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A 21-year-old female asked:

I take levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pills, can i start taking pure garcinia cambogia extract weight loss pills or will it make levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) stop working properly?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Who knows?: Most of these supplements are not well regulated so you never know exactly what you are taking. Most have not been well studied so how they will effect other medications can be uncertain. If you want to lose weight do what we know works : decrease calories and increase exercise.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
I just started levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth controlfor a week nd i notice that I have left leg pain, should I stop taking it?
Dr. Stephen Richards
Obstetrics & Gynecology 43 years experience
Maybe: You should talk to doctor. Is there a family history of clotting disorders? Where is your leg pain, is it localized or your entire leg?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Can levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control help women's breasts grow?
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
That is not the purp: Purpose of that pill , it could possibly make them larger or not but at your age you should be on a lowest dose pill which is loloestrin.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Will birth control with a higher estrogen and lower androgen potency such as levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) cause acne?
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
All can cause: One of the side effects of all the various types of progestins in birth control is acne. Some women do well with some types while others do well with... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
What is the difference between Levlen and Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) BC pill..which one is effective to stop period??
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Both: Both products can cause cessation of the period. Ask your gyn how to taper down the blanks if you're on a 28 pill pack, so you can go to continuous h... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
What is the difference between Levlen and Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) BC pill..which one is effective to stop period??? what problems can it cause??
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
The same: levlen and levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) are the exact same pill made by different manufacturers
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Last updated Oct 30, 2020

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