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Is yaz effective

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Trimethoprim, one of the ingredients in bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) mildly induces the liver to p ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
Any time: As long as you take your pill every day and don't miss any days, it will still be equally effective. It doesn't have to be at exactly the same time ev ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obesity & O.C.'s: Oral contraceptive hormone pills are impacted by obesity and BMI's in excess of 30. A BMI of 27 is considered overweight and not yet obese and this is ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There should be no interaction between these. Although it probably doesn't matter if you take them together, as a precaution I would avoid that. Obvio ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Solodyn (minocycline http://www.drugs.com/solodyn.html) will not decrease effectiveness of any hormonal birth control (although you still need to take ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 month: The standard recommendation is to use a back-up method of birth control (condoms) for one month of taking the pill before relying on it to be effectiv ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Iud: both methods have been shown to be associated with relief of pain related to endometriosis, however the most effective method for birth control is the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Oral contraceptives are metabolized in the liver. Having diarrhea, soft stools, or constipation, will not affect their effectiveness.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This is fine
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 days: then you should expect ovulation roughly 2.5 weeks, 4 weeks for 1st period, after stopping Yaz. If not ovulating/period this could be from polycystic ... Read More

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