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Tri-Previfem Birth Control

A type of birth control pill, Tri-Previfem® (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen®. In addition to preventing pregnancy, the medication works to treat acne.
 
As a "combined" oral contraceptive, it contains both an estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) and a progestin (norgestimate). The medication works by stopping ovulation, changing the cervical mucus, and altering the lining of the uterus. Tri-Previfem is a triphasic birth control pill, which means that there are three different "phases" of pills in each pack, plus the last week of tablets with no active ingredients.
 
In order to ensure the effectiveness of this product, it's important to take it every day and at the same time each day. Try to pick a time that will be easy to remember, such as at bedtime or breakfast.
 
(For more details on this type of birth control, including safety issues to keep in mind, click Tri-Previfem.)
 

Tri-Previfem Birth Control

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