra careful. The week waiting period is usually why they have you start it when you start your menstrual cycle, so protection is effective by the time the week of your cycle is over. Side effects to birth control pills can include: nausea, drowsiness, weight gain and headache. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?

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comparisons

please tell me the difference bewtween orthro-cyclen and orthro tri-cyclen lo. one of m y daughters take one and the other the other one and are trying to find out what thte difference is between the two pills. if there is any at all. is one stronger than the other or just the name. thank you so much ## Yes, there is a difference. Ortho Tri-Cyclen White tablets contain 0.180mg progestational compound norgestimate and 0.035 of the estrogenic compound Ethinyl Estradiol. Light Blue tablets contain: 0.215mgs Norgestimate and 0.035mgs of Ethinyl Estradiol. Regular Blue Tablets contain: 0.250 of Norgestimate and 0.035 of Ethinyl Estradiol. Green tablets contain inert ingredients and are just a placebo to keep you in the habit of taking your pills. This comes to 35micrograms of Ethinyl Estradi...

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