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Kariva vs Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

Kariva
VS.
Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo
Other name: Mircette (Mircette)
Other name: Ortho Cyclen (Ortho Cyclen)
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Cramping*
Acne*
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Pregnancy Prevention
Acne*
Spotting*
Cramping*
PCOS*
PMS*
No Period*
Irregular Periods
Heavy Periods*
* Off label
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Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
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Oral contraceptives come in a variety of formulations. The main division is between combined oral contraceptive pills, containing both estrogen and synthetic progestogens (strictly progestins, the term used in the United States, but the former term is us...
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Top Concerns
Kar
Weight Gain
10
Nausea
5
Depression
5
Bloating
3
Decreased Libido
3
Anxiety
2
Weight Loss
2
Bleeding
2
Dizzy
1
Yeast Infection
1
Top Concerns
Ort
Weight Gain
7
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Weight Loss
2
Decreased Libido
2
Bloating
2
Anxiety
1
Blood Clots
1
Vomiting
1
Yeast Infection
1
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Kar
Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo
Ort
Weight Gain
Kar
Ort
10
7
Nausea
Kar
Ort
5
3
Depression
Kar
Ort
5
3
Bloating
Kar
Ort
3
2
Decreased Libido
Kar
Ort
3
2
Anxiety
Kar
Ort
2
1
Weight Loss
Kar
Ort
2
2
Bleeding
Kar
Ort
2
0
Dizzy
Kar
Ort
1
0
Yeast Infection
Kar
Ort
1
1
Weight Gain
Ort
Kar
7
10
Depression
Ort
Kar
3
5
Nausea
Ort
Kar
3
5
Weight Loss
Ort
Kar
2
2
Decreased Libido
Ort
Kar
2
3
Bloating
Ort
Kar
2
3
Anxiety
Ort
Kar
1
2
Blood Clots
Ort
Kar
1
0
Vomiting
Ort
Kar
1
0
Yeast Infection
Ort
Kar
1
1
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Oral contraceptives come in a variety of formulations. The main division is between combined oral contraceptive pills, containing both estrogen and synthetic progestogens (strictly progestins, the term used in the United States, but the former term is us...
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differnt kinds. I was on Kariva, and 2 others that made...
" ...several differnt kinds. I was on Kariva, and 2 others that made my cramps worse & my period still heavy then ortho-trycyclin which gave me yeast infections now im on ortho tryclin lo. which is the... "

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switched to Kariva. I had not had any problems until a few...
" ...few months ago. I was previously on Ortho Tri-Cyclen LO & it gave me tremendous ...pill week so I switched to Kariva. I had not had any problems until a few months... "

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witching from Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Kariva (headaches). I...
" ...on the pill now mainly for regulation of my period and its symptoms, I'm currently switching from Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Kariva (headaches). Is it very bad to smoke on the... "

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from Ortho TC to Estrostep to Kariva (Mircette generic)...
" Hi, I went from Ortho TC to Estrostep to Kariva (Mircette generic) over the last few years and I did notice a difference between the last two, in addition to saving $ - feeling better, physically;... "

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itched me from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva. I've never he...
" ...just been to the GYN and she's switched me from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva. I've never heard of Kariva, and I've been trying to ...experiences, any bad experiences? I was put on Kariva because my... "

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been switched from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva because I...
" ...know what your experience on Kariva/Mircette was. I've been switched from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva because I have extremely heavy and very painful periods, and because I'm on ...not enough progestin,... "

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on Kariva for a little bit and I would cry for no reason....
" I was on Kariva for a little bit and ...no reason. I then switched to Ortho Tri Cyclen and got horrible acne. I'm now on Yasmin, and have only been... "

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that! I used to take Kariva, a generic for Mircette. It did...
" ...that! I used to take Kariva, a generic for Mircette. It did really well but I had to ...couldn't afford it. Now I'm on Ortho Tri-Cyclen and I think it does really well also. I've never had... "

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Hi cfields! I've been on Kariva for two months now --- and...
" Hi cfields! I've been on Kariva for two months now ...night and day. On OrthoLo, I'd feel horribly each time I started a new week of pills, so being on a monophasic system is soooo much better. I... "

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weeks heavy. I switched to Kariva and everything is back...
" ...so I asked my Dr to give me Ortho Tricyclen but the pharmacy gave ...insurance purposes. i had no side effects with Ortho tricyclen loved it but with ...1/2 weeks heavy. I switched to Kariva and everything... "

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