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Pirmella is one of the many birth control pills available. It is taken once a day, at the same time each day. While most women tolerate this contraceptive well, side effects are possible and include headaches, nausea, and breast tenderness. This generic version of Ortho-Novum works by preventing ovulation, changing the cervical mucus, and altering the uterine lining.
What Is Pirmella?
- Pirmella 1/35 (generic for Ortho-Novum® 1/35)
- Pirmella 7/7/7 (generic for Ortho-Novum® 7/7/7).
Are There Side Effects?
- Nausea (with or without vomiting)
- Breast tenderness
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods