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Myzilra is a triphasic birth control pill, which means it helps prevent pregnancy by using three different phases of hormone amounts. It is a generic medication equivalent to Triphasil. This combined oral contraceptive works by stopping ovulation, altering the cervical mucus, and changing the lining of the uterus. Possible side effects include headaches, breast tenderness, and nausea.

What Is Myzilra?

Myzilra™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive, commonly known as a birth control pill. Available by prescription only, it is a generic version of Triphasil®.
(Click What Is Myzilra Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, Myzilra may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the contraceptive will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Myzilra include but are not limited to:
  • Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
  • Acne
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Headaches
  • Breast tenderness.
(Click Myzilra Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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