Ortho-Novum

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What is Ortho-Novum?

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-Novum (11)
I am a 20 year old female, relatively healthy. I recently had a menstrual episode where I l...
I've been on ortho-novum for 6 months (I've been on some form of BC for over 2 years), Last...
Hello, I have been trying a few birth control pills over the past year, and I have found...
I suffered from migraines in college and was told to stop the pill (Ortho Novum 777). I s...
Hi there, I'm a 38-year-old female who has taken Ortho Novum 777 for 21 years. I was rec...
I just stopped the birth control pill Sept. 6th of this year. (Ortho Novum 1/50) I had ...
I started taking Ortho-Novum 1/35 almost 5 weeks ago to get rid of my periods (even though ...
I am 39 years old. Have been on Ortho Novum 777 tri-phasal birth control pill for over 10 ...
Hi everybody here I am again.. I was wondering if anybody had taken the BC pill named ortho...
I have always taken ortho-novum 7/7/7, but 7/3 was switched to generic (necon). On 7/10 I s...
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