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can i take advil while im on the birth control pill ocella

A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes. : There is no contraindication to taking Advil, Motrin, Alleve or any other NSAID while on birth control pills provided you don't have any contraindicat ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ok to take: It is ok to take these medications together. They are all different and do not interact.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It is usually ok for you not to take the placebo pills but most patients take them so they do not get out of the habit of forgetting to take their med ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely an issue: The medications you noted as a single exposure are unlikely to result in any problems with the baby. The advil (ibuprofen) is considered safe in early ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can take a multiple vitamin while taking oral contraceptives.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
BCPs: Absolutely, no problem.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kelber
25 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: If you are taking a Progesterone only birth control pill, you should be able to take that while nursing. Best to check with your doctor and get his/h ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You can.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
yes: But not excessively.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience ADHD and Autism
NO Interaction: No interactions identified with yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Should not have any direct interaction, though both drug classes have many potential complications. Always good to ask!
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A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Kingsford
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You should not have a problem taking Ibuprofen
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most: There are very few medications that affect oral contraceptives. You can as about a specific medication and get an exact answer.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: Need to start it within the first 5 days of your period.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brock Andersen
16 years experience Dermatology
Birth control pills: There is no evidence to suggest that it would. If anything, other azole antifungals (like ketoconazole) inhibit the pathway in the liver that metabol ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of your birth control so make sure you use condoms.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Ask your pharmacist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
See obgyn ASAP: Generally medications should not be stopped unless the dr. Tells you. Call the office and make an appointment. Such things as checking your gall bladd ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure but : Maca root has not been proven scientifically to do anything so it's unlikely to help in this circumstance. Exercise, lift weights, and increase your p ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
No: Not a good idea to mix these medications. Use diet and exercise with portion control for weight loss.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fine: Mefenamic acid is just fine while on birth control pills. NSAIDs are frequently used for menstrual cramps with or without contraceptives. Hope this he ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take: Take your pill tomorrow as you would normally do.
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