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sprintec birth control and constipation

A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Wrong pill start?: If you started retaking birth control pills 3 weeks ago, about 21 days ago, it sounds like you started taking them at the wrong time, i.e. just before ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Perhaps she should try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or another over the counter agent to help with constipation. Constipation is not related to inter ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really : I donot think so ,periods itself relieve constipation
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation: Try increasing fluids, and taking Miralax (polyethylene glycol). Also prune juice or caffeinated beverages to help clean out the intestinal tract to s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Lo-ovral (norgestel/ethinyl estradiol) has a good track record and has been used successfully for many years by many women. Like any ocp, cardiovascu ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate): Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) is a combinationbirth control pill that contains a folic acid supplement & Drospirenon ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Diarrhea is a symptom of the lower gut , large intestine. The pill is absorbed in the small intestine . No need to worry.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
No : Melatonin is a natural hormone that keeps her biological clock active. There are no known interactions with melatonin which is produced in the pineal ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All combination (estrogen and progesterone) birth control pills work primarily by preventing ovulation.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Everyone is differen: At your age i would prescribe loloestrin as that has the lowest estrogen dose 10mcg estrogen which is the safes, t the lower the estrogen the less cha ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: It is unlikely that bilberry pills will have any effect on the efficacy of you birth control pills.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Following directions: Medication should be taken exactly as directed by the prescribing provider. Some will prescribe birth control continuously advising the patient to ski ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Take 4: 2 tab AM/PM within a 24 hour period of time within 24-48 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience Bariatrics
No: The two medications should not interact significantly. However, Zendo Dieters Tea contains mostly a plant product called Senna which stimulates your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: When changing birth control pills the difference in the amount or type of hormones can cause a change in the periods. Bleeding heavier or lighter, cra ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mixed reviews: Some women think it is very effective as a birth control drug with minimal side effects. The biggest drawback seems to be loss of sex drive.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This will usually work just fine but don't do it too often or you will get break thru bleeding.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Planned parenthood: Yes. Your gynecologist can help you. Another option is planned parenthood assist young women with this all of the time.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The last week in the estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) pill pack does not contain hormones. These are the placebo pills, they do howeve ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD's are one of the most highly effective contraceptive options.: They are approved for use in women who have and have not been pregnant. They have few side effects and are compatible with other medications. Mirena ( ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple: Switch to a monthly pill at the end of this pack. Use additional protection for the first month.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not aware of: No such interaction I know of. However since prednisone is often used as a semi-emergency measure (for asthma, lupus exacerbation etc), the nature of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Officially no. However, used in certain concentrations it could be helpful. Plan b is one of two fda approved methods for emergency contraception. ... Read More

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