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Tri-Legest Fe, a prescription birth control pill, works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation, altering the lining of the uterus, and changing the cervical mucus. This oral contraceptive comes tablet form and is taken once a day. It is important not to miss any doses, as this increases your risk of pregnancy. Possible side effects of Tri-Legest Fe include headaches, nausea, and vomiting.
What Is Tri-Legest Fe?Tri-Legest® Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill. It is a triphasic birth control pill, which means that each pack has three different phases, each with a different strength of hormones. Tri-Legest Fe is also approved to treat moderate acne in women who also desire contraception.
Tri-Legest Fe Side EffectsAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Tri-Legest Fe. However, not everyone who uses the contraceptive will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Nausea or vomiting
- Breast tenderness.