A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
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Ortho Novum 777 Birth Control
Ortho Novum 777 is a combination hormone medicine which is used for the prevention of pregnancy. It consists of 2 hormones; estrogen and progestin. It functions by averting the discharge of an egg from the ovary (ovulation) during the menstrual cycle.
Other than the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, Ortho Novum birth control pills can:
Ortho Novum 777 birth control does not cure or prevent sexually transmitted diseases (such as gonorrhea, HIV, and chlamydia).
You can purchase Ortho Novum birth control pills from Canada Pharmacy.
Use Ortho Novum birth control pills exactly as your doctor has recommended it. Read the information leaflet in the package for further guidance. Do not exceed or decrease your dose without your doctor’s approval.
Take the capsule orally, once every day. Take your birth control pill at the same time daily (24 hours apart). It is recommended to take this medicine at bedtime or with your evening meal/dinner.
You must not skip doses as it may increase your chances of getting pregnant. If you have diarrhea or vomiting, you must use a backup contraceptive method (such as condoms) as diarrhea and vomiting do not let the birth control pill to do its job.
Each pill of Ortho Novum 777 consists of the active ingredients:
Inactive ingredients are:
Before taking Ortho Novum 777 pills, check with your doctor first. Do not take this medicine if you have or are:
Some people may experience side effects and some may not. However, the adverse reactions of Ortho Novum birth control pills are: