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Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more


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Desogestrel bp0.15mg ethinylestradiolbp 0.03mg is this low dosage contraceptive pill?

Desogestrel  bp0.15mg ethinylestradiolbp 0.03mg is this low dosage contraceptive pill?

Medium dose: We look at the ethinyl Estradiol dose when comparing pills - 20 micrograms (0.02 mg) is low dose, 30 or 35 micrograms is medium dose (0.03 mg / 0.035 mg). High dose pills are rarely used. ...Read more

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Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

No: Carbimazole does not interfere with the effects of the contraceptive pill Cerezette. Carimazole can cause birth defects so it is important to be on a reliable form of contraception...Take care ...Read more

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Is implanon effective while on levothyroxine?

Is implanon effective while on levothyroxine?

Yes: Levothyroxine will not affect the effectiveness of Implanon. Implanon is an implanted device, levothyroxine is an oral tablet, and the two are not known to interact with one another. ...Read more

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Considering birth control pills: are levonorgestrel and norgestrel equal mg for mg?

Considering birth control pills:  are levonorgestrel and norgestrel equal mg for mg?

Levonrogestrel: No, they are not. Norgestrel contains both levo and dextro norgestrel so they are not equivalent. ...Read more

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Are higher dose birth control pills discontinued?

Are higher dose birth control pills discontinued?

Yes: Birth control pills with high dose estrogen (50ug) have been discontinued given that such a high dose isn't necessary. All doses now are generally fairly low at 20-35ug. If you're worried, consider a long acting method like an implant or IUD that do not contain estrogen at all! ...Read more

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Im on the birth control mirena (levonorgestrel). Would taking garcinia cambogia effect my body or birth control?

Im on the birth control mirena (levonorgestrel). Would taking garcinia cambogia effect my body or birth control?

Garcinia: There should be no interaction with your birth control. The problem is that there impure bottles of garcinia on the market and as a result, long term effects on the body are unknown. ...Read more

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What is the best birth control nuva ring? Implannon? Pill? Shot? Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

What is the best birth control nuva ring? Implannon? Pill? Shot? Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Best birth control: The answer depends upon the side effects that you may have, and the method of administration. I suggest choosing one, and if you are unhappy with it then change to another method. ...Read more

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Is provera (medroxyprogesterone) effective?

Is provera (medroxyprogesterone) effective?

For what? : Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is effective at helping to bring on a period, to decrease heavy periods, to treat ehdometrial hyperplasia. ...Read more

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Will doubling dosage of oral contraception stop bleeding?

Will doubling dosage of oral contraception stop bleeding?

Temporarily: That is a common way to decrease excessive bleeding, but only for a short period of time. The bleeding will almost always recur and will likely be even heavier when the pill is stopped. ...Read more