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Is it normal to have brown discharge and a little bit of blood instead of a period? i have no cramps and i take the femodene contraceptive pill.

Is it normal to have brown discharge and a little bit of blood instead of a period? i have no cramps and i take the femodene contraceptive pill.

Not uncommon: When you use birth control pills particularly low dose of pills a very thin lining on the uterus is created each month. When you take the sugar pills or placebo pills this lining begins to shed off and comes out as though it were a period.The quantity of bleeding frequently decreases and becomes dark very spotty as you've described. This is unlikely to be a problem. If you've missed pills spottingThe quantity of bleeding frequently decreases and becomes dark very spotty as you've described. This is unlikely to be a problem. If you've missed pills spotting like this may also happen at any time during the cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Can I take my contraceptive pill femodene for just 2 weeks instead of 3 so I don't get my period when I'm on holiday?

Can I take my contraceptive pill femodene for just 2 weeks instead of 3 so I don't get my period when I'm on holiday?

Manipulating menses: In other to manipulate (delay) your menses (aside from getting pregnant!), skip the placebo/sugar pills and start your next month's pack immediately. Since you bleed/menstruate during placebo/sugar pill week, you can delay your menses for your holiday by staring your next pack of pills as soon as you finish your current active ones. There are actually some brands sold that advertise quarterly mens ...Read more

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I was taken contraceptive pill for 6 mounth ...If there is any effect on my wieght?

I was taken contraceptive pill for 6 mounth ...If there is any effect on my wieght?

Did you have a : Weight change? The different oral contraceptives can effect women differently. The only way to really know for you personally is to see how you responded over the last six month. ...Read more

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Does stemetil affect the contraceptive pill?

Stemetil and the OCP: Unlikely it would reduce the effectiveness of the pill, but it is metabolized by the liver which can make the liver metabolize pill hormones faster, so to be absolutely safe use a pill hormone recipe that is higher dose or does not need the liver to create the active form of the progestin, such as levonorgestrel, and you could consider continuous use of the hormones. Talk to your doctor as well. ...Read more

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Could duromine affect the contraceptive pill?

Could duromine affect the contraceptive pill?

See below: While any medication that increases your metabolism would in theory lesson the effects of oral BCP there are no studies to back this up. As with most other drug interactions with OCPs it is unlikely that diet pills would decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. ...Read more

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Will the contraceptive pill help my endometriosis?

Will the contraceptive pill help my endometriosis?

Endometriosis: regulating periods with Oral contraceptives may help the symptoms from endometriosis ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a contraceptive pill?

Adverse effects: Hypertension, risk of clotting, headache, break through bleeding, nausea, vomiting, transient delay of ovulation after discontinuing it, edema, weight gain, fatigue, dizziness, amenorrhea. ...Read more

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Headache on day1 of contraceptive pill..what to do?

Headache on day1 of contraceptive pill..what to do?

Too soon: It's too soon to consider a connection between this medication and the headache. Drink lots of water and rest and speak to your MD if the symptoms continue. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-daily-headaches/in-depth/headaches/ART-20046729 ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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