Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Norgestimate
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Overview

Ethinylestradiol (EE) is an estrogen medication which is used widely in birth control pills in combination with progestins.[8][9] It is also occasionally used as a component of menopausal hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms in combination with progestins.[8] In the past, EE was widely used alone for various indications such as the treatment of gynecological disorders and prostate cancer. It is usually taken by mouth.[...

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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!


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...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Norgestimate
  • Tablet: 0.025mg,0.025mg,0.025mg + 0.18mg,0.215mg,0.25mg, 0.025mg,0.025mg,0.25mg + 0.18mg,0.215mg,0.25mg, 0.035mg + 0.25mg, 0.035mg,0.035mg,0.035mg + 0.18mg,0.215mg,0.25mg, 0.25mg + 0.035mg, Combo
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ortho-Tri-Cyclen: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50458-191 Ortho Tri-cyclen 28 Day Pack by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 54868-4093 Ortho Tri-cyclen 28 Day Pack by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

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