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Does Taking Vitamins With The Morning After Pill Decrease Its Effectiveness
No: vitamins will not reduce effectiveness of emergency contraceptives. ...Read more
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...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
Is it safe to take the Plan B pill (morning after pill) while i'm currently taking the diet pill adipex?
Will taking Amoxicillin and Danzen (serratio peptidase) the next morning after completing Ecee2 reduce the effectiveness of Ecee2 morning after pill?
Drinking alcohol after 12 hours of taking the morning after pill can affect the efficacy of the pill?
Can i take amrix while on birth control? (loestrin 1.5/30 fe), or will it decrease the effectiveness of the pill?
Yes: Amrix (extended- release cyclobenzaprine capsue) is a muscle relaxant and does not affect the effectiveness of the loestrin fe 1.5/30 birth control pill. Some common side effect of Amrix include drowsiness, fatigue, headache and dizziness. Be careful when driving or performing tasks that require a lot of attention and reduce/avoid alcohol while on amrix. ...Read more
Will taking ZzzQuil (diphenhydramine) affect how my Nexplanon contraceptive works? Will it decrease the effectiveness or interfere with it?
Is it okay to take green tea extracts while am on birth control pills? Will it decrease the effectiveness of my pill?
What is the effect of eating garlic after 7 hours of norvelo emergency contraception? Does it reduces the effectiveness of Norlevo ? If yes can I take
No effect: Garlic and other foods have no effect on Norlevo emergency contraceptive. ...Read more
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
Is it proper to continue taking birth control pills after stopping them on the 14th day for 4 days.Shall i continue taking the pack with no side effec?
NO: If u stopped them for 4 days u need to use back up and wait for a withdrawl period then start a new pack and use backup for that pack. ...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?
Prob not needed: There are some theoretical questions about the interaction of vitamin C with oral contraceptive pills.Taking vitamin C may result in increased blood concentration of estradiol which, again theoretically, might impact the pill's effectiveness. 600 mg is a moderate dose; I would try to get more vitamin C in my diet, & limit supplemental vitamin C to 250 mg. You probably don't need any. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Will taking nitrofurantoin interfere with microgynon contraceptive pill - will it increase the chances of pregnancy? Thanks!
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