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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Birth Control Pills With Enbrel

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Can you tell me what combination birth control pills are?

Can you tell me what combination birth control pills are?

Estrogen/progesteron: Combination pills contain one form of estrogen and one form of progesterone. There are also Progesterone only birth control pills that are used more frequently for breastfeeding mothers. Ask your doctor what pill is right for you!

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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more


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Does the enbrel (etanercept) injection effect junel fe 1.5/30 birth control pills?

Does the enbrel (etanercept) injection effect junel fe 1.5/30 birth control pills?

No.: There are no known interactions. Incidently, the british arthritis registry showed there were no more birth defects in patients on enbrel, humira, or Remicade (infliximab) in 1112 pts than normal.

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What are side effects of birth control pills?

What are side effects of birth control pills?

Severe and minor: In a very small percentage of people, they can cause serious complications like chest, leg and abdominal pain, partial vision loss and recurrent headaches. These should be reported. Many people experience mild side effects, which some of which usually resolve with time, like nausea, moodiness, oily skin, breast tenderness, shedding hair.

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What are the side effects of birth control pills?

What are the side effects of birth control pills?

Do a web search: The most important one that comes to my mind - is that they cause blod clotting sometimes where you don't want clots.

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What are some of the side effects of birth control pills?

What are some of the side effects of birth control pills?

Mostly minor: Side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, and some breakthrough bleeding. As opposed to the rare risks of leg/lung clots or hi blood pressure, these risks are minor and temporary.

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Which side effects of birth control pills are most common?

Water retention: Water retention, breast engorgement, weight gain, indirectly can elevate the bp.Blood clot especially if one is smoker and has sedentary life style or travelling long distance in car or via plane. Spotting or break through bleeding. Some times can cause headache.

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Aren't there any negative long-term effects of birth control pills?

Yes: Yes. Possible increase risk of stroke or blood clot, especially if you smoke.

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Why don't people understand the abortifacient effects of birth control pills?

Because they aren't: Birth control pills, even morning after pills are not abortifacients. They are contraceptives. This is commonly misunderstood. An egg can be fertilized in the fallopian tube, if it does not implant it is not an abortion or miscarriage, it is a contracepted event, not a pregnancy.

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Help! Need to know if there's any common side effects of birth control pills?

Help! Need to know if there's any common side effects of birth control pills?

Birth Control Basics: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454

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Birth control pills hi there is the what would the chances be of getting serious or not serious side effects of birth control pills if they are taken only about six months.

Birth control pills hi there is the what would the chances be of getting serious or not serious side effects of birth control pills if they are taken only about six months.

Oral: Oral contraceptives are very safe. Over long periods of use, they can be associated with the development of blood clots and certain types of liver tumors, but these complications are seen in only a small minority of women. Short-term use has no real risk other than perhaps some minor sensitivity to the pills themselves (like nausea, etc).

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Besides condoms, what other forms of birth control don't have the side effects of birth control pills?

Besides condoms, what other forms of birth control don't have the side effects of birth control pills?

Barrier methods?: Well, depends on which side effects you're asking about, all methods have their own side effect profile. Barrier methods like a diaphragm have no side effect, and iuds have no estrogenic side effects.

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What are some side effects of birth control pills? Would it be worth it to take them just to decrease my periods? What are some common pill options?

What are some side effects of birth control pills? Would it be worth it to take them just to decrease my periods? What are some common pill options?

Lots of options: Many people take birth control for cycle control. This is a common. Loestrin 24 or gianvi (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) are popular brands. Seasonique decreases periods to 4x/yr. Mirena iud stops them completely in many patients. Common side effects are nausea and bleeding at the wrong time. Remember birth control decreases risk of ovarian, colon and uterine cancer.

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What can be the effects of switching birth control pills?

What can be the effects of switching birth control pills?

It varies: Sometimes switching birth-control pills can cause intermittent spotting. As long as the dosage and hormonal content is similar the contraceptive abilities usually don't change if the pills are taking accordingly.

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Does birth control pills really give effects on my appetite and weight gain?

Sometimes: Bcp do not always have side effects including weight gain and increased appetitive. They are a very effective contractive so do not be afraid. Give them a try and see how you do with them. You can always change to another choice.

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Took 2 birth control pills by accident. Will this cause any adverse effects?

No: An extra dose one time is not a big deal and should not cause any problems.

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more