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I Am Taking Rstradiol And Now Take 3 More Mwds Do To Side Effects Is This Nprmal
I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp for 2 years now. This month I want to skip the placebo pills and skip my period. Will I have some side effects? What should I expect?
I've been taking the "pill" nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 3 days now; should I be starting to feel some 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
Is there any side effects taking nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and should I take them?
Many potential: All birth control pills can have some side effects and these sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden headache, confusion, pain behind the eyes, problems with vision, speech, or balance; chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, migraines, irregular bleeding, depression, hypertension, skin discoloration are a few. ...Read more
I take Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) & Celexa. Are they known to cause side effects when taken together? I've been having severe nausea & morning sickness since day one.
Unsure: Either one can cause nausea. Did you start them at the same time? Some women get nausea the first month on oral contraceptives. Some people also get nausea initially on celexa. Since you describe it as morning sickness, I would lean toward the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) as the cause. ...Read more
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for bad acne. I am a female runner so I am wondering if bc hinders performance or has serious side effects on athletes?
It does not: I'm glad for your athletic interests.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for acne. I have two menstrual cycles a month sometimes, is this normal side effects?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Which BC pill to take from Regestrone 5mg, Levlen ,Levora, Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) L to stop periods with less side effects???
An older pill: I do not ahve any of my patients on that pill anymore. Side efefcts from any pill, could be break through bleeding, irregular bleeding, weight gain, bloating, breast tenderness, . Less common ones are blood clot heart attacck, stroke. No periods can also happen. Headaches. For most young people the benefits far out weigh the risks. My favorite pill is a low dose on loloestrin and loestrin. ...Read more
Been on Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 7 years. Now getting side effects e.g breast tenderness, fatigue, breakouts on shin. Would like to change to a new pill. I also hav?
Check K,TSHand CBC: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has a diuretic-like component. See you provider and get your electrolytes,CBC and TSH to see if that is contributing to your fatigue. There plenty of other OCP's without the diuretic component to choose from. Also, make sure you are not pregnant! ...Read more