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Drug Interactions With Tri-Estarylla

Let your healthcare provider know about all other medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you are taking before starting Tri-Estarylla. Drug interactions can occur when this birth control pill is taken in combination with products such as barbiturates, certain antibiotics, and many seizure medications. In some cases, the interactions can decrease the effectiveness of the birth control pill, increasing your risk of an unintentional pregnancy.

An Overview of Tri-Estarylla Interactions

Tri-Estarylla™ (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen®. It may react with a number of other products. In some cases, these interactions can be severe enough to increase the risk of unintentional pregnancy, in which case a backup method of birth control is usually recommended. If you do not know what to do about any particular Tri-Estarylla drug interaction, it is a good idea to use a backup birth control method until you can speak with your healthcare provider.
Some of the drugs that can react with Tri-Estarylla include but are not limited to: 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Antibiotics
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet®, Liptruzet™)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
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