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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
Acne*
Spotting*
Cramping*
PCOS*
PMS*
No Period*
Irregular Periods
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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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
Weight Loss
2
Bleeding
2
Anxiety
2
Dizzy
1
Yeast Infection
1
Top Concerns
Ort
Weight Gain
8
Depression
4
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
2
Decreased Libido
2
Bloating
2
Blood Clots
1
Vomiting
1
Anxiety
1
Yeast Infection
1
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Ort
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4
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Kar
Ort
5
4
Bloating
Kar
Ort
3
2
Decreased Libido
Kar
Ort
3
2
Weight Loss
Kar
Ort
2
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Kar
Ort
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Anxiety
Kar
Ort
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Kar
Ort
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Kar
Ort
1
1
Weight Gain
Ort
Kar
8
10
Depression
Ort
Kar
4
5
Nausea
Ort
Kar
4
5
Weight Loss
Ort
Kar
2
2
Decreased Libido
Ort
Kar
2
3
Bloating
Ort
Kar
2
3
Blood Clots
Ort
Kar
1
0
Vomiting
Ort
Kar
1
0
Anxiety
Ort
Kar
1
2
Yeast Infection
Ort
Kar
1
1
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ast month my DR switched me to Kariva to try to yeild my m...
" ...I have formerly been on ortho tri for about two years. This past month my DR switched me to Kariva to try to yeild my ...ended my orth and started Kariva on Sun(that was mid Jan) ...a week all month. My... "

Triphasil...yuck!). Mircette(Kariva) really helped me since...
" ...the other BCPs I had taken (OrthoTriCyclen and Triphasil...yuck!). Mircette(Kariva) really helped me since it spread out ...the first week of feeling miserable. On a side note, ...miserable, I'm supposed... "

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lo because Kariva gives me the worst cramps, I'm very moody...
" ...to keep me on ortho lo, but we switched to kariva due to price. Well, I think I will pay the extra money now for Ortho lo because Kariva gives me the worst cramps, I'm very moody and I have... "

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lo because Kariva gives me the worst cramps, I'm very moody...
" ...to keep me on ortho lo, but we switched to kariva due to price. Well, I think I will pay the extra money now for Ortho lo because Kariva gives me the worst cramps, I'm very moody and I have... "

small to begin with. Also, I experienced terrible depression...
" ...swings. I was on Kariva for maybe about 2 weeks when I noticed my appetite was completely gone and I lost about 10% of my total body weight, and I'm very small to begin with. Also, I experienced... "

with the one i am on (kariva). I have crazy mood swings...
" ...with the one i am on (kariva). I have crazy mood swings ...the birth control. I couldn't take Ortho Tri cyclen lo cause it made me gain a crazy amount of ...and it made me feel bi-polar cause the mood swings... "

Lo and she put me on Kariva, the generic of Mircette. I...
" ...that was similiar to Ortho Lo and she put me on Kariva, the generic of Mircette. I shoud have just stayed on Ortho Lo and kept paying $60 a month. It worked so well with my... "

Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit, ev...
" ...definate changes just from switching from Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit, even ...4 days before I started my period, but now it's constant. ...out if it's coming from... "

cramping. I have been on Kariva 2 weeks and I started...
" I just started Kariva. About a year ago, I was on Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and I cried every ...terrible cramping. I have been on Kariva 2... "

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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 ...so I switched to Kariva. I had not had any problems until a few months ...us in the pharmacy were on Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo at the same... "

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