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Can I take advil while im on the birth control pill ocella?

Can I take advil while im on the birth control pill ocella?

Yes.: There is no contraindication to taking Advil, Motrin, Alleve or any other NSAID while on birth control pills provided you don't have any contraindications to NSAIDS - peptic ulcer, kidney failure, etc. It is very common for women on birth control pills to take Advil. As needed. Please take with food and limit use to prevent gastric irritation. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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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Pregnant an toke too Advil (ibuprofen) an one birth control pill want to have a miscarriage was stress out wnt to no if I harm the baby im 3week pregnan?

Pregnant an toke too Advil (ibuprofen) an one birth control pill want to have a miscarriage was stress out wnt to no if I harm the baby im 3week pregnan?

Unlikely an issue: The medications you noted as a single exposure are unlikely to result in any problems with the baby. The advil (ibuprofen) is considered safe in early pregnancy. The hormone pill can produce problems but the brief exposure and timing at 3 wks makes this unlikely. I wold meet with your pcp or a counselor and talk through your feelings on the issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?

I'm on sprintec birth control pills, what cold/ flu medication can I take that won't effect my birth control? What pain killers (Advil, tylenol)?

Ok to take: There are no drug interactions with common combination cold and sinus over the counter medications, such as Advil (ibuprofen) Cold and Sinus which contains Ibuprofen. You can also take Acetominophen. ...Read more

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) ok to take while being on the birth control pill?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) ok to take while being on the birth control pill?

Generally, yes: Generally, Celebrex (celecoxib) is fine to take with birth control pills, but you should check with your pharmacist by telling them what birth control you take to assure there are definitively no interactions. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take the birth control pill while breastfeeding?

Can I take the birth control pill while breastfeeding?

Sometimes: If you are taking a Progesterone only birth control pill, you should be able to take that while nursing. Best to check with your doctor and get his/her advice. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the birth control pill "generess fe" to be effective?

How long does it take for the birth control pill "generess fe" to be effective?

It depends: It depends on when in your cycle you started the pills. If you started on the first day of bleeding, it's effective right away. If later in your cycle, it typically takes 7 days to take effect, so use back up prior to then. It also may depend on when you last had sex, and what you used for protection. ...Read more

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How soon after stopping the birth control pill can you become pregnant what should I take to help?

How soon after stopping the birth control pill can you become pregnant what should I take to help?

Birth control pills: Some people get pregnant in the next cycle itself. You should take prenatal vitamins if you're trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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If I take the birth control pill 12 hours later the usual, does that give me a whole new chance of getting pregnant?

Shouldn't, but: Missing pills does increase the chance of ovulation occurring, but if you remembered it 12 hours later, then took the next pill on time (in another 12 hours) - the chance of getting pregnant due to that - is low. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the birth control pill to be absorbed? If you vomit half an hour after taking pill, was it absorbed? Definitive answer please

How long does it take for the birth control pill to be absorbed? If you vomit half an hour after taking pill, was it absorbed? Definitive answer please

It is absorbed quick: But in the small intestine, not the stomach. When we are nauseus the stomach develops antiperistaltic waves that propel your jiuces backwards. In short, assume you skipped a pill and use protection this month. ...Read more

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I'm talking the birth control pill, what happens if I miss it 2 days in a row? I was told that if I forgot once I just take 2 next day

I'm talking the birth control pill, what happens if I miss it 2 days in a row? I was told that if I forgot once I just take 2 next day

Almost correct: You should take two pills for the two days that were missed to "catch up" and most importantly, use a backup form of contraception such as VCF film and/or condoms if you are sexually active to be certain that there isn't an unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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I frequently have unprotected sex and I'm on the birth control pill, I never take it on time. I have brown discharge in my knickers could I be pregnan?

I frequently have unprotected sex and I'm on the birth control pill, I never take it on time. I have brown discharge in my knickers could I be pregnan?

Yes: Regardless of the brown discharge, if you are not taking your pill correctly, not using condoms, and are having sex, then you are certainly at risk for pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about options for birth control that will be better for you. ...Read more

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What happens if I forget to take the birth control pill?

What happens if I forget to take the birth control pill?

Depends on week: The number of pills missed, the strength of the pill and the week in question all impact the management. If you miss 1 - 2 pills of a 30 mcg ee formulation or 1 (active) pill of a 10-20 mcg ee pill, take 1 pill (active) as soon as you remember, then continue taking the pill pack. In cases when the missed pills are from the first week, a back-up method or emergency contraception may be needed. ...Read more

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On the birth control pill; do I also take the brown pill?

Yes: In most packs of birth control pills, there are 21-24 pills that contain hormones, followed by 4-7 d of reminder or placebo pills to help you remember to take one pill every day. Your period shoul come during those pills. You'll then start a new pack so that you take a pill every day. With some brands, the reminder pills contain iron--they're iron pillstake a pill every day so that you get in habit. ...Read more

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What can you take to avoid nausea from the birth control pill?

What can you take to avoid nausea from the birth control pill?

Ginger ale: Ginger ale can help. You can call your doc for more additional information. ...Read more

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Please tell me can fat/obese women take the birth control pill?

Please tell me can fat/obese women take the birth control pill?

Usually yes: Weight or BMI should not restrict use of OCP. Age over 35, high blood pressure, smokers, and women with known clotting disorders should not take them. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping the birth control pill? I was on it for 5months this my second cycle trying! What’s wrong

How long does it usually take to get pregnant after stopping the birth control pill? I was on it for 5months this my second cycle trying! What’s wrong

Bcp's/pregnancy?: Oral bcp's today are very low dose, so in most cases, they do not have an effect on potential pregnancies once stopped. The average length of time for unprotected sex to result in pregnancy is about six months before concerns are enough to investigate on fertility status. Get an ovulation kit from a drug store and plan attempts to follow a positive indication of ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take the birth control pill if you have depression?

Is it safe to take the birth control pill if you have depression?

Usually you can: However, you to need to ensure that your doctor (s) are aware of your depression. Sometimes birth control pills can worsen depression. So monitor for this. That way if you were to take an oral contraceptive that caused mood changes, a different one could be tried. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you still take Plan B (morning after pill) while on the birth control pill?

Can you still take Plan B (morning after pill) while on the birth control pill?

Yes: But isn't necessary if consistently using oral contraceptives correctly. ...Read more

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I am on the birth control pill but missed one in my first week. I might have had unprotected sex....Do I need to take plan b?

I am on the birth control pill but missed one in my first week. I might have had unprotected sex....Do I need to take plan b?

Yes: In the setting of missed pills, the chance of pregnancy is probably slightly increased. If it has been less than 72 hours since unprotected intercourse, then taking planb would probably not be a bad idea. Talk to your doctor as well. ...Read more

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I am currently on the birth control pill, and I have to take doxycycline 100mg. For at least 2 weeks so should I be concerned?

No problem: You can safely take birth control pills and doxycycline. The antibiotic has not been shown to decrease the effectiveness of your contraceptive pills. The american college of obstetricians and gynecologists has stated that Doxycycline and similar medications do not affect oral contraceptive steroid levels. As well, they say it is not necessary to use a back-up method while using both medicines. ...Read more

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How long would it take until the birth control pill is effective?

Possible Immediate: Immediate if started to take the first day of your period. After that the risk of geting pregnant is higher. If sunday start or a couple of days after your period you need added protection that whole month. ...Read more

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How quick does the birth control pill take effect after taking it?

Depend on when start: If you start combined oral contraceptive pills within the first five days of your period they should be effective immediately, provided you take them consistently and correctly. However, if you started them outside that window, you should use a barrier method for at least the first seven days, preferably the rest of the first month. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the birth control pill, generess to work?

Quickly: If you start the pill with your period or on the sunday after your period it is highly effective the first month. Most people use a back up for the first month for a liitle more protection. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more