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Side effects of birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen


Ortho Tri-Cyclen is an ultra-low dose oral contraceptive successfully used to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. This remedy is also known as a combination drug due to the couple of its active components: ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate. These are synthetic hormones similar to natural chemicals produced by a female organism. Hormonal medications are considered to be more efficient in preventing unwanted fertility. The active hormonal combination of birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen prevents the process of ovulation, changes the density of cervical mucus and affects the uterus lining. As a result, a sperm cannot reach the unfertilized egg cell and if it managed to impregnate the cell, the womb lining will not let the egg to be attached. Correspondently, there is no possibility to get pregnant. Continue reading