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As a combined oral contraceptive, Tri-Linyah is approved to prevent pregnancy and works by stopping ovulation and altering the cervical mucus and uterine lining. It is also approved to treat acne. This generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen is a tricyclic birth control pill, as it contains three phases of hormones. It is important to take one pill a day, at the same time each day.
What Is Tri-Linyah?Tri-Linyah® (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (technically known as an oral contraceptive). It is a generic version of Ortho Tri-Cyclen®.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, Tri-Linyah may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes it will experience problems. In fact, most women tolerate it quite well.
- Breast tenderness
- Breakthrough bleeding or spotting between periods
- Nausea or vomiting