Why was Sprintec discontinued?

It’s important to note that Tri-Lo Sprintec wasn’t pulled due to safety concerns, but rather because of a patent infringement battle between brand manufacturer Janssen Pharmaceuticals and the generic manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals. Tri-Lo Sprintec seemed to have disappeared, until its recent resurfacing.

What type of birth control is tri-Sprintec?

TriSprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP) is a combination oral contraceptive containing the progestational compound norgestimate, USP and the estrogenic compound ethinyl estradiol, USP.

Is Tri-Sprintec generic?

Teva’s generic of Ortho Tri-Cyclen® Tablets: TriSprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)

Does Tri-Sprintec birth control cause weight gain?

Some women may experience weight gain when taking TriSprintec and any birth control pills. While there’s a chance that the hormones can give you the munchies, it’s mostly water retention (and not actual fat) that’s to blame.

Is Sprintec a good birth control?

Similar to other birth control pills, Sprintec is 99% effective when used correctly. Doctors recommend taking Sprintec at the same time everyday to ensure regular delivery of hormones and better protection against pregnancy.

Is Tri Sprintec a good birth control pill?

TriSprintec has an average rating of 5.5 out of 10 from a total of 524 ratings for the treatment of Birth Control. 40% of those users who reviewed TriSprintec reported a positive effect, while 38% reported a negative effect.