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Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control gave me suicidal thoughts, thrush (first time), no libido. Is Norimin better?

Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control gave me suicidal thoughts, thrush (first time), no libido. Is Norimin better?

Side Efects: If your side effects were definitely due to the BC, than any other BC with a different type of hormonal combination etc. would be a better alternative. With your all your symptoms I would question whether they aware all indeed due to the BC. Be sure to follow-up with your Dr. and get assessed and possibly treated for an underlying depression that was brought out by the situation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the advantages to taking lessina birth control?

What are the advantages to taking lessina birth control?

Low dose generic: Its not expensive and is an effective low dose birth control pill. If you smoke or have high blood pressure, or have history of serious blood clots, do not use any birth control pill as your risks for serious side effects are high. ...Read more

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How safe is lessina birth control pill?

How safe is lessina birth control pill?

Safety of Lessina: It is as safe as any other birth control pill. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pill and gotten pregnant?

Has anyone taken levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pill and gotten pregnant?

Happens: While birth control pills are among the most effective birth control methods compared to condoms or withdrawal, women on birth control pills like levlen have become pregnant. ...Read more

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Does prednisone affect the birth control pill, levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Does prednisone affect the birth control pill, levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Not aware of: No such interaction I know of. However since prednisone is often used as a semi-emergency measure (for asthma, lupus exacerbation etc), the nature of the illness itself may impact the effectiveness of BCP but this effect would be difficult to measure. ...Read more

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Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and microgynon 30 are same?

Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and microgynon 30 are same?

Yes: Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) was the original pill and microgynon is the generic...They both have an estrogen, ethinyl estradiol, and a progestin, levnorgestral. ...Read more

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Does prednisone 20mg affect the birth control pill loestrin 24?

Does prednisone 20mg affect the birth control pill loestrin 24?

No interaction: Prednisone treats quite a few conditions and also interacts with quite a few medications, but fortunately not so much with birth control pills, in general. Unfortunately, unexpected reaction can occur with any med or combination of meds, thus always use with caution. Use smallest effective dose for shortest duration possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for 17 days now. How do I get it to stop? What could be wrong with me? I take lessina birth control pill at the same time every d

I have been bleeding for 17 days now. How do I get it to stop? What could be wrong with me? I take lessina birth control pill at the same time every d

See your GYN: Breakthrough bleeding on ultra-low dose pills is not uncommon. Presuming you are not pregnant, your gyn may be able to prescribe some supplementary estrogen on a short term basis to correct the problem. If it recurs frequently a change to a different formulation of birth control pill may be in order. ...Read more

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Difference in levonorgestrel 150 mcg and desogestrel 150 mcg in birth control pills?

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Difference in levonorgestrel 150 mcg and desogestrel 150 mcg in birth control pills?

Not much: These are 2 different types of Progesterone used in the pills. Both have are safe and have been used for many years. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft affect birth control (yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill in particular)?

Does Zoloft affect birth control (yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill in particular)?

No: There no interactions between these 2 drugs, means you may take both of them . Good thing - you are trying to make sure. Safety- first! ...Read more

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How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

Effectiveness of BCP: Any birth control pill that is fda approved has a failure rate of less than 2%. The failures are frequently due to forgetting to take the pills two days or longer in the cycle. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chateal and levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birthcontrol pills?

What is the difference between chateal and levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birthcontrol pills?

Pill color...: There shouldn't be any difference other than the color of the pills. They both contain 21 active pills of .15mg Levonorgestrel and 0.03 mg Ethinyl Estradiol. The last seven tablets in both Chateal and Levora are inert. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How safe is lessina birth control pill?

Safety of Lessina: It is as safe as any other birth control pill. ...Read more

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Will 5 days worth of 5mg of prednisolone effect my birth control micronor (norethindrone)?

Will 5 days worth of 5mg of prednisolone effect my birth control micronor (norethindrone)?

No: Even at high doses, your BCP would not be affected. At 5 mg, it is equivalent to what the body produces per day. ...Read more

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Can I skip the last week of my estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Can I  skip the last week of my estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?

Yes: The last week in the estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) pill pack does not contain hormones. These are the placebo pills, they do however, contain iron . Which is good for you, . ...Read more

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