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Is Norethisterone The Same As Provera
I took the morning after pill once, is there bad effects in the long term? And is it the same as the contraceptive pill? Which is heavier?
Plan B: Plan B emergency contraception is a backup plan that helps prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex or birth control failure. The sooner it's taken, the better it works. It contains levonorgestrel, the same hormone used in many birth control pills, just at a higher dose. There are no long term bad effects. You are fine. ...Read more
No: Vitex is different. It is a natural supplement. While there are some preliminary studies that show Vitex may be affective in some conditions more study is needed. You should discuss this with your GYN doctor. http://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hn-2181002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12809367 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the Depo-Provera shot affective as soon as taken and what are the chances of pregnancy while on Depo-Provera just started?
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): hopefully you had the depo shot during your period because it sounds like your first one. It would be unlikely that you would ovulate and become pregnant. I always tell my patients to use a back up method such as condoms for the first two weeks with any new method. when in doubt , take a pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not the same: They are not the same thing but they are related. If you ovulate and don't get pregnant, you must start a period about 2 weeks later. If your cycles are normal then you will ovulate again about 12-16 days after the period starts. See why it's called a cycle? ...Read more
Iv'e been using sronyx 28 pill pack but was given orsythia at my pharmacy is it the same as sronyx? The packaging isn't the same.
Same pill: These two are generic equivalents meaning they are the same medication. Both consists of 21 active pills containing 0.1 mg levonorgestrel and 0.02 mg ethanol estradiol. Its the same thing just made by a different company. Likely your insurance covered one and not the other and the pharmacy may have been helping you out. ...Read more
Definitely NOT: Lupron is the trade name of leuprolide, an antiandrogen medication used for a variety of ailments including prostate cancer. Depoprovera is the trade name of Medroxyprogesterone also used for a variety of things including prevention of pregnancy. Lupron comes in a depot form, Lupron depot which probably led to the question. ...Read more
Does the birth control pill prevent the EC pill from working if it is taken at the same time or same day?
Is it safe to take medroxyprogesterone and junel fe 1.5 at the same time pills overlap 4 days is that safe?
If i stay on the same brand of birth control but increase the dosage, is it less effective for the first month?
No: As long as u take the pill everyday it does not matter what the doseage is, if u are on antibiotics then u need to use a backup method for that month. ...Read more
What's best choice for endometriosis cerazette (desogestrel) or noriday (norethisterone) which one reducest/reverses grown tissue the most?
Using Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) everyday at the same time, is it possible to be pregnant?
Oral contraceptives: are not 100% effective. But when taken properly they are very effective. It is best to take it at the same time each day. Take care. ...Read more
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