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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Aviane (Definition)

Is combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation. It also causes changes in uterus & cervix lining that make it more difficult for sperms to reach the uterus & for fertilized eggs to attach to the uterus. It contains ethinyl ...Read more


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What drugs treat avian flu and how?

What drugs treat avian flu and how?

Antivirals: Such as oseltamivir and others, along with antiinflammatories and other agents to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I start aviane anytime of the month?

Can I start aviane anytime of the month?

Typically Day One: Usually birth control pills are commenced on Day one of your cycle or soon after your period is finished ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: aviane?

What is the definition or description of: aviane?

Aviane: Is combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation. It also causes changes in uterus & cervix lining that make it more difficult for sperms to reach the uterus & for fertilized eggs to attach to the uterus. It contains ethinyl Estradiol & Levonorgestrel hormones. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to start using aviane 21 anytime?

Is it possible for me to start using aviane 21 anytime?

Aviane: "The patient is instructed to begin taking Aviane - 28 on the first Sunday after the onset of menstruation. If menstruation begins on a Sunday, the first tablet (orange) is taken that day. One orange tablet should be taken daily for 21 consecutive days, followed by one light-green inert tablet daily for 7 consecutive days." (http://www. Drugs. Com/dosage/aviane-28.html) Should be 21 active pills. ...Read more

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If I switch from aviane to lutera to falmina is my protection compromised? Are they all the same

If I switch from aviane to lutera to falmina is my protection compromised? Are they all the same

One per day: As long as you continued taking one pill per day as usual then it does not compromise the effectiveness of birth control to switch from one to another ...Read more

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What causes Avian Flu?

What causes Avian Flu?

Influenza virus: There are many strains (family members) of influenza virus all over the world. Some strains affect animals and others humans. When a strain that "normally" infects animals develops the ability to infect humans, that is potentially dangerous because humans may have never had to fight off (become immune to) that strain. The "avian flu strains" come from birds. Swine flu strains came from pigs. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Avian Flu?

What are the risk factors for Avian Flu?

Birds: Avian flu is caused by influenza viruses that mostly live in certain types of birds and make them sick. Very rarely such strains of flu virus will infect humans and make them sick. When such strains are found, the bird flock is usually killed. The area of the world, the person's nearness to sick birds and the strength of the person's immune system are all important factors in a person's risk. ...Read more

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What is the latest treatment for avian tuberculosis in humans?

What is the latest treatment for avian tuberculosis in humans?

M bovis?: If you mean m. Bovis: regular treatment without pza. Most importantly: must be treated by an expert doc! ...Read more

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Can I take aviane when taking apo-sulfatrim?

Can I take aviane when taking apo-sulfatrim?

Drug interaction: "Antibiotics such as sulfamethoxazole may reduce the effects of ethinyl estradiol in some women. If you are using ethinyl estradiol for birth control, you may be at increased risk for pregnancy or breakthrough bleeding." (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1042-6788, 2128-3104) ...Read more

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What's the difference between alesse and aviane pills?

What's the difference between alesse and aviane pills?

No difference: Alesse is the trade name & Aviane is the generic formulation. Both contain Levonorgestrel & ethinyl Estradiol and have active hormone on the first 21 days followed by 7 days of inert pills. Pick the cheaper one, same medicine. ...Read more

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How come I have not heard about avian influenza for a long time? Is it still prevalent?

How come I have not heard about avian influenza for a long time? Is it still prevalent?

Has never been: Avian influenza has yet to make the leap into large numbers of humans and so far the majority of cases have been in farmers, bird handlers or others who have contact with birds. ...Read more

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I received my first aviane prescription but it is Tuesday versus Sunday night. Can I start it tonight still?

I received my first aviane prescription but it is Tuesday versus Sunday night. Can I start it tonight still?

Yes.: Birth control pills do not need to be started on Sunday's alone. In the past, Sunday starts where simply for convenience-it doesn't matter when you start them, as long as the person is sure they are not pregnant. Remember, pills may cause some nausea and spotting at first, but stick with them. Try to take them same time every day. ...Read more

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I switched from Aviane to an IUD this month. I still have like 9 packs of Aviane left that I won't need. How should I dispose extra pills?

I switched from Aviane to an IUD this month. I still have like 9 packs of Aviane left that I won't need. How should I dispose extra pills?

Dispose or Donate: Most towns have prescription drug disposal sites. Call your pharmacist or local health department. Some indigent health centers might accept unused/unopened medications to donate to patients. However, newer medication documentation regulations have made that harder for clinicians to do. Hope u enjoy your IUD. It is am excellent contraceptive option. ...Read more

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If I have switched from aviane to falmina and since have had bv twice, could this be the cause?

If I have switched from aviane to falmina and since have had bv twice, could this be the cause?

Yes: Try changing pill and going on Probiotics. The change in vaginal ph caused by the change in hormones may facilitate the growth of BV and yeast. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Avian Flu?

What are the tests for Avian Flu?

Avian Flu: RT-PCR, throat or nasal swab (culture), X-ray if sx's c/w pneumonia, white blood count. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Avian Flu?

What are the symptoms of Avian Flu?

See below: Patients have presented with respiratory tract infections, many of which have progressed to severe pneumonia. Presenting signs and symptoms may include fever, cough, dyspnea, headache, myalgias, and malaise.

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Can I drink beer while taking aviane?

Can I drink beer while taking aviane?

Yes: There is no contraindication to consuming alcoholic beverages while on oral contraceptives. There are some conflicting early reports of higher alcohol levels per drink in people on birth control, but it was relatively minor and did not consistently occur in all subjects. Safe drinking limits in women are no more than 7 drinks/week or one per day. If you are drinking 4 or more, it may be a problem. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Avian Flu?

What are the complications of Avian Flu?

Avian Flu: Complications can include pneumonia, respiratory failure, as well as renal & cardiac complications. It has been lethal in > 50% of infected people. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Avian Flu?

What are the treatments for Avian Flu?

Avian Flu: Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) & zanamivir (Relenza) are possible treatment options. ...Read more

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Is avian influenza a big deal?

Only a few hundred..: People have died from h5n1 bird flu but of those infected half died. To this point, the virus has not mutated to be able to transmit well from person to person to cause chains of infection. Spread from asia to central europe and parts of africa is not from humans but rather from migratory birds. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bird flu and other avian flu?

Symptoms of bird flu and other avian flu?

Agree w Dr. Singh.: Symptoms of avian flu include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches ; pains ; occasionally conjunctivitis or gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting or diarrhea). Complications can include pneumonia, respiratory failure, as well as renal ; cardiac complications. It has been lethal in > 50% of infected people. ...Read more

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Could I start taking aviane the day after I take the morning after pill?

Could I start taking aviane the day after I take the morning after pill?

Yes: Yes, of course birth control does have a specific starting date, but if that date is the day after the morning after pill then. You can start it. Also the morning after pill has levonorgestrol, the same drug in the morning after pill. Birth control also works as the morning after pill in certain circumstances. ...Read more

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Could you start taking aviane the day after you take the morning after pill?

Could you start taking aviane the day after you take the morning after pill?

Yes, but...: Starting a combination contraceptive pill the day after you take the morning-after pill won' hurt you. However, it won't protect you from pregnancy right-away. You will need to use a back-up for some length of time. How long depends on what cycle day you are now. Best wishes! ...Read more