What is Ortho cyclen?
It contains ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate, the female hormones that prevents release of egg from ovary. It also make cervical mucus thicker and makes it difficult for sperm to reach and fertilize egg. It also alters lining of uterus so implantation of fertilized egg is prevented. So, it is mainly used as a contraceptive pill. It can also be used for mild to moderate acne & painful menstruation.
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