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Yellow discharge from vagina? I used levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED in place of ec (4 doses, 12 hours apart) and I had a light yellow discharge 3 days later, no odor.

Yellow discharge from vagina? I used levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED in place of ec (4 doses, 12 hours apart) and I had a light yellow discharge 3 days later, no odor.

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Why does it bleed when taking a course of oral contraceptive pills. It was prescribed by doc for my vaginal discharge problem. Should I stop? Diff pblm?

Why does it bleed when taking a course of oral contraceptive pills. It was prescribed by doc for my vaginal discharge problem. Should I stop? Diff pblm?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Mucus vaginal discharge with blood for two weeks after finished placebo round of oral contraceptive?

Mucus vaginal discharge with blood for two weeks after finished placebo round of oral contraceptive?

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I have dark brown vaginal discharge for weeks now and I missed my last month menstruation, cos I stopped my oral contraceptive pills. Not sexuallyactive?

I have dark brown vaginal discharge for weeks now and I missed my last month menstruation, cos I stopped my oral contraceptive pills. Not sexuallyactive?

Brown = old blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have started taking levlen-ed one week ago on the first day of bleed, it still shows no sign of going 1 week later, is this normal?

I have started taking levlen-ed one week ago on the first day of bleed, it still shows no sign of going 1 week later, is this normal?

Unclear question: If levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is for birth control, then should start on the end of your menstrual period. If the med is to stop bleeding, then you should take it three times a day, bleeding should stop in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

BCP TRILEVLEN: Bcp if taken same time, after meals will not give you any side effect of obesity, GI upset or irregular mens. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Not likely: All birth control pills work in a similar way as they all contain estrogen and progestin. Studies have shown that some women may gain few pounds when they start taking the pill but this reverses by the end of 6 months of usage. Weight gain of greater magnitude should not be blamed on the pill except in very unusual circumstances. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

No: Tri-levlen is a combination triphasic birth control pills that the hormone raise physiological with your body I t should not cause any wt gain. ...Read more

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Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Sure, some have: Hormonal manipulations, including birth control pills can affect weight gain (or loss). Some people have had more change than they want. Check that there aren't other factors at work, e.g. Emotional eating affected by the hormonal changes of the bcp. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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How well does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED pill work?

How well does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED pill work?

It depends: Less than 1 out of 100 women taking the pill will get pregnant if they ALWAYS take the pill each day as directed. However, if this number increases to 9 out of 100 that will get pregnant if they DON'T ALWAYS take as directed ...Read more

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How long before levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED is effective?

How long before levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED is effective?

Up to 14 days: Check out http://www. Mydr. Com. Au/cmis/pdfs/cmi8018.Pdf and http://www. Medsafe. Govt. Nz/consumers/cmi/l/levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel).Pdf for info on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. How quickly it takes effect depends upon what you were doing/taking prior. Whether to use add'l contraception, eg condom, depends upon what you read (see above) and your doctor. Best to ask him/her. ...Read more

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What medication I can not take with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

What medication I can not take with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Relatively few: The issue with various medications, mostly antibiotics and some anti-seizure medications, is that the effectiveness of the pill or the medications is decreased. The interactions in and of themselves are not harmful. ...Read more

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What age should you be before you take levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

What age should you be before you take levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Oral bcp?: If you are still having menstrual periods, taking Levlen will lessen "pre-menstrual syndrome" and regulate your menses. Levlen has far less estrogen in it than your ovaries now make, and with Levlen, your ovaries are stopped from making estrogen. Ask your gyn provider to discuss oral bcp to make sure you are a candidate. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the white levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED tablets to take effect?

Up to 14 days: Check out http://www. Mydr. Com. Au/cmis/pdfs/cmi8018.Pdf and http://www. Medsafe. Govt. Nz/consumers/cmi/l/levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel).Pdf for info on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. How quickly it takes effect depends upon what you were doing/taking prior. Whether to use add'l contraception, eg condom, depends upon what you read (see above) and your doctor. Best to ask him/her. ...Read more

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Can I take ducolax with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Can I take ducolax with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Yes: Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative and levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed is a birth control. Take dulcolax with plenty of water. To reduce constipation, increase fruits, veggies, fiber and water intake. Also increase physical activity. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED side effects?

Can anyone tell me levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED side effects?

Pill side effects: The most common side effects of the birth control pills include nausea, headache, breast tenderness, weight gain, irregular bleeding, and mood changes. ...Read more

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Can I take levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED and duromine 40 together?

Yes: There are no reported interactions between these two medications. Good birth control is essential when taking duromine because of the potential negative effects it could have on the baby. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when are you protected when taking the pill (levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed)?

Can you tell me when are you protected when taking the pill (levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed)?

It depends: If you started the pill the day you started your period, you should be protected. However if you started it midcycle or have irregular periods, you may want to use back up the first cycle. It also depends on if you are taking the pill every day as prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I switch from femme ED tab 120/100 to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED on active pills will I have side effects?

Can I switch from femme ED tab 120/100 to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED on active pills will I have side effects?

Yes: Most women will have no problems with this switch of birth control pills. Why do you wish to switch? Switching pills because of insurance coverage is different from switching because of side effects or other issues. Please clarify. ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose weight while on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED as I have not changed my diet or exersise routine I've been on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 18 days only?

Is it normal to lose weight while on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED as I have not changed my diet or exersise routine I've been on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 18 days only?

Listen to your body: If you are losing weight on it it is probably decreasing an excess of hormones hat your body was producing that was increasing fat storage. Different individuals respond differently to hormones. Some people gain weight on ocp. ...Read more

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I'm currently on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) con pill and not feeling to well on them can I switch to levlen ED even though I'm in the middle of active pills on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

I'm currently on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) con pill and not feeling to well on them can I switch to levlen ED even though I'm in the middle of active pills on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Should not: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has 20 mcg of estrogen, 3 mg of progestin compare to levlen with 30 mcg of estrogen and 0.15 mg of progestin. You should try to finish this package before changing to another one. You need to consult with your doctor if you want to change any regimen. To avoid breakthrough problems. ...Read more

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How many sugar pills are in a packet of levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

How many sugar pills are in a packet of levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

7: If you have the standard levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pack it should be 21 active pills and 7 placebo's, but I would recommend checking with your pharmacist to be certain. ...Read more

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Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel (Definition)

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


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Levlen (Definition)

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