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where is birth control absorbed

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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Should be: Absorption should be similar if birth control pills are chewed or swallowed whole. If break through bleeding is occurring, however, protection from p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No it can't. Take care!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably mot: Do not expect any problems with birth control.
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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 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.

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