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?
Tri–Sprintec® (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: Tri–Sprintec® (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)
Does Tri-Sprintec birth control cause weight gain?
Some women may experience weight gain when taking Tri–Sprintec 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?
Tri–Sprintec 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 Tri–Sprintec reported a positive effect, while 38% reported a negative effect.