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Desogen Single Phase Contraceptive
Desogen=Desogestrel: These pills contain Desogestrel (Desogen): APRI, CAZIANT, CESIA, CYCLESSA, DESOGEN, (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) MIRCETTE, ORTHO-CEPT, RECLIPSEN, SOLIA, & VELIVET. Other Birth-control pills use a different ingredient. However, ask your pharmacist to be sure. Best wishes! ...Read more
That is up to: You, please make an appt to see your gyn and discuss with your gyn and if you are still ovulating at your age you may want to consider in office essure tubal, easy takes 5 minutes in my office , no cutting , covered by insurance, u are awake, miss 1/2 day of work , is permanent though. ...Read more
Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?
Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?
Less than 5%: In patients on combined hormonal contraception, amenorrhea may occur in less than 5% of patients and is no cause of alarm. Micronor (norethindrone) is a progestin only pill and can also cause a lack of bleeding due to suppression of the uterine lining. As long as a pregnancy test is negative, there should be no further evaluation. ...Read more
Need more info: What do you mean by early? Having a period while still on active pills and not the pills on the fourth week? and how long have you been on it? If you just started taking it you could have irregular bleeding for a while. And even if you have been on it for months or years you could have a break through bleed outside of your periods. Both are considered normal. Make sure you aren‘t pregnant, however ...Read more
Very effective: very important that it be taken daily. preferably at the same time each day If you forget to take pill for one day, you can take 2 pills on next day to catch up ...Read more
What's the mini progestin pill Micronor? Is that in a combination pill pack like Trisprintec (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?
If it works for you.: Pretty much all of the oral combo contraceptives have similar effecacy and risk profile, but one-pill does not fit all. If you don't have any side effect from it and it is affordable, then it is a good one for you. There are many different pills available and so if this does not fit, talk to your doc and likely u will be given a trial of something else. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
98%: The range of effectiveness for birth control depends on how precisely it is used. If you get the shot every three months as scheduled, the efficacy is 99%. The typical user efficacy is around 97%, which accounts for people getting their shot late. If you know you are going to miss a shot or be late, use a back up method until you are able to get the shot and talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Long cycles but short luteal phase 4 months after discontinuing the pill. Diagnose? Treatment? Ps. Before the pill, normal cycles.
Long cycles: Probably your system is still adjusting after the bcp's. Give it some additional time to adjust unless your anxious to conceive. ...Read more
Is taking Plan B one step with norinyl 1+35 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) birth control generally considered safe?
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