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Estradiol Vs Ethinyl Estradiol
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
Yes: 17b Estradiol and ethinyl Estradiol are essentially the same thing. ...Read more
Hormone punctuality: If the question involves taking oral contraceptives, today's BCP's are extremely low in content of both hormones. Consequently, if not taken within the hour of the previous day, withdrawal bleeding can occur. Additionally, they should be taken in the evening, so that the lowest blood levels do not occur in the early hours of the AM. PMS symptoms can occur if late. ...Read more
I have taking 2 pills daily of 0.03mg ethinyl estradiol and 0.15mg levonorgestrel for over 1.5 year. Can I change it to 1 pill per day? And wat safety?
Odd dose: Are you taking these pills as birth control? It is not typical to be prescribed two birth control pills per day for 1.5 years. Clarify with the prescribing doctor what medicine you are taking and how to take it. If this is birth control then it should be taken once per day. ...Read more
Birth control pill:
Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) prevents pregnancy by:
1. Preventing ovulation
2. Changing cervical mucus so the sperm can't fertilize an egg as easily
3. Changing the lining of the uterus so a fertilized egg will be less likely to implant.
Birth control pills like trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) can make periods regular & easier & lower the risk of ovarian cysts. It doesn't protect against stds. Use condoms & get tested @ sexualhealth. Com. ...Read more
Not exactly: One of the 2 ingredients has a different dose for each of the first 3 weeks in tri-privifem, but the dose is the same in all 3 weeks for privifem. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your weight and metabolism and how regular you are in taking it. ...Read more
Day1-5 ok right away: You are protected against pregnancy right away if you take it during the first 5 days after your period starts. So if your period starts on monday, you can start the pill up to friday for instant protection. If you start on day #6 or later, then it takes about a week before you're fully protected & so you should use a back up method (condom, female condom, diaphragm, or sponge) during the 1st week. ...Read more
I was on trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) and I'm experiencing some pain off and on for the past 3 months since I stopped using it.
Taking norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets. I missed pill by two hours am I still protected? Does it always have to be at the same time?
Just take pill daily: It is best to remember taking your contraceptive pills every day at about the same time so that the level of the hormones in your blood remains rather constant and stable. " Missing a pill by two hours" is not likely to matter very much or to make you less "protected". Consider asking your Gyn for an IUD or a subdermal implants which are much more effective and are "forgettable" methods. ...Read more
Norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol tablets usp, 0.18 mg/0.035 mg, 0.215 mg/0.035 mg, 0.25 mg/0.035 mg. Is this bc okay to take with insane amp'd diet
Hi. I am on gianvi (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and I wasn't very great about taking them on time this month. Can I take a dosage of it as ec?
Yes: You can take 4 pills all at once. Then 4 more pills all at once 12 hours later. This dose will cause nausea so take a sea-sickness pill (like dramamine) 1 hour before taking each dose. You may want to think about using a different form of pregnancy prevention that requires less effort to remember it each day. The iuds or Nexplanon may be better choices. ...Read more
I had to changed my bcp to orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for a month. However, I'm going back to my regular pill (LoLoestrinFe)next month. It won't be a problem?
How can I change the time I take TriNessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) to late night without affecting the effectiveness? I usually take it at 5:58am, but have overslept I twice.
Just change it: You take it the night before and then go from then forward taking it at bedtime. You take it early this way. ...Read more
Off Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3 mos now. Cycles were 30 days then 34 days. -test on 10th 12th 15th. On day 38 & still have - test. Time 2 see dr or should I wait?
Borderline: You're really kind of on the borderline of whether you should see your doc or not. It's very normal to experience irregular and variable cycles for up to several months after stopping a hormonal contraceptive. If it would give you peace of mind, then maybe you should just make an appointment and see your doc. They may or may not want to do a blood test or ultrasound. They may tell you this is normal. ...Read more
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
Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that contains the ingredients ethinyl Estradiol as the estrogen component and drosperinone as the progestational component. It comes packaged in a 28 day pack where 21 tablets contain the active ingredients and 7 tablets are inert. ...Read more
OC's: There are many options for oral contraceptives, talk to your prescribing doctor. ...Read more