Preventing pregnancy. It may also be used to treat acne in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Ortho Tri-Cyclen is an estrogen and progestin combination. It works by preventing ovulation. It may also change the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm from reaching the egg and change the lining of the uterus to prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus.
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a combination of ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate that acts as a form of birth control. Ortho Tri-Cyclen works by preventing a woman's egg from developing.
Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a contraceptive that is used in the prevention of pregnancy. The drug contains two reproductive hormones: norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol. These reproductive hormones are the essential ingredients in Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo that help halt the release of an egg from the ovary.
When used as directed by the doctor, Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo’s hormones cause changes to the uterine lining and cervical mucus. These changes make it harder for the sperm to reach the uterus and fertilize an egg. The presence of the mucus also makes it difficult for the fertilized egg to attach itself to the uterus, preventing pregnancy.