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Cycrin Progestin Based Agent
Birth control pills: there are too many to listGet a more detailed answer ›
A type of progestin: Levonorgestrel is one type of progestin (an artifical progesterone-like hormone). It can be given in low doses or in higher doses - the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is a low dose, 20 micrograms a day, compared with birth control pills which are a medium dose - 100 to 150 micrograms a day. Some common 'morning after' pills are high-dose Levonorgestrel - two 750 microgram doses or a single 1500 microgram dose. ...Read more
Hormone replacement.: If a person is going to take hormone replacement therapy, we often would continue that for life. The whi study changed the vast majority of doctor's opinions about hormone replacement and many don't prescribe it at all any more. The negative feelings about replacing hormones is changing back to the former opinion slowly where nearly all women were replaced for life. ...Read more
Daily: You take pills daily and that is because if you don't,the effect is lost. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: That's a commom side-effect of the progestin-only pill. It doesn't hurt you and doesn't mean the pill is not working. But progestin-only pills are only about as effective as condoms, so it might be time to consider using a different form of contraception. Iud's are also great while breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can natural progesterone cream offset the negative effects of synthetic progestin (legonorgestrel)?
no: No. They are both progestins. The cream will work locally but do the same thing. ...Read more
I have been on jolivette (progestin only pill) for 2 months and take it perfectly. any chance of pregnancy?
Jolivette: Effectiveness: 92-97% (see: http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/sexinfo/article/birth-control-comparison-chartGet a more detailed answer ›
I've been on the progestin only pill for 22 days and my period has been ongoing for a month now, what to do?
How log does it take for menstrual cycle to become regular again after taking progestin-only pill for years? over 7 cycles mine ranges 22-31 days!
Hard to say : Alliow at least 3 months. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Does Nexplanon have less mcg per day of Progestin than Nuvaring? Do Nexplanon serum levels stay consistent regardless of decreasing amounts per year?
See Answer: NuvaRing is a polymeric vaginal ring containing 11.7 mg etonogestrel and 2.7 mg ethinyl estradiol, which releases on average 0.12 mg/day of etonogestrel and 0.015 mg/day of ethinyl estradiol. NEXPLANON contains 68 mg etonogestrel. the mean (± SD) maximum serum etonogestrel concentrations were 1200 (± 604) pg/mL ag 2 weeks. Levels decline so it has to be replaced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started taking progestin only birth control week ago, since i started it it seems like my baby doesn't want to nurse as long as normal, why is this?
Biology: Progesterone is either produced in a woman's ovary or synthesized in a lab and is considered "bio-identical". A progestin, as dr eun mentions, is biologically similar but not identical. But don't be fooled by the labels, "natural" and "synthetic". No plant ever produces progesterone! that is identical to a human woman's! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doesn't seem to: Hormone therapy seems to have little or no effect on cognitive function. Estrogen + progestin or estrogen alone are not recommended for women at any age to prevent cognitive decline. Hormone therapy appears to increase the risk of dementia when started in women who are 65 or older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Each BC pill: should have exact same amount of progestin except for the off colored ones (usually 1 whole row for a week) which typically do not have much hormones in them for the purpose of menstruation. Those are mostly to keep you on schedule. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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