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Being On Both Birth Control And Nitrofurantoin
What are the chances of being pregnant if im on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control and use a condom during sex?
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodantin, nitrofur mac, nitro macro, nifty-sr, martifur-mr, uro-tablinen or nifuretten (in germany), martifur-100 (in india), urantoin, nifuran (in macedonia) and uvamin (in middle east). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often ...Read more
I'm on birth control pills and thinking about switching birth control to iud..What are the pros and cons?
IUD's are one of the most highly effective contraceptive options.: They are approved for use in women who have and have not been pregnant. They have few side effects and are compatible with other medications. Mirena (levonorgestrel) can last 5 years. Paragard can last ten years. Certain infections, uterine anomalies may preclude the use of an iud. ...Read more
I'm on NexPlanon and recently started taking azithromycin. Will the antibiotic cause the birth control stop working?
Whay are the chances of getting pregnant while on birth control and missing a pill while taking antibiotics?
1 pill not likely: Missing 1 pill is not likely to increase risk of pregnancy by much, there's more risk if the missed pill extends the hormone free days>7 d. Antibiotics also aren't likely to cause the pill to fail. However, some women may be at higher risk for failure from either missed pills or antibiotics than others. Try not to miss pills, and to be safer, use a back-up such as condoms during antibiotics. ...Read more
I am on the birth control marinea and have been taking antibiotic macrobid? Dose this antibiotic cancel out my birth control
What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill in treating pcos and acne? In dilemma as to whether I should start or not.
Clotting and emboli: Acne develops after one has periods because of hormonally induced changes to the skin with more oils. Taking birth control pills helps to regulate this and can decrease acne. But even low dose estrogen birth control pills increases the risk of deep venous clots (DVT) and can risk the emboli to the lungs. A family history of clots is a contraindication. Hydration decreases risks of forming clots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will my birth control pill be effected from antibiotics I'm on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and the antibiotic is amoxicillin ran act 500mg?
Overhyped...: Contrary to popular belief, most common antibiotics don't seriously affect birth control pills. Rifampin, used to treat Tuberculosis is an exception. Penicillin, amoxicillin, ampicillin, sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Bactrim), tetracycline, metronidazole have a small effect but pregnancy from this is very rare. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can taking Ranitidine 150 at the same time as my birth control (Junel Fe 1.5/30) lower the effectiveness of my birth control?
While taking seasonique birth control, using condoms and withdrawal, what are the chances of conception?
Being on the Depo-Provera shot birth control and not using a condom with my partner what are the chances of getting pregnant?
My boyfriend's coworker got pregnant while taking the birth control pill chateal, which is what i'm on. What are the chances with this particular pill?
What are the chances of being pregnant if on birth control, an antibiotic, and psychiatric medicine?
Am taking 40mg of Cipramil, and also on birth control. Does Cipramil reduce the effectiveness of birth control?
On doxycycl and also on the pill low loestrin. how much does the doxycycl make pill less effective? risk of pregnancy on both pills (just oral sex)?
Birth control: It depends on what type of birth control you mean. The most obvious benefit is preventing unintended pregnancy. Oral contraceptive pills can also help reduce amount of bleeding with the menses, reduce anemia by reducing bleeding, decrease pain with the menses, reduce risk of ovarian cancer, and other symptoms. Other birth control methods have other benefits and risks. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
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