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Are there any serious side effects that can be caused by demulen 1/50?

Are there any serious side effects that can be caused by demulen 1/50?

High estrogen: This is a high estrogen oc, therefore blood clots in your legs, pelvis etc. We usually try to give patients <30 mcg of estrogen ocs, unless you have a specific indication. The less estrogen, the better. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Ethynodiol (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|ethynodiol is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Demulen allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Demulen allergy?

Demulen allergy: Demulen is a combination hormone used for birth control. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/demulen-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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What are the differences between demulen 1/50 and demulen 1/35 birth control pills?

What are the differences between demulen 1/50 and demulen 1/35 birth control pills?

Ethinylestradiol: Demulen 1/50 contains 1 mg of the progestin Ethynodiol and 50 micrograms of ethinyl estradiol, whereas Demulen 1/35 contains 35 micrograms of ethinylestradiol. A doctor would be able to tell which dosage pill is best for the woman ...Read more

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Does levetiracetam has no influence on the working of oral contraceptive pill? My doctor said I have to take a heavier one...?

Does levetiracetam has no influence on the working of oral contraceptive pill? My doctor said I have to take a heavier one...?

Keppra (levetiracetam): Keppra (levetiracetam) does have drug drug interactions, and your physician will know (or can easily check), which drugs to avoid. Heavier isn't a word i'd use for contraceptives, but a different one is likely neede it your doc noticed an interaction. ...Read more

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I haven't not missed any of my oral contraceptive pills, but I have had sexual activity without a condom. also this is my second period in one month?

I haven't not missed any of my oral contraceptive pills, but I have had sexual activity without a condom. also this is my second period in one month?

Not pregnant: If you have taken your birth control pills exactly as prescribed then there is very little chance of pregnancy. If you have irregular bleeding on the pills it could be from a number of causes - infections, stress, inadequate ratio of estrogen/progesterone in your pill. See your doctor if the irregular bleeding continues. ...Read more

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Took oral contraceptive on my 2nd day aftr menses and i wason isotretinion drug for last 20days.periods late by 13day not pregnant.plz tel me solution?

Took oral contraceptive on my 2nd day aftr menses and i wason isotretinion drug for last 20days.periods late by 13day not pregnant.plz tel me solution?

Good news: Good news that you're not pregnant while taking isotretinoin. Many doctors will recommend (2) forms of birth control while on drugs like that. If you're not pregnant and you haven't missed a pill, then you're likely okay. Could be your period is late due to lining of uterus being thin secondary to oral contraceptive use. See a doctor for blood test to confirm no pregnant, discuss lack of period. ...Read more

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Is there a oral contraceptive substitute?

Is there a oral contraceptive substitute?

Yes: If you need birth control but prefer to avoid a daily pill, a nuvaring, iud, Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot, nexplanon, essure are all good options. ...Read more

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Most popular brand of oral contraceptive?

Most popular brand of oral contraceptive?

Popular bcps: There are so many "popular" brands. There are geographic differences with some brands more popular in certain location than others. Depending on marketing, word of mouth, provider familiarity, price and availability. ...Read more

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What is the combined oral contraceptive pill?

What is the combined oral contraceptive pill?

Combination OC: It refers to the 'usual' kinds of birth control pills; those containing both estrogen (17-beta estradiol) and a synthetic progestin. Non-combination pills (used to be called a mini-pill) contain progestin only. ...Read more

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Why is an IUD more effective than an oral contraceptive?

Why is an IUD more effective than an oral contraceptive?

No remembering!: The majority of oral contraception failures are due to incorrect use. You forget to take the pill. You get sick and throw it up. You take an herb or antibiotic that interferes with the pill's action, etc. IUDs remove the human factor. In addition, they are positioned in the uterus where they can have a dramatic effect without the side-effects a pill would have to get the same result. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take nyquil while on aubra ( oral contraceptive ) ?

Is it ok to take nyquil while on aubra ( oral contraceptive ) ?

Very little interact: interaction. They can be used together. Dextromethorphan, an ingredient in many cold medicines as a weak narcotic cough suppressant (weak enough that it is sold over the counter!) suppresses liver metabolism of drugs and INCREASES their levels. More drug .. not going to make it work less. But these effects are small even compared to the difference in drug concentration from people's sizes. ...Read more

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Hi. Is it ok to use an oral contraceptive and tisane de durbon together?

Hi. Is it ok to use an oral contraceptive and tisane de durbon together?

Yes: Tisane de durbon is commonly used as a laxative and to rid the body of impurities. It is purported to be a natural blood cleanser and purifier and is believed to help in allergies, digestive disorders, skin ailments, and weigh gain. There should be no interaction with your ocp. ...Read more

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Is an oral contraceptive for lactating women?

Is an oral contraceptive for lactating women?

"Mini pill": The mini pill, Progesterone only, (no estrogen) is generally used during breast feeding. It's been shown to be both safe and effective. ...Read more

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What is an oral contraceptive for lactating women?

What is an oral contraceptive for lactating women?

Progestin Only: Progestin-only oral contraceptives are safe for use by breast-feeding mothers. Jolivette, Micronor, (norethindrone) and Ovrette to name afew. ...Read more

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What effect will oral contraceptive necon 1/35 have on acne?

What effect will oral contraceptive necon 1/35 have on acne?

Helpful: Most oral contraceptives will have a beneficial effect on acne, especially after the first couple of cycles. ...Read more

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What to do if i had 2 oral contraceptive pills 1 hr before and after intercourse. Is it possible that i get pregnant?

Yes, it is possible.: The number of combined hormonal birth control pills to be used as emergency contraception depends on how much of each hormone the pills have, which varies by brand. Studies have shown that 100 micrograms (mcg) of ethinyl Estradiol together with 0.5 milligrams of Levonorgestrel taken in two doses 12 hours apart is approximately 75 percent successful at preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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What oral contraceptive requires 2 pills per day?

What oral contraceptive requires 2 pills per day?

Don't know any: Not sure of any "daily use" pills that use a 2 pill a day dosing, although it might be recommended by a doctor for a specific reason in a special case. ...Read more

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When will you stop taking oral contraceptive pills?

?: Whenever you want to stop taking birth control pills you can. You won't be protected from getting pregnant. If you don't want to get pregnant and you don't like taking birth control pills there are other birth control methods. ...Read more

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Does oral contraceptive pills makes you gain weight?

No: The oral contraceptives can increase thyroid binding globulin, but it does not increase body weight. ...Read more

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How are you supposed to get the oral contraceptive pill?

How are you supposed to get the oral contraceptive pill?

From your doctor: Your obgyn should do an exam and pap and possible cultures on you and check your blood pressure and make sure you have no contraindications for the pill and then in my pts., i give them some samples, explain everything and write them a perscription for it. ...Read more

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Hi Do men take Oral Contraceptive Pills Aswell Thank You?

Hi Do men take Oral Contraceptive Pills Aswell Thank You?

Transgendered: There is nothing in your file to indicate why a man would want to take oral contraceptives. Are you asking because you are transgendered and want to change genders? If you are not asking because you want to become a female then the answer is no. There is no reason to take estrogen and progresterones if you are a man. Birth control pills would not be used in a man. ...Read more

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Can oral contraceptive not be taken for more than three months?

Can oral contraceptive not be taken for more than three months?

Confusing question: You can stop oral contraceptives as you wish. However, if you want to avoid pregnancy, abstain or practice another form of birth control. If you chose to restart the pill, seek the guidance of your doc when you do. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are taking a strong enough dose of an oral contraceptive?

How do you know if you are taking a strong enough dose of an oral contraceptive?

FDA approved: Only very low doses of hormones are needed for effective prevention of pregnancy in oral contraceptive pills. All of the brands that are fda (food & drug administration) approved in the us are at an adequate dose to be effective. ...Read more

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Been taking oral contraceptive pill for 2yrs now.i decided to take it for long term now.is it bad?

Been taking oral contraceptive pill for 2yrs now.i decided to take it for long term now.is it bad?

No: But there are other long term contraceptives including shots, implantable contraceptives, IUD's, individual diaphragms, etc. you can read up on them and discuss them with your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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