Ortho-Cept

Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Desogestrel
FDA Approved: * December 14, 1992
Pharm Company: * ORTHO MCNEIL PHARM
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ortho-Cept Overview

Desogestrel, sold under the brand names Cerazette and Mircette among many others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills for women.[1][2] It is also used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms in women.[1] The medication is available and used alone or in combination with an estrogen.[1][2] It is taken by mouth.[1] Side effects of desogestrel include menstrual irregularities...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desogestrel

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I was using ortho-cept and ran out have some minastrin 24 fe. Is it safe to go straight from one to they other ## Hello, Sucka! How are you? Yes, unless your doctor has some reason why you shouldn't, then you should be able to just make a clean switch from one to the other. Oral contraceptives may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, PMS like symptoms and irregular bleeding. Is there anything else I can help with?

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I was using ortho-cept and ran out have some minastrin 24 fe. Is it safe to go straight from one to the other? ## Hello, Araceli! How are you? Yes, it is, unless your doctor has some reason why you shouldn't do so. Oral contraceptives may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, PMS like symptoms and irregular bleeding. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Desogestrel
  • Tablet: 0.125mg/0.025mg, 0.15mg + 0.01mg + 0.02mg, 0.15mg + 0.02mg + 0.01mg, 0.15mg + 0.03mg, 0.15mg,n/a + 0.02mg,0.01mg, 0.15mg/0.025mg, 0.1mg,0.125mg,0.15mg + 0.025mg,0.025mg,0.025mg, Combo
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ortho-Cept: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50458-196 Ortho-cept 28 Day Pack by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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