Ovcon 35 (Oral)

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Mood swings while on Ovcon. Is this common?

I recentlly been prescribed ovcon 35. I have two very young children, 1 and a half and 2 months, also work 3 days a week and try to keep my relationship together. I asked my doctor for something to help me with my crazy mood swings. He gave me this an...
by Cora B in Portage Indiana, 01/25/2006

effectiveness of Ovcon 35

How soon after starting birth control(ovcon-35) for the first time is it effective?
by rebecca in usa, 08/09/2006

Can a sensitive tongue be a side effect of Ovcon?

I started taking Ovcon 35 in June of 2005. Shortly after I started taking it I developed an extremely sensitive tongue to certain foods. It tingles and burns. It happens with sausages, apple sauce some types of other sugary foods as well. Can this be ...
by Rosie H in Cleveland, Ohio, 01/30/2006

Breastfeeding while on ovcon

i have been trying to wean my daughter off of breastfeeding but i am taking ovcon 35 will it affect her in any way
by kendra in ponchatoula,la, 04/23/2007

Intermittent bleading with ovcon

I am on my third pack of ovcon now. With the first month, I didn't have a period till day 27, but it was normal. The second pack, I didn't have one at all, only a little brownish discharge. I never started my period. Then on the third pack, I had a...
by Angel in Ohio, 01/27/2006

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Ovcon 35 (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Ovcon 35 (Oral)

Ovcon 35 (Oral) Medication Classification


Ovcon 35 (Oral) Brandname

Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Yasmin, Aviane, Necon 1/35, Ortho-Novum 7/7/7, Low-Ogestrel 28, Ortho-Cyclen, Femhrt 1/5, Alesse 28, Estrostep Fe, Levora-28, Ovcon 35, Zovia 1/35e, Loestrin Fe 1/20, Sprintec

Ovcon 35 (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Oral contraceptives are birth control pills.

When To Not Use Ovcon 35 (Oral)

You should not use oral contraceptives if you have ever had an allergic reaction to them or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should not use if you have heart disease or have had a blood clot.

How Should You Use Ovcon 35 (Oral)

Coated Tablet, Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • You may take this medicine with food to lessen stomach upset.
  • Keep your pills in the container you receive from the pharmacy. Take the pills in the order they appear in the container.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day. Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If one dose is missed: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Take 2 tablets if you do not remember until the next day. Ask your health caregiver if you need to USE ANOTHER KIND OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins.
  • If you miss two doses in a row: Take 2 pills a day for the next 2 days and then go back to taking one a day. Ask your health caregiver if you need to USE ANOTHER KIND OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins.
  • If you miss 3 doses in a row: Stop taking this month's pills AND USE A DIFFERENT METHOD OF BIRTH CONTROL until your period begins; then start a new cycle of pills.

Proper Ovcon 35 (Oral) Storage

Store Ovcon 35 (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Ovcon 35 (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Ovcon 35 (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using any other medicines, such as antibiotics or epilepsy medicine.

Ovcon 35 (Oral) Warnings

  • Use a different kind of birth control during the first 3 weeks of oral contraceptive use to make sure you are protected from pregnancy.
  • Tell your doctor if you have lupus, high blood pressure, epilepsy, asthma, migraine headaches, sugar diabetes, or depressed mood.
  • If you smoke while using birth control pills, you increase your risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. If you have any questions about the risks in using this medicine, talk to your doctor.
  • If you miss two periods in a row, call your doctor for a pregnancy test before you take any more pills.
  • You should see your doctor on a regular basis (every 6 months or 1 year) while taking birth control pills.
  • It is best to wait 2 or 3 months after stopping birth control pills before you try to get pregnant.

Ovcon 35 (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Pain in leg (calf), chest, or groin
  • Severe headache, sudden vision changes
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Lumps in breast
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea
  • Bloated feeling or weight gain
  • Stomach cramps
  • Appetite changes
  • Breast tenderness or swelling
  • Tired feeling that will not go away
  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Contact lens discomfort
  • Sensitivity to sunlight

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