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Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) Drug Interactions

A total of 603 drugs are known to interact with Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol).

  • 47 major drug interactions
  • 394 moderate drug interactions
  • 162 minor drug interactions

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Common medications checked in combination with Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)

  • Abilify (aripiprazole)
  • Advair Diskus (fluticasone / salmeterol)
  • Ambien (zolpidem)
  • amlodipine (Norvasc)
  • Celexa (citalopram)
  • Cipro (ciprofloxacin)
  • clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin Pediatric, Cleocin HCl, Cleocin Phosphate, Cleocin Phosphate ADD-Vantage)
  • Concerta (methylphenidate)
  • fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Prozac Weekly, Rapiflux, Selfemra)
  • fluticasone nasal (Flonase, Flonase Allergy Relief, Flonase Sensimist, Veramyst, Xhance, Ticanase)
  • ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, IBU, Advil Liqui-Gels, Proprinal, Motrin IB, Children's Motrin, IBU-200, Advil Migraine, Ibu-8, Motrin Childrens, Nuprin, Motrin Migraine Pain, Ibuprofen PMR, NeoProfen, Caldolor, Advil Children's, Addaprin, Motrin Infant Drops, Advil Infant's Concentrated Drops, Rufen, Genpril, A-G Profen, Ibu-Tab, Haltran, Menadol, Midol IB, Saleto-200, Q-Profen, Saleto-400, Saleto-600, Saleto-800, Advil Junior Strength, Midol Maximum Strength Cramp Formula, Actiprofen, Childrens Ibuprofen Berry, PediaCare Infants' IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Ibu-4, PediaCare Children's IB Ibuprofen Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer, Ibu-6, Motrin Junior Strength, Help I Have An Aching Body, Children's ElixSure IB, Cap-Profen, Motrin Pediatric, Advil Film-Coated)
  • Lamictal (lamotrigine)
  • Lexapro (escitalopram)
  • lithium (Lithium Carbonate ER, Lithobid, Eskalith, Lithonate, Lithotabs, Eskalith-CR)
  • melatonin (Melatonin Time Release, Bio-Melatonin, SGard, Health Aid Melatonin, VesPro Melatonin)
  • metronidazole (Flagyl, Flagyl IV, Metro, Metro IV, Flagyl 375, Protostat, Metryl, Flagyl ER)
  • Prozac (fluoxetine)
  • Seroquel (quetiapine)
  • tramadol (Ultram, Tramadol Hydrochloride ER, Tramal, Ultram ER, Larapam SR, Tramedo, Ryzolt, GenRx Tramadol, ConZip, Zydol, Tramal SR, Tramahexal, Zamadol, Tramahexal SR, Zydol XL, Rybix ODT, Ultram ODT)
  • Zithromax (azithromycin)

Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) alcohol/food interactions

There are 7 alcohol/food interactions with Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)

Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) disease interactions

There are 21 disease interactions with Ortho-Cept (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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