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Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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Gynodiol (Definition)

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Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

Unlikely: Lo-ovral is a low dose birth control pill that has been around for a long time. It is a progestin dominant pill and like all pills in that category can be associated with some fluid retention, increased appetite and hair changes and lowers the good cholesterol. For the most part, it has been a well tolerated birth control pill choice. ...Read more

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Side effect to amoxicillin or yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Side effect to amoxicillin or yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Many: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic, in the penicillin family.L yasmin is an oral contraceptive. Both very different drugs. Can look up side effects. Epocrates or webmd are pretty good sources. ...Read more

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What are side effects from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

What are side effects from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol): All birth control in the U.S. have a number of possible side effects, but the FDA makes them all list a the same ones no matter what pill it is. Google trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) PDF, which is the prescribing info and get the list that way. ...Read more

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Does solodyn affect beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control?

Does solodyn affect beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control?

May reduce effect : The effectiveness of Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) may be decreased by solodyn oral in some patients thus resulting in breakthrough bleeding/pregnancy may occur. In this patients it is advisable to use extra or an alternate form of birth control. Report any irregular bleeding to your doctor. Alternate forms of birth control as patches /nuvaring or Depo Provera are not affected by solodyn (no GI absorption required). ...Read more

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Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

An older pill: I do not ahve any of my patients on that pill anymore. Side efefcts from any pill, could be break through bleeding, irregular bleeding, weight gain, bloating, breast tenderness, . Less common ones are blood clot heart attacck, stroke. No periods can also happen. Headaches. For most young people the benefits far out weigh the risks. My favorite pill is a low dose on loloestrin and loestrin. ...Read more

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Side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

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Side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

Estrace (estradiol): Common side effects of Estrace (estradiol) include headaches, breast tenderness, irregular vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, nausea, voming, hair loss, high bp, high blood sugar, fluid retention, and enlargement of uterine fibroids. More serious side effects include blood clots, heart attacks, strokes, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, allergic reactions or cancer of uterus, ovaries or breasts. ...Read more

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What are some of your side effects while on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) vs ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

What are some of your side effects while on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) vs ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

Can be the same: Lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 35 mcg estrogen, while ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 50 mcg estrogen, both have the same type of estrogen and progesterone. Anyone can have side effects with any type of bc pill, but I do not have any patients on ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) and only a few on lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) as I use much lower dose pills in almost all of my patients. Almost all of mine are using a 25 or 20 or 10 mcg estrogen pill. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What climara (estradiol) side effects?

What climara (estradiol) side effects?

Climara (estradiol) side effect: Climara is bio identical female hormone estradiol. Side effects can be none to many depending on dose and patient. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills?

What is the side effect of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills?

Same as other bcps: most common is nausea and breakthrough bleeding. ~1/2000 risk of blood clot in leg or lungs. you can read the package insert for details ...Read more

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Is the Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill dangerous?

Is the Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill dangerous?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Birth Control: All birth control pills will have some side effects and some will have side effects that are more serious than others. Still, the side effects are related to the type of hormone in each pill, Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) may have great support for patients with pcos or similar conditions. Controlling those effects may be more worthwhile than the risks to the pills. Your doctor should discuss each of these options. ...Read more

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Late periods a possible side effect of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yes.: Yes, as are increased levels of fibrinogen which make clots more liekly, nonethless, very uncommon. ...Read more

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What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

Same drug: The original name for this hormone combination was mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel).The brand name drug is protected by a patent for a period of time.When that patent runs out, another drug company can make that same medicine with the same basic ingredients, but a different name.This is called a "generic" drug. The fda assumes that this medicine works the same, but blood levels may vary.Side effects should be the same. ...Read more

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Expert reviews on loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control?

Expert reviews on loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control?

Pretty standard OCP: Loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination estrogen/progestin birth control pill that has similar success rates, tolerability and risks as other combination ocp's. Good choice for many patients. ...Read more

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On Sprintec BC for a yr. Switch to Ocella, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bad side effects, went back 2 sprintec after 2 days. had sex 13 days later. No missd pill. Chances of preg?

On Sprintec BC for a yr. Switch to Ocella, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bad side effects, went back 2 sprintec after 2 days. had sex 13 days later. No missd pill. Chances of preg?

No missed pills: You had no missed pills. Switching brands does not effect efficacy. Your chances of pregnancy would be extremely low equal to any other time that you have been on the pill ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects after taking your first Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Can there be any side effects after taking your first Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What are the side effects of coming off Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and how long do they last?

What are the side effects of coming off Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and how long do they last?

Not much: There shouldn't be much in the way of side effects at all coming off yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). The only thing that would be common may be some irregular cycles for 1-2 months. But keep in mind that most women have lighter, shorter and less painful periods while on pills. So those symptoms may increase gradually after being off for a few months. Also bcps suppress acne. That may come back too if the pills were helping. ...Read more

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Is it good to take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3 months? will this have any side effects?

Is it good to take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3 months? will this have any side effects?

Usually good: Taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3 months can help to regulate the periods and prevent pregnancy. You can read about side effects here, https://www.drugs.com/sfx/yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)-side-effects.html but remember many women take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) with no side effects for many years. It is good to know the possible side effects so that you can tell your doctor if you experience them. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the side effects of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Doctors, what are the side effects of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): The FDA makes most contraceptive makers list a huge number of side effects. There are too many to list them in this answer. Google Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) side effects and you will find links that list them by system effected. Some common ones are: nausea, headaches, and amenorrhea (no period). Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) also has a slightly higher risk of blood clot or stroke. Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) may also cause some mild weight loss ...Read more

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Some women don't prefer yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp because some have bad side effects.. Why do they have bad side effects and others don't?Whats wrong w/ there body?

Some women don't prefer yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp  because some have bad side effects.. Why do they have bad side effects and others don't?Whats wrong w/ there body?

Every one is differe: All women are not alike and thogh most tolerate yasmine bcp without any unpleasant side effects others can not take it for bad side effects. ...Read more

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Considering yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). What are the side effects and does it cause breakthrough bleeding?

Considering yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). What are the side effects and does it cause breakthrough bleeding?

Side effects: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular bleeding that gets better over time. Missed pills can also cause breakthrough bleeding. There's little evidence that 1 pill is more or less likely to cause breakthrough.Contradictory evidence that pills like yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) may or may not have higher risk of serious blood clot. ...Read more

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Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Call your Doctor: Notice that we are hesitant to answer this type of question here. We do not know your history, or anything about your health. This is the type of question one would contact their doctor for. Please call your doctor to ask this question. ...Read more

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What is the difference between apri and yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Will I have different side effects from Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to apri? Are generic birth controls different?

Not much: These two birth control pills both have estrogen and progesterone. They have slightly different types of Progesterone at slightly different doses. Most birth control pills have similar side effects and it is unlikely you will notice any difference. Apri is much less expensive so your wallet will thank you. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm based in India & wanted to know about side effects Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive. &how are US docs legally allowed 2 give me video consultation/advice?

Hi, I'm based in India & wanted to know about side effects Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive. &how are US docs legally allowed 2 give me video consultation/advice?

Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap CONCIERGE doctors can take care of their own patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live Concierge consultation. Ask for an Ob-Gyn Concierge doctor. Rights belong to the people, not the government. Doctors have the right to care for people across the globe, unless otherwise prohibited. ...Read more

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While on levlen ED i had no side effects as soon as i switched over to Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) i had fatigue moody angry and emotional but Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is lower dose than levlen?

While on levlen ED i had no side effects as soon as i switched over to Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) i had fatigue moody angry  and emotional but Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is lower dose than levlen?

Different progestero: There are two different hormones in bcp. Though Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has less estrogen than levlen, Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has a different progesterone. When women have mood swings on bcp it is usually from the type of progesterone. Sounds like you feel better on the hormones in levlen, and it is a good bcp. Go back to it, or speak with your doc about a pill with the same Progesterone as levlen. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a merina iud dose it make you put on weight and could it cause low libido as the yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill did for me?

What are the side effects of a merina iud dose it make you put on weight and could it cause low libido  as the yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill did for me?

Weight gain - yes: Change in libido- maybe. The Merina IUD contains progestin only, whereas Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has a combination of estrogen and progestin, so effect may be slightly different. Overall reports suggest that the libido is affected less by Merina compared to combination BCP, but side effects are reported to improve after 6 months. Advantages of IUD: excellent contraceptive effect and no need to take daily med. ...Read more