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What If I Take an Overdose of Ortho-Cept?

Women who take too much Ortho-Cept may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities.
(Click Desogen Overdose for more information.)

How Should Ortho-Cept Be Stored?

Keep Ortho-Cept tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep Ortho-Cept and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose of Ortho-Cept?

Missing doses of Ortho-Cept increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Ortho-Cept or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do (see Desogen Dosage for more information).

Strengths of Ortho-Cept

Ortho-Cept comes in one strength, containing 0.15 mg of desogestrel and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol for the first 21 tablets. The last seven tablets of each pack contain no active ingredients.
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