Triquilar 21 Pills

Generic Name:ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel
These medicines contain a mixture of female hormones that prevent the release of an egg from an ovary. These medicines also help to cause changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for the sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. These medicines are used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.

How to use Triquilar 21 Pills

These medicines may be used as follows:

  • Remember to take these medicines exactly as it was prescribed for you.
  • Never take these medicines in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • Remember to take your first pill on the first day of your period or on the first Sunday after your period begins.
  • It may be necessary that you may need to use back-up birth control methods such as condoms or a spermicide, when you first start using these medicines.
  • Always 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 may be possible that you may get pregnant if you do not use these medicines regularly.

Cautions before Use Triquilar 21 Pills

People with the following symptoms should not use these medicines:

  • These medicines are likely to cause birth defects.
  • Never use these medicines if you are pregnant.
  • Always tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Wait for at least 4 weeks if you have recently had a baby, before taking birth control pills.
  • These medicines may also slow breast milk production. Never use these medicines if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Triquilar 21 Pills Side Effects

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

  • numbness or weakness
  • sudden headache
  • confusion
  • pain behind the eyes
  • problems with vision, speech, or balance;
  • chest pain or heavy feeling
  • nausea
  • sweating
  • general ill feeling
  • headaches
  • stomach pain
  • loss of appetite
  • jaundice

Less serious side effects

  • mild nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • breast pain, tenderness, or swelling
  • increased hair growth
  • loss of scalp hair;

Triquilar 21 Pills Interaction

Other skin medications such as cetaminophen (Tylenol) or ascorbic acid (vitamin C), prednisolone (Orapred) and theophylline (Respbid, Theo-Dur) may affect the absorption or effectiveness of these medicines.

Triquilar 21 Pills Overdose symptoms

Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding.


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