Ovral (Oral)

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Ovral (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Ovral (Oral)

Ovral (Oral) Medication Classification


Ovral (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

Ovral (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Oral contraceptives are birth control pills.

When To Not Use Ovral (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 Ovral (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 Ovral (Oral) Storage

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

What To Avoid While Using Ovral (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.

Ovral (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.

Ovral (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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Michel, Michel - 01/14/2014

Yeah, this. I haven't gotten all that far about level 10 on my Norn and 16 on my Charr but I've adaerly seem some amount of commentary. I will note that it's been through the personal stories and maybe it's been different depending on which options you pick, but there were two scenarios that stood out for me. One being where my character and Eir Stegalkin confront a Svanir shaman and basically call him out on his BS regarding women he tries to brush you off and you give him NO choice in the matter. Then with the Charr, there's a scene where you're sent to recover supplies with a female companion; you find out the supplies are being stolen by the Flame Legion, who try to woo you over to their side, with the assurance that females have it easier in Flame Legion. Your companion responds with dialogue that boils down to, Wait. You want me to defect and then demote me to FRY COOK? Part of that, though, is the tone of the voice acting. The sheer incredulity of how ridiculous this suggestion is can't entirely be described in text.The commentary is subtle but there, and I've also run across male characters that have commented on how ridiculous the misogynistic attitudes are which I find worthy of comment because in most games, it is only the women characters that speak up. Which is problematic to me, because it suggests complacency and perhaps passive acceptance on the part of the male characters.