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i started taking the beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control about 3 weeks ago and have started to get really horrible headaches...could it be associated with the bc?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Possibly: Some women will get increased frequency of headaches while taking birth control pills. It is likely due to the estrogen component of the medication. The best way to see if it is the cause; is to stop the medicine and see if the headaches improve. Make sure you use a back-up method of birth control if you stop the pill.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Many women have this side effect with OCP's. For most the HA's will resolve if you stay on the pill.
Mar 1, 2012
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Synthetic hormones/birth control pills can cause headaches. . Many women do get migraines on the pill...They are not for everyonetalk to your prescribing physician about the headaches. You may do better with a different pill.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if i'm put on beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control about a month ago and i've been having crazy periods?

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Keep taking.: Women frequently have abnormal bleeding during the first several months of starting a birth control pill. If this problem persists beyond about 3 months then see your doctor.
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How is beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control taking pill?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 & Drospirenone/Ethinyl estradiol/Levomefolic acid . It is effective.
A 40-year-old member asked:

How much time until beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control takes effect?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate): "Instruct the patient to begin taking Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) either on the first day of her menstrual period (Day 1 Start) or on the first Sunday after the onset of her menstrual period (Sunday Start)." http://www.drugs.com/pro/beyaz.html

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