Triphasil

Generic Name:ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel

Triphasil is a birth control pill. It is also known as an oral contraceptive.

Triphasil offers the following benefits:

  • It is an effective birth control pill if taken correctly
  • It is easy to use and not at all messy
  • It is lighter and more provides regular menstrual bleeding
  • It gives less menstrual pain and cramping

How To use Triphasil Pills

Triphasil may be used as follows:

  • You should take Triphasil exactly as prescribed for you.
  • Never take Triphasil in large amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • It is necessary that you should take the first pill on the first day of your period.
  • It is necessary to take back-up birth control devices such as condoms or a spermicide, when you start using Triphasil.
  • The 28-day birth control packs come with a seven “reminder” pills to keep you on your regular cycle. The periods will begin while you are using these reminder pills.
  • You should take one pill every day, no more than 24 hours apart.
  • If your pills are running out immediately start a new pack as soon as possible as you are likely to get pregnant if you do not use Triphasil regularly.
  • You must remember to get your prescription refilled before you run out of pills completely.

Cautions before Use Triphasil Pills

People with the following symptoms should not use Triphasil:

  • Triphasil may not be able to protect you against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV or AIDS.
  • Triphasil can cause life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots.
  • Triphasil is very effective for preventing pregnancy when taken correctly. However, it becomes much less effective if taken incorrectly.
  • Triphasil may slightly increase the risk of breast cancer or cervical cancer, although this is an unresolved issue.

Triphasil Pills Side Effects

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

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Changes in your eyes that make it more difficult to wear contact lenses
  • Acne
  • Bloating
  • Breast tenderness
  • Headaches
  • Less interest in sex drive
  • High cholesterol
  • Overweight
  • Depression
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures or epilepsy
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Varicose veins or
  • Tuberculosis

Triphasil Pills Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Triphasil drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. Triphasil can interact with Aminoglutethimide, Antibiotics and Aprepitant resulting in serious side effects.

Triphasil Pills Overdose symptoms

Overdose symptoms may include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
 

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