Ocella vs Ortho Cyclen

Ocella
(Rx)
Ortho Cyclen
(Rx)
Ocella is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Ortho Cyclen is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.2
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 29, 1989
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,945 Discussions
4,126 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Acne
#4 for Cramping
#5 for PCOS
#6 for PMS
Our data suggest that Ocella is taken for Acne, PCOS and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Spotting
#3 for Acne
#4 for Cramping
#5 for PCOS
#7 for PMS
#8 for Endometriosis
#10 for Heavy Periods
Our data suggest that Ortho Cyclen is taken for Spotting, Cramping and PCOS, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Acne.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Oce
Weight Gain
10
Nausea
8
Depression
5
Bloating
4
Blood Clots
4
Weight Loss
3
Anxiety
3
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
2
Stomach Pain
1
Ort
Weight Gain
8
Depression
4
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
2
Bloating
2
Blood Clots
2
Decreased Libido
2
Anxiety
1
Vomiting
1
Yeast Infection
1
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Ocella
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Ortho Cyclen
Ort
Weight Gain
Oce
Ort
10
8
Nausea
Oce
Ort
8
4
Depression
Oce
Ort
5
4
Bloating
Oce
Ort
4
2
Blood Clots
Oce
Ort
4
2
Weight Loss
Oce
Ort
3
2
Anxiety
Oce
Ort
3
1
Decreased Libido
Oce
Ort
2
2
Vomiting
Oce
Ort
2
1
Stomach Pain
Oce
Ort
1
0
Weight Gain
Ort
Oce
8
10
Depression
Ort
Oce
4
5
Nausea
Ort
Oce
4
8
Weight Loss
Ort
Oce
2
3
Bloating
Ort
Oce
2
4
Blood Clots
Ort
Oce
2
4
Decreased Libido
Ort
Oce
2
2
Anxiety
Ort
Oce
1
3
Vomiting
Ort
Oce
1
2
Yeast Infection
Ort
Oce
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ocella and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ortho Cyclen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 3-0.03 mg
Tablet: 35 mcg-0.25 mg, 0.25 mg-35 mcg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Ethinyl Estradiol/Drospirenone
Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ocella 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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