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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 1,321 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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

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Hi cfields! I've been on Kariva for two months now --- and...
...I've been on Kariva for two ...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 haven't had any side effects ...
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 ...weeks heavy. I switched to Kariva and ...
for about three months now and I have had alot of headaches...
I had alot of cramping with Ortho-tricyclin so my doctor switched ...when I decided to take Kariva. I have been on Kariva for about three months now and I have had alot of headaches. I have also no...
Triphasil...yuck!). Mircette(Kariva) really helped me since...
...I had taken (OrthoTriCyclen and Triphasil...yuck!). Mircette(Kariva) really helped me ...these allergy drugs are so new that there is no data on how they affect you in pregnancy. If I'm miserabl...
so I switched to Kariva (generic of Mircette). Kariva got...
...long have you been on Ortho Lo? You should give ...and mood swings so I switched to Kariva (generic of Mircette). Kariva got rid of those headaches but I got REALLY bad cramping during my period...
Lo and she put me on Kariva, the generic of Mircette....
...didnt go to Ortho Tri Cyclen because ...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...
been. I am on the pill, Ortho Tri-Cyclen. I have been on...
...they have been. I am on the pill, Ortho Tri-Cyclen. I have been on ...months. Before that, I was on Kariva for 3 years, and ...Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo. My doctor took me off Kariva because my hor...
ortho tri for a long time, but I switched to desogen when...
I was on ortho tri for a long time, but I switched to desogen when I got engaged, because I wanted to control when my periods ...I think it slowed down my drive. I take the kariva now,...
cysts . I was taking Kariva B4 w/ no luck. I am...
...I just started Ovcon 35 to help w/ recurrent hemmorrhagic cysts . I was taking Kariva B4 w/ no ...have only taken BCP once (Ortho -Tri-Cylcin I think), when I was 29 or so to regulate my pds & h...
BTB? I just started Kariva (generic mircette) and am at...
...I just started Kariva (generic mircette) and ...I didn't have break through bleeding at first, and didn't a few years ago when I was on Ortho Tri Cyclen, but since Monday of ...end of my peri...
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