What are the most common side effects of Tri-Lo-Sprintec?
Nausea, vomiting, headache, bloating, breast tenderness, swelling of the ankles/feet (fluid retention), or weight change may occur. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use.
How effective is Tri-Lo-Sprintec birth control?
Similar to other birth control pills, Sprintec is 99% effective when used correctly. Doctors recommend taking Sprintec at the same time everyday to ensure regular delivery of hormones and better protection against pregnancy.
What type of birth control pill is Tri-Lo-Sprintec?
Tri-Lo-Sprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP) is a combination oral contraceptive containing the progestational compound norgestimate, USP and the estrogenic compound ethinyl estradiol, USP.
Why was Tri-Lo-Sprintec discontinued?
It’s important to note that Tri-Lo Sprintec wasn’t pulled due to safety concerns, but rather because of a patent infringement battle between brand manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals and the generic manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals. Tri-Lo Sprintec seemed to have disappeared, until its recent resurfacing.
What is the difference between Sprintec and Tri-Lo-Sprintec?
Tri-Sprintec (like Ortho Tri-Cyclen*) uses the exact same hormones as Sprintec, but it’s a triphasic pill, meaning there are three different dose levels in the active pills. You can think of Tri-Sprintec as having 3 “phases” of hormones throughout the month.
Can Tri-Lo-Sprintec make you depressed?
The most frequently reported side effects were headache/migraine, nausea/vomiting, gastrointestinal disorder, diarrhea, abdominal/gastrointestinal pain, vaginal infection, genital discharge, breast issues (including breast pain, discharge, and enlargement), dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, abnormal withdrawal bleeding, mood …
Can you get pregnant on Tri-Sprintec?
Finally, the hormones cause the lining of the uterus to thin, which helps to prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus, causing a pregnancy. When taken correctly, birth control pills like Tri-Sprintec are highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but it is possible to get pregnant while taking the pill.
What is the difference between Sprintec and Tri Lo Sprintec?
What is Tri Lo Sprintec generic for?
Teva’s generic of Ortho Tri-Cyclen® Lo Tablets: Tri-Lo-Sprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP) – triphasic regimen.
Is Tri Lo Sprintec the same as Tri Lo Estarylla?
Ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate (tri-lo marzia, ortho-tri cyclen lo, tri-lo estarylla, trinessa lo, tri-lo sprintec, tri-lo-mili) is a moderately priced drug used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions.
Is Tri Lo Sprintec still on the market?
The Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.
Is Tri-Lo-Sprintec generic or brand?
Ethinyl Estradiol-Norgestimate is the generic version of Tri-Lo-Sprintec. On average, Tri-Lo-Sprintec is priced at approximately $114 for a supply of 28 tablets.