Micronor vs Ortho Cyclen
Did you mean taking both Micronor and Ortho Cyclen?
Micronor is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Ortho Cyclen is a pregnancy prevention medication.
January 2, 1973
December 29, 1989
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Side Effects and Concerns
Having No Periods
Having No Periods
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Micronor is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
There may be a negative interaction between Micronor and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ortho Cyclen and alcohol.
Method of use
Tablet: 0.35 mg
Tablet: 35 mcg-0.25 mg, 0.25 mg-35 mcg
No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Interaction between Micronor and Ortho Cyclen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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