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Are all ocp bills just as safe or are some safer than others?

Are all ocp bills just as safe or are some safer than others?

Let me try to help: Statins used for high cholesterol and reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke. Most people taking statins will take them for the rest of their lives, which can make statin side effects difficult to manage. For some people, statin side effects can make it seem like the benefit of taking a statin isn't worth it. Before you decide to stop taking a statin, discover how statin side effects ...Read more

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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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How safe is it to take oral contraceptives?

How safe is it to take oral contraceptives?

Very safe: Assuming that one is in good health, doesn't smoke over the age of 35, has no risk of leg/lung clots, the pill is quite safe - even safer than pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to only take the ocp pill in emergencies instead of regularly?

Is it safe to only take the ocp pill in emergencies instead of regularly?

Yes, but...: This could possibly mess up your cycle regularity. If that doesn't bother a woman, then emergency contraceptive pills are safe, given the usual problems associated with bcp (blood clots, high blood pressure, etc.). ...Read more

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I urgently need morning after pil but i'm in dubai where it is not available. What oral contraceptives effective and safe to take that are available?

I urgently need morning after pil  but i'm in dubai where it is not available. What oral contraceptives effective and safe to take that are available?

Yuzpe method: An old fashioned method is to take 100 ucg of estrogen twice 12 hours apart. Most pills contain 20-30 ucg of estrogen so depending on the brand you would take 4 or 5 pills at once and then repeat 12 hours later. Be prepared for some serious nausea. ...Read more

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Is safe to have oral contraceptives by a women who is a hypothyroid?

Is safe to have oral contraceptives by a women who is a hypothyroid?

Yes, : But you should have already been on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement to normalize your thyroid levels. If not, see your doctor to get it done. ...Read more

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Is contraceptive ocp's for women with thrombocytopenia safe?

Is contraceptive ocp's for women with thrombocytopenia safe?

See your doctor.: Oral conttraceptives can cause clotting, especially if combined with smoking. In patients with low platelets, this would be likely to be a good thing as they cannot clot well. However, previous thromboembolic disoreders is an absolute contraindication to ocp use so this could mean no use for low platelet patients. You would be wise to see your doctor. ...Read more