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Doctor insights on: Etonogestrel Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring Side Effects

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Estradiol Vaginal Ring (Definition)

Estradiol is the shortened version of 17 beta estradiol, a naturally occurring sex hormone in the estrogen family. In fact, it is the most active and the most prevalent of the three main Estrogens in reproductive age women. In women, it decreases dramatically after menopause. Estradiol is also present in ...Read more


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If I have any side effects from BC when will I notice them? After the first pill? Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)

If I have any side effects from BC when  will I notice them? After the first pill? Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)

Any time during 4 mo: when starting ocp's, I say it can take 3-4 months for ur body to get used to it. If you have any side effects, they usually abate by month 5. Good luck ...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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Are there any long term side effects from taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Are there any long term side effects from taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

None: After over 50 years of safety and millions of women using the birth control pill, we know now that all pills are safe for long-term use....And do not cause infertility, weight gain, or cancer. ...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 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?

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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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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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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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?

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

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

Pill side effect: Like any pill, the most important side effect is thrombo-embolism, or blood clot. Other side effects include headache, breast tenderness, irregular spotting, bloating, mood changes, etc. The progestin in Lo Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) is more androgenic that may induce complexion changes. ...Read more

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

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

Lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effect: Nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach cramping/bloating, dizziness, vaginal discomfort/irritation, increased vaginal fluids, or breast tenderness/enlargement. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use. ...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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Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill. The nature of birth control pills is that they administer defined amounts of hormones to the body. The hormones suppress the production of ovarian hormones and stop ovulation. The regular administration of defined amounts of hormones also regulates a woman's cycle. On the downside, a woman taking birthcontrol pills cannot get pregnant. ...Read more

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