Tri Lo Sprintec

Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Norgestimate
FDA Approved: * June 29, 2009
Pharm Company: * BARR
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".



Tri Lo Sprintec 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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Tri-Lo-Sprintec - awful side effects!!

Ladies, please do not take this awful pill!! I would never take Tri-Lo-Sprintec (TLS) pill again!! Ever! As happened to many of you, one day showing up at the pharmacy I found out that my insurance would not cover OTC-Lo (which I have been taking for 5 years) and that I'd have to pay $75 instead of previously paying $0. The pharmacist assured me that the generic TLS is EXACTLY THE SAME as OTC-Lo. Stupid me, I didn't do my homework research and started taking TLS the next week. Almost right away, I started spotting. From day to day, I would experience sharp and dull pain in my lower stomach which I had never experienced on OTC-Lo; at first, I didnt even link it to the new pill. I also started experiencing bad mood swings. I had some on OTC-Lo before but now they became much worse...

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new tablet for women

Hello. I am taking the birth control tri lo sprintec. This is my first month of the generic version. I got my period the third row of my packet, which are the dark blue pills. Yesterday I took the last dark blue pill in the row and my period is finally almost gone. Just a little bit of brown spotting. Today I took my first white pill from the bottom last row. Will I get my period again even thought I just had a full 7 days of it? ## Hello, Niki! How are you? Yes, you most likely will, that can happen, when taking oral contraceptives. If it continues, then you may want to speak to your doctor about trying a different one. The FDA lists other possible side effects as including nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with?

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i want to skip a period

i havent seen my boyfriend for months and he is coming home the week i go on my sugar pills (next week) i heard that if u skip the white pills and go right to the next pack you wont get your period? is that true? and is it safe? please help :( ## If no one has answered this question for you yet, allow me. I have taken OTC-lo in 4 pack doses getting my period every 3 months, instead of every month for the past 7 years. I started with the Depo Shot, but it made my hair fall out, so my Dr. suggested doing OTC-lo this way. It's been wonderful. I have regular periods every 3 months, less cramping, less moody, and so much more convenient. A little research will show you that OTC-lo actually is NOT a steady dose of hormones; it is Triphasic which means 3 weeks of varied doese. If I recall ...

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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 Tri Lo Sprintec: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-2140 Tri-lo-sprintec 28 Day Pack by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 68788-7036 Tri-lo-sprintec Kit by Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (196 results)

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