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Can Yaz Birth Control Pills Cause Ggt Elevation
A small risk: Birth control pills contain an estrogen, which is almost universally the same regardless of brand, and a progestagen which varies with the brand. Different progetagens have different risks of causing blood clots, apparenly higher in the case of the progestagen in yaz. The risks and absolute differences are very small. Consider the difference between 1 in 10, 000 and 2 in 10, 000 for example. ...Read more
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
Yaz causing heart problems? I am taking Yaz birth control pills and lately I have noticed my heart beating abnormally. Sometimes when i lie down i can feel it beating over my entire body, sometimes skipping a beat. I often experience nausea along with t
Not likely: This sounds as if you're uncomfortable, and you should discuss this with your primary doctor, but not likely due to yaz. Nausea may be present in first 1-3 months of yaz. Try taking in the evening, but if it is occurring the first few months, it's likely to get better. Discuss benefits/risks of yaz with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are a number of options for emergency birth control including dedicated meds that are available over the counter, dedicated prescription medicine, and use of high dose regular birth control. For information of how to use regular bc as emergency bc, see http://www.Not-2-late.Com . If you need ec, you should consider using regular bc such as iuds and implants. The most effective and easy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which of these antibiotics for cold interfere with Yaz (birth control pills) - Cefalexin, Ospen, Amoxicillin, or any other in that category?
Penicillins mostly: Antibiotics may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Have they ever lead to failure of birth control? Not conclusively although it is theoretically possible. Mid cycle spotting could be a sign they are adversely affecting efficacy. Rifampin, Penicillins like Ospen and amoxicillin can do it. Cephalexin probably not. Stop them as soon as you can. ...Read more
Is it okay to take mefenamic acid while taking yaz birth control pills? 24th day of taking the pill. I am experiencing cramps. Is that normal?
Is it safe to take Yaz birth control pills to delay period? What are the chances of getting blood clots if you do take them for the first time?
Birth control: Millions of women across the world use birth control to regulate their menstrual cycles making them one of the most common medications prescribed of all time. The risk of blood clot formation and someone with no personal or family history is about one per 20, 000 people. This is not much higher than the baseline risk for blood clots non-birth-control users. ...Read more
I got my period 8 days early and i'm on the pill. Should i continue my pack normally? Hello! I am on Yaz birth control pills (been on it for about 4 years) and last month, i did the trick where i skipped the placebos and went straight to my next back in o
Extended : Extended cycle contraception is effective for "scheduling" your menstrual period. Some women can tolerate long periods of continuous hormones others break through with spotting or bleeding. When this happens you may want to take 5-7 days off (use back up contraception) and then start a new pack. ...Read more
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