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Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo (Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol)

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Generic Equivalent of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo
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Type: drug type
Product: Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 21 day
Type: drug type
Product: Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 28 day

Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo online Canadian Pharmacy

Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 12/22/2020 10:38:10 AM.

Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo Details (Brand and Generic)

Canada Pharmacy Online offers the brand Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo from Canada manufactured by Janssen-Ortho. The generic Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol comes from Canada also called Tricira Lo manufactured by Apotex. For more information about us or to place an order, please call Customer Service at 1866-920-3784.


The brand Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and the generic Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol are both available as 21 day and 28 day tablets.


Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo is a birth control drug; it is atriphasic pill, meaning there are two types of hormones, a progestin and an estrogen. It contains Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestimate which are two female hormones that work together as a contraception to prevent pregnancy in fertile women. This medication is also used to treat severe acne. These birth control pills may also make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods; decrease your risk of ovarian cysts. It works by stopping ovulation, preventing an egg from attaching to the uterus and preventing sperm from getting through the cervix. The pill contains different levels of hormones to work with your body through its monthly cycle. It contains a lower level of hormones than Ortho Tri Cyclen. The 21 day pill pack contains 21 pills with active medication. The 28 day pill pack contains 21 pills with active medication and 7 pills with no medication.

Side Effects and Precautions

The possible Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo side effects include:
• Breast swelling or tenderness;
• Freckles or darkening of facial skin, loss of scalp hair;
• Headache, nervousness, dizziness, problems with contact lenses;
• Mild nausea or vomiting, appetite or weight changes;
• Vaginal itching or discharge;

More serious side effects may include:
• A change in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches;
• A lump in your breast;
• Anxiety, depression;
• Chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating;
• Pain in your upper stomach, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
• Pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;
• Sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood;
• Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
• Sudden severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
• Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet

If you still have questions about side effects we always suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

Before you start using Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo, inform your doctor about your medical history especially if you have:
• A history of depression;
• A history of fibrocystic breast disease, lumps, nodules, or an abnormal mammogram;
• A history of irregular menstrual cycles;
• A history of jaundice caused by pregnancy or birth control pills;
• A hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer;
• Any heart or blood disorder or disease;
• Diabetes;
• Gallbladder disease;
• High cholesterol or triglycerides, or if you are overweight;
• Liver disease or liver cancer;
• Seizures or epilepsy;
• Severe migraine headaches;
• Unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor

Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo is in pregnancy category X (studies have shown fetal abnormalities). You should not take Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo is safe for use in adult females over the age of 14 years. It should not be used in children under 14 years or men. Do not use this medication if you smoke cigarettes or use tobacco and are over 35 years old. Smoking increases your risk of stroke, heart attack, blood clots and high blood pressure from hormonal birth control. This medication does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia. This medication may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and inform your doctor if your blood pressure is high. There may be an interaction between Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and other medications such as anastrazole, exemestane, ospemifene, tamoxifen, tizanidine, tranexamic acid and other combination medications used to treat chronic hepatitis C. Some medications may cause hormonal birth control to work less well by decreasing the amount of birth control hormones in your body such as modafinil, rifamycins, St. John's wort, carbamazepine, topiramate, HIV drugs, etc. This effect can result in pregnancy.

Questions and Answers

Why is Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo 21 day cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo 21 day starts at $67.99 for a three month supply.

What is the lowest price of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo 21 day per month?

The generic Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo 20 mg starts at $22.66 per month and the brand version starts at $26.00 per month.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo over the counter from you?

No, Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Norgestimate/Ethinyl Estradiol.

When does Ortho Tri Cylen Lo become effective?

As per, for the first 7 days, you will have to use an additional form of non-hormonal birth control such as condoms or spermicide to prevent pregnancy until the medication has enough time to work. If you start on the first day of your period, you do not need to use back-up birth control the first week.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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The information on this page is sourced from independent third parties contracted by CanadaPharmacyOnline. While we cannot guarantee its medical accuracy, we strongly recommend consulting a healthcare professional for personalized advice regarding medications or medical conditions. Prices listed are in US dollars.

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