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Tri-Sprintec is an oral contraceptive that is also commonly used for treating acne. It works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation and altering the endometrium and cervical mucus. The packs, which are available by prescription, contain 28 tablets that must be taken in order. Common side effects of this form of birth control include breakthrough bleeding or spotting, nausea, and headaches.
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Nausea or vomiting
- Breast tenderness