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Bcp And Alchol
Does alcohol lessen the effectiveness of sprintec birth control? And Do I need Plan B after unprotected sex and a little alcohol?
Started exercising with DASH diet but still smoking and drinking alcohol and lots of coffee (tried quitting but can't) BP still slightly high. Meds?
Not certain what you: are asking. If you want to know if medications are indicated then the answer is no provided you can make appropriate life style choices. Perhaps some counseling to help you make these choices would be more beneficial in the long run than medications for your hypertension. I don't recall cigarettes, alcohol and excessive coffee being on the DASH diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on bc trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) and i was wondering if i take super colon cleanse and a fiber therapy pill wil it interfere with my birth control pill?
I'm on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED can I use codiral day and night flu tablets will this effect the birth control pill and cause pregnancy?
Possibly ..: There is limited solid data that suggests a significant decrease in the effectiveness of oral contraception with alcohol consumption but it would be wise to avoid the combination if possible. Particularly if you drink more heavily and it causes you to become nauseated and possibly vomit any pills up. ...Read more
Hi im taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED birth control, and i am also taking clamoxyl antibiotics will this affect my pill?
Can I take forskolin weight loss pill with Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp will it effect my bcp and become pregnant ?
Pregnant? 19? On levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. No period day 4 of sugar pill. Sex on sugar pill and after being 10 hours late with a tablet, help, i'm too scared to test
While on sugar pills with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED and on my period can skip the white pills as I have 3 more to go and start active pill as my period is heavy?
Yes: Yes, definitely. This is a common tool to make your periods shorter. There's no harm in doing so. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED can I take iron pills and magnesium all together with the contraceptive pill will i be covered from pregnancy?
Sure : You may take these together.Get a more detailed answer ›
If i start taking birth control pills and initially remain thirty days menstruating, it's bad to take lemon to cut the period? Low contracept effect?
Lemon has no effect: It is not uncommon to have irregular bleeding the first several months after you start birth control pills. However, if the bleeding is very heavy or persists for weeks, you should see your health care provider. Lemons provide vitamin c, but have no effect on menstruation or contraceptive effectiveness. ...Read more
No: unless you have other problems, like an inherited predisposition to very high triglyceride levels which can be markedly worsened by alcohol. The doctor who is prescribing your lipid-lowering medication is your best source of information, as well as the dispensing pharmacist. Safe limits of alcohol in women are 1 standard drink/day, no more than 7/week, and never more than 3 on one occasion. ...Read more
Will taking Lactulose, Colace and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) clash with taking Junel Fe birth control? And if meds aren't working what should I do with these?
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) an issue: Antibiotics are known to sometimes affect the birth control function. Use secondary protection during your time on them. The other medications are for constipation and should not be a problem. Drink plenty of water and make sure you have lots of fiber in your diet - popcorn, veges, fortified cereal. May also consider adding Beneful to daily routine if dietary fiber hard to get. ...Read more
Do you know any birth control pill with good reviews and low side effects? Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo caused my severe vaginal dryness and stomach upset
Birth control: There are many pills. Most have their benefits and draw backs. Picking a pill is a crap shoot. But, with your issue if the only problem was vaginal dryness then using an increased estrogen pill will probably fix it. Try regular TriCyclen and give the stomach upset time to resolve, often 3 months. DrG ...Read more