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Dr. James Chapman
104 doctors shared insights

Brevicon (Overview)

Brevicon is a three phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's health and pregnancy drug).


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Start a new pack of brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone). No period?

Start a new pack of brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone). No period?

Check a PG test: Assuming that is negative, many pills do not build up enough tissue in the endometrium to cause a period and the way to show that is a pelvic ultrasound that I do in my patients to prove there are no problems. If that is normal you can either continue with the pills, as you do not have to have a period on the pills( many women like that) or switch to a higher dose pill to get periods. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
104 doctors shared insights

Brevicon (Overview)

Brevicon is a three phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's health and pregnancy drug).


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Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.

Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.

No oral: Contraceptive for boys. It would be a bad idea to give oral contraceptive to a boy and it is likely to make acne worse any way. If the acne is bad, please see a doctor. If you are a first year student, talk to a dermatologist at your school. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Tip)

Preventing Pregnancy

Find/take your pill before your brush your teeth so you can't leave your house without doing it! ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Are the long term side effects know after 10 years using levetiracetam? Can levetiracetam cause health problems while taking oral contraceptive pill?

Are the long term side effects know after 10 years using levetiracetam? Can levetiracetam cause health problems while taking oral contraceptive pill?

See below: Fortunately, Levetiracetam is not metabolized through the liver, and is unlikely to interact with your ocp's. So far, there is very little to suggest long-term chronic issues on your med, and so i find no reason to have concerns regarding your future. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Tip)

Preventing Pregnancy

Am I a good candidate for pills? Are there better options (Nuvaring, IUD, Implanon)? how do I start? ...See more

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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab Nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
5 Min, 4x day for 1 Weeks
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

It varies: Average weight gain on most birth control pills is around one pound per year. If you want to avoid weight gain consider a drospirinone containing o.C. ...Read more

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Why am i sort of bleeding? I was really sick starting on feb 22 and on the 23 i went to the doctor and she told me to take amoxcillian 3 times a day for 7 days. I have also been taking brevicon since november 2011 or december. I am showing signs of having

Why am i sort of bleeding? I was really sick starting on feb 22 and on the 23 i went to the doctor and she told me to take amoxcillian 3 times a day for 7 days. I have also been taking brevicon since november 2011 or december. I am showing signs of having

When : When you are under stress (illness in your case) this can affect your hormones thus causing irregularities in your cycle. This often presents as spotting. Your period should follow shortly thereafter. If it does not, take a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant then expect your period to normalize over the next few cycles. ...Read more

Dr. John cuong Doan
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Norethindrone (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|norethindrone is a two phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more