Triphasil-21

Generic Name:ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel

Triphasil-21 is a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation Triphasil-21 can cause changes in our cervical mucus and uterine lining This makes it harder for the sperm to reach the uterus and even more harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.

Triphasil-21 is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.

How To use Triphasil 21 Pills

Triphasil-21 may be used as follows:

  • You should take Triphasil-21 T exactly as it was prescribed for you.
  • Never take amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • Always take the first pill on the first day of your period or after your period begins.
  • It may be that you may require back-up birth control, such as condoms or spermicides, when you first start using Triphasil-21.
  • Most of the 28-day birth control packs contain seven “reminder” pills to keep you on your regular cycle. Your period may begin while you are using these reminder pills.
  • It is possible that breakthrough bleeding may occur, especially during the first 3 months. Always let your doctor if this bleeding continues or is very heavy.
  • You should remember to take one pill every day, no more than 24 hours apart.
  • If your pills are running out, start a new pack the next day.
  • It is possible that you may get pregnant if you do not use Triphasil-21 regularly.
  • If you require any type of medical tests or surgery, or if you will be on bed rest it is best that you stop using Triphasil-21 for a short time.
  • It is a must that any doctor or surgeon who treats you should know that you are using birth control pills.

Cautions before Use Triphasil 21 Pills

The following precautions must be taken care of when using Triphasil-21

  • Stroke
  • Blood clot
  • Circulation problems
  • A hormone-related cancer such as breast or uterine cancer
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Liver disease or liver cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • Migraine headaches
  • A heart valve disorder or
  • Jaundice

Triphasil 21 Pills Side Effects

Stop using Triphasil-21 and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body
  • Headache, confusion
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Problems with vision
  • Chest pain or heavy feeling
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • General ill feeling
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dark urine
  • Jaundice
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Symptoms of depression

Less serious side effects

  • Mild nausea, vomiting
  • You experience breast pain, tenderness, or swelling in the breast
  • Freckles or darkening of facial skin
  • An increase in the hair growth
  • Loss of scalp hair
  • Slight changes in weight or appetite
  • Problems with contact lenses
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Changes in your menstrual periods
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Tired feeling

Triphasil 21 Pills Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Triphasil-21 drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. It can even increase your risk for side effects. Triphasil-21 can interact with other medicines such as acetaminophen vitamin C, prednisolone and theophylline (resulting in side effects or altered effectiveness of Triphasil-21.

Triphasil 21 Pills Overdose symptoms

Overdose symptoms may include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • vaginal bleeding
 

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