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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 1,471 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 36,472 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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By royce625
October 8, 2013
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What patients are saying about Kariva vs. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

80 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
when I went on Kariva, I got some acne but not bad. Alesse...
...I've been on. When I was on Ortho Tri Cyclen it was a miracle for my skin. I ...when I went on Kariva, I got some acne but ...had a lot of breakouts. Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo didn't give me breako...
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, ...I'm supp...
switched to Kariva. I had not had any problems until a few...
...not had any problems with this BC up until a few months ago. I was previously on Ortho Tri-Cyclen LO & it ...to Kariva. I had not had any problems until ...pharmacy were on Ortho Tri-Cyclen L...
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...
vomiting, diarrhea, etc) 3 times after starting Kariva, and...
...symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc) 3 times after starting Kariva, and the last ...only after taking bc, that Kariva may not ...I also took Ortho Tri Cyclen before I had UC, and I...
lo because Kariva gives me the worst cramps, I'm very moody...
...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 breakthrough bleeding...
Also, I experienced terrible depression and mood swings...
...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 terrible depression...
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 ...it made me feel bi-polar cause the...
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...
to Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit,...
...changes just from switching from Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Kariva. I get sick to my stomach quite a bit, ...before I started my period, but now ...if it's coming from taking Kariva. Good luck...
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