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Does Loestrin 24 Fe Make Menstrual Cycles Go Away
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
Just switched from lo loestrin fe to azurette due to insurance will I don't get a menstrual at all now will it come now since I switched?
Time: give it at least 2 packs to regulate your cycle. ...Read more
I stop taking the loestrin 24 fe after years of taking it! I have not received my menstrual cycle (period). What should I do?
Currently on Lo Loestrin Fe for painful cramps while on my menstrual cycle. Got prescription week late last month, and now have been bleeding 10 days?
Feeling nauseous and having cramps after switching birth controls. I switched from loestrin 24 fe to altaverawill it go away or should I ask to change?
Maybe, but...: Women will tolerate different brands of birth control differently. Even switching from name-brand to generic can sometimes be a problem. But nausea and cramping can also be symptoms of early pregnancy. It is sometimes possible to ovulate while changing from one type of birth control to another. If a pregnancy test is negative you may consider switching back to the name-brand medication. ...Read more
Started lo loestrin fe 1.5 weeks ago 2 decrease my acne but it has increased instead. Why is this happening, will the acne start 2 go away eventually?
Maybe: If it does not end up being the correct bcp for your skin; make a follow up appointment to change the medication and consider other prescriptions that help as well as topical creams. ...Read more
I have been taking the birth control lo loestrin fe for 5 months and have spotting every month. Is it likely to go away the longer i take it?
Probably not: If the break through bleeding hasn't gone away by the end of 3 months of taking, it's probably not going to. Taking the pill exactly at the same time each day may help. Set your cellphone to alarm. If taking it exactly at the same time daily doesn't help, a change to a pill with more estrogen is the most likely change that would help. ...Read more
I recently started taking lo loestrin fe birth control for about 2 weeks. i have been getting bad headaches. why? will this go away?
It may be: homonal mediated headaches speak with your gyn a different pill may help ...Read more
I started taking loestrin 24 fe the first day of my last menstrual period and i missed my next period while taking loestrin 24 fe the first month am i pregnant?
I'm on loestrin 24fe, I had a menstrual cycle May 5-9 and had light bleeding May 25-29. June 2nd I started having spotting/brownish bleeding ?
Change in BC: methods can result in changes in menstrual cycles. If you have only recently started taking Loestrin 24fe, then it may take up to 3 months for your body to adjust to the hormonal changes. If this pattern continues or you have been on this BCP for a several months then it is probably a good idea to see the healthcare provider who prescribed the Loestrin 24fe. You may need to change type of BCP. ...Read more
Yes it happens: Because the estrogen has been lowered in our current pills, some women will skip a withdrawal period while taking the "fake" pills at the end of a pack (about 2% of the time). Please do a pregnancy test before starting a new pack to confirm you're not pregnant (5% of women do get pregnant each year who use the pill). If its negative then you can proceed with your next package of pills. ...Read more
Loestrin 24 Fe: What side effects are you having? Please resubmit your question with additional info so we can better answer your concerns. ...Read more
3-6 weeks: Ask your doctor even before your delivery. Depending on your health and risk factors, you can restart the pill in 3-6 weeks after delivery. I hope that you are planning to breast feed--it's the healthiest thing for your baby and easiest for you. That will also determine when you can restart, and which pills are safest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer