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A 32-year-old female asked:

will i have any side effects going of levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed been on the pill for 7 months as i'm getting a copper iud inserted tomorrow?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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No: The copper iud, when correctly inserted will allow normal cycles and prevent pregancy.

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Is it safe to take ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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No: Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill. There is obviously no need to take it during pregnancy. It won't actually cause any problems to the pregnancy but can put you at increased risk for blood clots. It is safe to take ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) during nursing but it may decreased your milk production.
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Can doctors prescribe birth control pills for women with primary amenorrhea?

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My pharmacist told me to take generic Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) sunday after my period ended. Is this ok?

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Consult w/ your doc: Generally, we advise women who are starting birth control pill for the 1st time to either start a pack on the day of your period, or on the first sunday after your period starts. The end of your period is not important in starting the pills. Consult with your doctor for his or her recommendations. Also use alternative methods of birth control during your first month with the birth control pills.
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I have the mirena (levonorgestrel). I still have irregular periods. Some with huge blood clots, other times just spotting. Is my body rejecting the mirena (levonorgestrel)/?

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Dr. Joshua Klein
Fertility Medicine 16 years experience
Unlikely...: When did you get the Mirena (levonorgestrel) placed? It is very common to have irregular bleeding (light or heavy) for 3-6 months after placement. Almost 70% of women will have very light periods or no bleeding at all 12 months after placement. If you had Mirena (levonorgestrel) placed >6 months ago and are still miserable, definitely discuss with your doctor! good luck!
Dr. Joshua Klein
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If you hang in there, I might wait another 1-2 mos before considering taking it out... but you should discuss w your MD! Good luck!
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My obgyn put me on a birth control pill to stop pain caused by endometriosis. I have recently been dizzy & brown discharg coming out for almost 2 week?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Sorry: He did a right thing, but it may not be the best of treatments in your case. Oral contraceptives usually help, but if your problem is severe, you may need something else. Occasionally, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud works for some, whereas for other, you will need more aggressive therapy to treat that.

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