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Kariva vs. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo for Birth Control Pills

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Kariva

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Other Names: Mircette   Azurette
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 1,318 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 35,836 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Katie_0726
December 18, 2013
Katie_0726 wrote
Depo and Ortho Tri Cyclen (Not LO)
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October 8, 2013
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What patients are saying about Kariva vs. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

77 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
switching from Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Kariva (headaches)....
...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...
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 ...was almost undetectable. Took Estrostep for 2 years and Kariva for 3. Hope you have a similar...
Ortho Tri for 3 years, I recently switched to Kariva. I...
...pill? After being Ortho Tri for 3 years, I recently switched to Kariva. I am two weeks into my second pack and I am suffering from extremely sore breasts. Could there ...days before my period ...
experiences? I was put on Kariva because my doctor said...
...GYN and she's switched me from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva. I've never heard of Kariva, and I've been trying ...I was put on Kariva because my doctor ...it) and that Kariva would work better...
what your experience on Kariva/Mircette was. I've been...
...me know what your experience on Kariva/Mircette was. I've been switched from Ortho Try-cyclen to Kariva because I have extremely heavy ...enough progestin, and that Kariva would work better for...
past month my DR switched me to Kariva to try to yeild my...
...have formerly been on ortho tri  for about two years.  This past month my DR switched me to Kariva to try to yeild ...my orth and started Kariva on Sun(that was mid ...all month.  My period h...
cry for no reason. I then switched to Ortho Tri Cyclen...
...cry for no reason. I then switched to Ortho Tri Cyclen and got horrible acne. I'm now on Yasmin, and have only been on it for 3 months, but I...
to Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit,...
...Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit, even though I take the Pill at night, to help prevent the nausea. I wake up sometimes with \"morning sickness\" symptoms. Plus, I've noticed that my...
thought that maybe this could be b/c of switching to Kariva...
...wondering if anyone who's used Kariva has ever had these sudden nausea type symptoms. ...when I was on Ortho Tri Cyclen, so I thought that maybe this could be b/c of switching to Kariva. I beli...
with a pill like that.  Now that you've switched to Kariva...
...having breakthrough bleeding after skipping placebos on OTC Lo, that's a very normal thing to have happen with a pill like that.  Now that you've switched to Kariva, breakthrough bleeding can...
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