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Can You Take Tetracycline When You Have Oral Contraceptive Pills
In general,: I tell patients to use a back up method like a condom for 9-10 days after stopping another medication like an antibiotic. It is unlikely that most antibiotics will reduce the effectiveness of your birth control, but be on the safe side and use another form for now. Keep taking the pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can you prevent being pregnant if you regularly take oral contraceptive pills after having unprotected sex? If so, when will you stop taking it
Birth control: Yes birth control does prevent pregnancy when having unprotected sex. It depends on how long you have been taking the birth control pills, have you been taking them around the same time everyday consistently, it also depends what type of birth control you are taking. I would talk to a doctor to decide which one works best for you. ...Read more
Can you really get pregnant taking birth control perfectly? Or is it if you miss pills or take certain meds? Should I worry?
Yes, unlikely: birth control pills are not perfect but are more than 99% effective if taken correctly ...Read more
Yes: Androgen excess, i'm assuming from pcos, produces symptoms such as facial/body hair and acne. Pcos is also associated with anovulation and irregular periods. Taking birth control pills will not cause you to ovulate, but will restore the normal cyclical pattern of estrogen and Progesterone to induce your uterine lining to proliferate and shed giving the woman a period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nope.: The ovary at first and the placenta subsequently produce manifold amount of female hormones compared to the birth control pills - so your period ceases during pregnancy regardless of ocp consumption. If you have doubts, check a home pregnancy test to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily! ...Read more
Varies: Many teens use the pill to regulate the cycle. The pill can be used at any age up to 55 or 56 and the pill can be started as soon as a women begins having periods - as early as 11 or so. ...Read more
Yes: No interaction between those two compounds.Get a more detailed answer ›
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely that you would get pregnant which is obviously what you are asking taking both Plan B and birth control pills correctly but, if you are taking your pills correctly, there is no reason to take Plan B. It would be better to use condoms and decrease the risk of STDs in addition to increasing the contraceptive effectiveness. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i'm taking norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets as a birth control. How can you tell if you get pregnant while on the pill?
Take a test...: Sometimes this can be tricky. It's very unlikely that you will get pregnant if you take your pills at the same time every single day. But it can happen. If you are worried, or if you have any symptoms of pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. Sometimes birth control pills have side effects that mimic pregnancy symptoms. Do talk with your health care provider if you are concerned. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Would birth control pills like Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) treat oligomenorrhea even after you stop taking them ? And for how long do you take them as a treatment pls?
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): I suggest you see an OB if you want to treat oligomenorrhea, but hormones and naturopathic remedies can help as well . The BCP effects are not there unless they are taken regularly, and are the current main treatment to keep periods regular. If you have PCOS you need to see a Gyne-Endo to treat your problem effectively ...Read more
Can forgetting to take your birth control pill cause you to not get your period when you normally should?
You may be pregnant: I don't know the pill, dosage, day(s?) you forgot, but since they prevent pregnancy if taken as prescribed, you can do the logic. There's a possibility you'll get pregnant if you don't take 'em as prescribed. Missing a period's seen as a first indication/sign of pregnancy. Do a home-test or see your doctor. If you are not pregnant, try to remember to take each pill & consider alternative methods. ...Read more
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