The active ingredients in Ortho Tri-Cyclen are ethinyl estradiol (estrogen component) and norgestimatel (progesterone component).
The inactive ingredients in Ortho Tri-Cyclen are carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, hypromelloses, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, and water. The colored tablets also contain artificial coloring.
Which ingredients can cause an allergic reaction?
Other than the small amount of lactose present in the pill, which should not cause any uncomfortable symptoms unless you have a severe lactose intolerance, Ortho Tri-Cyclen is not known to cause severe allergic reactions in users.