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Does Diarrhea Affect First Pill In Pack
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
When birth control pills INCREASE libido, does that effect last for the duration of pill use, or does it subside after the first few months?
I'm on my first pack of ortho tri-cylcen. Can i skip the sugar pills? Is it the last 7 pills in the pack?
When birth control pills DECREASE libido, does that effect last for the duration of pill use, or does it subside after the first few months?
Continues: The decrease is because estrogen increases the sex hormone binding globulin( one of the many proteins produced by the liver).It can then bind more of the testosterone which is the hormone of desire.Only the free, unbound testosterone is available.As long as you are on the pills, the free testosterone and desire will be decreased.There are several progesterone only contraceptives or lower estrogen ...Read more
Does drinking alcohol after taking the morning after pill alter its effectiveness?
Is skipping 2 periods on the pill ok?
Pregnancy test: Drinking alcohol before, or after the pill, or at time is a bad idea. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good ever, so stay away from it. Morning after pill does alter hormone balance may cause to miss two periods. However, do a pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Lost last active birth control pill. Should I take a pill from next pack or should I take the rest of my pack as normal?
Can Sronyx birth control cause cramping when first starting a pack. First time taking bc in a year or more. Lower back/abdomen cramps.
On 8th pack of lo loestrin fe, took first pill of new pack 2.5 hours late then continued taking pills normally.Did this affect my protection that week?
No effect: Taking a pill a few hours late is not going to impact their effectiveness. ...Read more
Possibly ..: There is limited solid data that suggests a significant decrease in the effectiveness of oral contraception with alcohol consumption but it would be wise to avoid the combination if possible. Particularly if you drink more heavily and it causes you to become nauseated and possibly vomit any pills up. ...Read more
Unlikely: The temperature of the liquid you drink after taking a medication usually will not cause any absorption of the medication. ...Read more
If the period does not come on the last day of taking white pill(1st pack of yaz), still start a new pack the day after?When do u take pregnant test?
After taking all 21 active oral contraceptive tabs, starting the first tab on the day of a medicinal abortion, should my period come now during the placebo pills of the pack like normal?
Not necessarily: The pills will prevent you from getting pregnant, while you take them as prescribed, but your bleeding pattern may be off for a cycle or two, ie., even while you are on the active pills, you may experience bleeding. Do not let that keep you from stopping/skipping pills. If the cycle is still irregular in 3 months, re-evaluate. ...Read more
Took placebo pill instead of active pill for day one of new BC pack. Took 2 pills in 1 day when realized I missed the first. Backup needed? How long?
I'm taking the Microgynon contraceptive pill, if I took the Fat Metaboliser pill from Holland and Barrett, will one affect the other?
Drug interaction: This has not been studied. See your obgyn to figure out a weight loss plan that will not interfere with your pill. ...Read more
Champagne OK: Hi, I believe that by the time you drank your glass of champagne, the birth control pill was well on it's way to completing it's mission. I would be much more concerned if you were taking antibiotics such as tetracycle and that class of drugs. these have been know to interfere with the action of the birth control pill. ...Read more
Does taking EC while on bcp change your protection of the bcp for the rest of the pill pack? Took Plan B but never missed a pill & took at same time
No: No, the EC does not effect the effectiveness of the other birth control you were already on and actually if you were already on a hormonal birth control method and were taking it properly every day then there was probably no need to even take the EC as you were already covered by the daily birth control pill you were already taking. So you should be more than fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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