Sprintec 28 , also known as norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol, is an estrogen and progesterone combination contraception used to prevent pregnancy.
Taken orally in the form of a pill, Sprintec 28 may also be used to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat menopausal symptoms.
Common side effects associated with this type of medication include nausea, vomiting, bleeding between menstrual periods, breast tenderness and weight gain.
Potentially harmful side effects associated with Sprintec 28 include severe abnormal vaginal bleeding, a missed menstrual period, dizziness or fainting. If you experience any of the potentially harmful side effects listed above, contact your doctor immediately.
Sprintec 28 is occasionally prescribed for other purposes, as directed by your doctor.