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Can Taking Birth Control Pills Affect Glaucoma
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
To my knowledge: this has not been a problem in my practice nor have I found it in the literature. ...Read more
Ask pharmacist or Dr: These are not listed in medications approved in the USA, and appear to be available primarily in Australia. Therefore ask your health care providers in your location.I wish I could help. ...Read more
See below: No, there will not be any interaction. ...Read more
Metabolism tablets: it would help to know what metabolism tablets you are talking about to render an answer ...Read more
Absolutely!: After missing 3 pills or stopping, most women with have breakthrough bleeding/an early period. Also, don't count on the pill for birth control. If you're still having sex and don't want pregnancy, choose another method of birth control. If you do want pregnancy, you should take prenatal vitamins with folic acid/folate. ...Read more
Im taking bilberry pills. Will it decrease the effectiveness of my birth control? Im taking birth control mononessa.
No it will not: There is some concern that bilberry may interact with diabetes medications (lower blood sugar) or blood thinner medications (slow blood clotting). However, there is no evidence that it interacts with oral contraceptives (birth control pills) or other hormonal contraceptives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
St Johns wort: The most notorious supplement/health food store drug that interacts with birth control is st. Johns wort--taken for depression. Other interactions haven't been well prescribed, but it's still possible that there could be interactions. Talk with your doctor about which supplements you're taking. ...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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