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Answers to Questions on Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo

What If I Take an Overdose?

Women who take too much Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo may experience the following symptoms:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities.
     
(Click Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo Be Stored?

Keep Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day and to take them in the right order. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
 
Keep Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What If I Miss a Dose?

Missing doses of Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do (see Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo Dosage for more information).
 

Strengths

Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo comes in one strength, with four different groups of tablets in each pack, in the following order:
 
  • Seven white tablets -- 0.180 mg of norgestimate and 0.025 mg of ethinyl estradiol per tablet
  • Seven light blue tablets -- 0.215 mg of norgestimate and 0.025 mg of ethinyl estradiol per tablet
  • Seven dark blue tablets -- 0.250 mg of norgestimate and 0.025 mg of ethinyl estradiol per tablet
  • Seven dark green tablets -- no active ingredients.
     
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