Ortho-Cept

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What is Ortho-Cept?

Lo-Ovral (28) 0.3 mg-30 mcg Tab
Drug Name: PROGESTIN/ESTROGEN - ORAL
Uses: This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen. These hormones prevent pregnancy in 3 ways. One way is by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation). A second way is by changing the cervical mucus, making it more difficult for an egg to meet sperm (fertilization). A third way is by changing the womb lining, making it difficult for a fertilized egg to attach to the lining of the womb (implantation). A fertilized egg (embryo/unborn baby) needs to attach to the womb to receive blood and nutrients and continue to grow. If an embryo/unborn baby does not attach, it cannot survive. Besides preventing pregnancy, birth control pills have been shown to help make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods (dysmenorrhea), and decrease your risk of ovarian cysts. Use of this medication does not protect you or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases (e.g., HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia).
Posts on Ortho-Cept (13)
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Posted by Christine C on May 05, 1999 at 15:14:39 I am forty years old and have no child...
Posted By Christine C on May 05, 1999 at 15:14:39 I am forty years old and have no childre...
Hi, I'm 19 and I'm on Ortho-Cept BC. I have very irregular cycles and on May 25th I started...
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