Tri-Levlen (28) , also medically known as levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol, is an estrogen and progestin contraceptive pill which is used in the prevention of pregnancy.

This type of medication works by stopping a womans egg development each month. Fertilization is prevented because the egg cannot accept a sperm. This type of oral contraceptive is approximately 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy in women who have taken the pill properly.

Common side effects associated with Tri-Levlen include abdominal pain or cramping, bloating, acne, breast pain, dizziness and vomiting. More severe side effects will require the assistance of a medical professional.

Tri-Levlen is also prescribed to regulate the menstrual cycle and treat symptoms of menopause . It may occasionally be prescribed for other purposes as well, as directed by your doctor.

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