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What the contraceptive pills dose not contain desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) ?

What the contraceptive pills dose not contain desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) ?

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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

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

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Is luteal phase after emergency contraception also 14 days?

Is luteal phase after emergency contraception also 14 days?

Not always: Since the emergency contraception pill works to delay ovulation, it can throw off your luteal phase. Your next period could be early, late, or a just a little different in quality. Even having said that, you should check a pregnancy test if you are late for your period. ...Read more

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Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?

Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?

No: No, Isotretinoin does not interfere with your birth contrl pills. In fact you should stay on the birth control pills while on Isotretinoin due to risk of birth defects. An alternative might be the patch if you are looking for a change. ...Read more

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Is amenorrhea common when using the oral contraceptive micronor (norethindrone)?

Is amenorrhea common when using the oral contraceptive micronor (norethindrone)?

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

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Is the birth control Gildess FE 1/20 known for early periods?

Is the birth control Gildess FE 1/20 known for early periods?

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

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How effective of a contraceptive is lo loestrin Fe?

How effective of a contraceptive is lo loestrin Fe?

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

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Is advisable a woman with takayasu's arteritis takes birth control pills with Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol?

Probably not: Hormonal birth control pills have been associated with venous thrombosis. No data with Takayasu but may be advisable to use copper IUD Ask your OB-GYN. It seems using meds associated with venous thrombosis is not a good idea in patients with arterial disorders. ...Read more

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Is Diane 35 a low dose birth control ?

Is Diane 35 a low dose birth control ?

Below: Each tablet contains a small amount of two different hormones. These are cyproterone acetate (a progestogen with antiandrogenic properties) and ethinylestradiol (an estrogen). Because of the small amounts of hormones, DIANE-35 is considered a low-dose preparation ...Read more

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Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) effective for endometriosis?

Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) effective for endometriosis?

Yes: Progesterone can help with the symptoms of endometriosis whether with estrogen like in the oral contraceptives or by itself like in depo-provera. ...Read more

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Is mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pill a good one?

Is  mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pill a good one?

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

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What is the depo-provera contraceptive injection effectiveness?

What is the depo-provera contraceptive injection effectiveness?

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

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Long cycles but short luteal phase 4 months after discontinuing the pill. Diagnose? Treatment? Ps. Before the pill, normal cycles.

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

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Has anyone misused the birth control desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel)?

Has anyone misused the birth control desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel)?

I'm sure: I'm sure it has happened. Has anybod ever misused tylenol, (acetaminophen) katsup, chile powder or baking powder? ...Read more

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Desogen (Definition)

Desogen is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more