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.

Does Tri Sprintec cause blood clots?

This medicine may raise the chance of blood clots, a stroke, or a heart attack. Talk with the doctor. Talk with your doctor if you will need to be still for long periods of time like long trips, bedrest after surgery, or illness. Not moving for long periods may raise your chance of blood clots.

Do you ovulate on Tri Sprintec?

It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen. It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle.