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How is birth control pill absorbed

A female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The pill should have been absorbed. As long as you did not vomit it up you are OK. Diarrhea will not effect it.
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
The pill: No
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You vomit only the stuff in your stomach. What you consume, including meds, passes into your intestines within the first 4 hours or so & certainly ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely, yes: Five hours on an empty stomach will certainly lead to pill absorption.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: The normal stomach emptying time is 3-4 hours so it likely passed into the small intestines for absorption before the vomiting started.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: If youndid not see the pill you probably abstbed it.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You'll be fine: Your gum is an inert product that will pass through within 3-5 days with no effect on anything in your body. It has no ability to cancel out your BC p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It is absorbed quick: But in the small intestine, not the stomach. When we are nauseus the stomach develops antiperistaltic waves that propel your jiuces backwards. In sh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: After taking birth control pill , you had slight cough and phlegm because of little irritation in the throat .I f no couching or phlegm after that the ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
8 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Assuming you don't have any underlying medical conditions that predispose you to slower gastric transit times, then 5 hours is PLENTY of time for the ... Read More
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