A 47-year-old member asked:

Could estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe cause leg cramps?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cramping: Several reasons can cause muscle cramping. These include but not limited to electrolyte disturbances or muscle related problems.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Is it common to have hair loss, weight gain, or dark spots on skin while taking estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Can happen: These can happen with all birth control pills, you may switch to a non-hormone method, or at least, a low hormone method (iuds, implants, mini-pills, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Can loratabs be used safely with estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Yes but not routine: Lortabs can be used with estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) on a short term basis but it is an analgesic medication and not intended as a... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me anything about the birth control pill estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Birth Control Pills: Estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) is a birth contrl pill also indicated for treatment of acne vulgaris in females 15 years and older who... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Is it considered late if you miss your birth control pill by 11 minutes? If so what should I do? I take Tarina Fe 1/20 EQ birth control (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP and Ferrous Fumarate Tablets)
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Eleven minutes late is too late if a person is trying to get on a plane after the gate door has locked, but 11 minutes makes no difference with birth ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Will birth control pills called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) cause wieght gain?
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not directly: While weight gain is one of the reported side effects of oral contraceptives, it is most likely due to an increased ape titer and subsequent increased... Read More
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