The New Ortho Dialpak III Tablet Dispenser
Compact With An "Any Day Start" Feature

     The new ORTHO DIALPAK III is available for users of ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN and ORTHO-CYCLEN Tablets. The DIALPAK a reusable compact for dispensing birth control pills. This new patented dispenser is refillable, recyclable, universal and environment friendly. The opaque compact, protecting the tablets from light and physical damage, is itself well-protected. Easy to use and equipped for an any-day start, the DIALPAK is ready for use instantly - no stickers to place, no calendars to check! And the DIALPAK has a one-way dial, making a mistake almost impossible.

     The "any day start" feature allows the user to start taking the pills on any day of the week, which may help women take their pills properly. The new lighter-weight package represents a cost savings over previous packages. Because the compact is reusable for a year or more, it has the potential to reduce material use by more than 1,000,000 lb per year.

dialpak.gif (9942 bytes)

The New Dialpak III features a mechanism to set the start day and orientation of the pill refill to ensure correct sequencing.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE - DIALPAKŪ Tablet Dispenser-28’s ( Standard Dosage )
  1. The first time you use these pills, take your first pill on the first day of your menstrual period.
  2. Turn the ribbed outer ring clockwise until the day for your first pill is over the black Day Arrow in the center of the DIALPAK.
  3. To remove the pill, press down on it with your thumb or forefinger. The pill will drop through a hole in the bottom of the DIALPAK.
  4. On the next day, turn the ribbed outer ring clockwise to the next pill. The correct day will be indicated by the black Day Arrow in the center of the DIALPAK.
  5. Take one pill every day for 28 days, whether bleeding or not, until you have taken all the pills. It is important that you take your pill at the same time every day.
  6. After you have taken all 28 pills, begin taking your pills again the next day. Be sure the calendar day on your new package corresponds with the actual day.

For a complete guide on regimen options, refer to our section on "Dosage and Administration". Your physician will instruct you whether you are a "Day One" starter or a "Sunday" starter.



  About Ortho Tri-Cyclen | Birth Control Usage | Acne Control | Price Chart | Side Effects | FAQ | Method Comparisons | Message Forum | Articles | Prescription Guidelines | Dosage | New Dial Pak | Security | Site Index | Contact Us