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Estrogen Pills For Higher Voice
Does the BC pill Sprintec have a higher estrogen level than some other BC pills, I'm lacking estrogen, in turn causing spotting.
Dose levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED have a higher progesterone than other contraceptive pills i'm looking for a bc pill that will help with mood swings what's most common?
Any birth control: Pill can help with mood swings. In my experience, there isn't a particular pill that is better than any other. However each pill can have a different effect on an individual woman. Try and see what happens. Often mood swings are related to the Progesterone in the pill. So if one pill doesn't help i will prescribe another bcp with a different progesterone. Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) has potent progesterone. ...Read more
Usually: Because the cream is applied where the effect is needed, there is less chance of estrogen entering the blood stream and traveling to other organ systems to cause unwanted effects. But any medication can have side effects regardless of whether it is taken internally or externally, orally or parentally so please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more
Will birth control with a higher estrogen and lower androgen potency such as levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) cause acne?
Dep.: Hormonal changes in susceptible women can affect moods. ...Read more
I need b.C. Pills only to regulate period, not to prevent pregnancy. Are progestin-only pills better than regular pills (w/ estrogen too) for women who produce too much estrogen due 2 being overweight?
No, not really b/c: There are other issues involved. If menses not regulated, not ovulating properly, making extra testosterone that converts to estrogen. The bleeding is likely gonna be worse on Progesterone only but you can do Medroxyprogesterone lat 10 days of the month if they don't come often. I will, at times give 7 days Progesterone to cause bleeding and clear uterus, the start the pill in cases like yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are low dose birth control pills less effective than high dose ones? (i was switched to junel fe 1/20 after having problems with a higher dose pill)
Will a higher dosage of birth control pill help with vaginal dryness that ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo caused? Do monophasic pills have less side effects?
Are birth control pills that have lower hormone content such as Loestrin (I'm taking the genetic brand, Microgestin Fe 1/20) less effective?
Hormones: Your symptoms need to be evaluated and may be related to your meds. ...Read more
Does the androgenic activity level and/or dose of the progestin in birth control pills have any effect on a woman's libido?
Woman's Libido: Libido requires a balance of the hormones. Testosterone is the main driver, but your estrogen, progesterone, DHEA, Cortisol, and Thyroid all need to be somewhat balanced for optimal libido. Also, hormones are only responsible for about half the libido. Stress, exhaustion, boredom, anger or resentment towards the partner can all decrease libido. I wish you the best! ...Read more
Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3
months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35
mcg of estrogen too much for
What?: I would recommend you get a second opinion. ...Read more
Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) for perimenopause symptoms for 3 months, having headaches, insomnia, night sweats, is 0.35 mcg of estrogen too much for me?
Doubtful: You could go down but consider that hormone fluctuations are the biggest cause of problems are yours are steady, did the problems worsen after starting the pill. That pill has that dose of estrogen for about 7 days. To you clinch your teeth at night? Do you have anxiety? You may need to treat this directly. Clonazepam 1-2 mg a couple of nights per week can be a lifesaver if ur sleep deprived. ...Read more
What contraceptive pills are high in estrogen and what pills are low in estrogen as i'm looking for a low dose due to side effects please?
Check labels: Most available on the market. Just tell your prescribing doctor you would prefer to the lowest available dose. The lowest dose brand is called lo lo estrin. ...Read more
Does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) have more of estrogen or more of progesterone in it?
Appropriate amounts : Birth control pills all contain standard doses of estrogen and progesterone. The combination is what inhibits ovulation and provides cycle control. It does not really make sense to compare the levels between these two due to a pharmacology concept called bioavailability. ...Read more
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