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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Not likely: All birth control pills work in a similar way as they all contain estrogen and progestin. Studies have shown that some women may gain few pounds when they start taking the pill but this reverses by the end of 6 months of usage. Weight gain of greater magnitude should not be blamed on the pill except in very unusual circumstances. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

No: Tri-levlen is a combination triphasic birth control pills that the hormone raise physiological with your body I t should not cause any wt gain. ...Read more

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Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Sure, some have: Hormonal manipulations, including birth control pills can affect weight gain (or loss). Some people have had more change than they want. Check that there aren't other factors at work, e.g. Emotional eating affected by the hormonal changes of the bcp. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

BCP TRILEVLEN: Bcp if taken same time, after meals will not give you any side effect of obesity, GI upset or irregular mens. ...Read more

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I have started taking levlen-ed one week ago on the first day of bleed, it still shows no sign of going 1 week later, is this normal?

I have started taking levlen-ed one week ago on the first day of bleed, it still shows no sign of going 1 week later, is this normal?

Unclear question: If levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is for birth control, then should start on the end of your menstrual period. If the med is to stop bleeding, then you should take it three times a day, bleeding should stop in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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I take tri-levlen birth control. Do I really have to take the fourth week?

I take tri-levlen birth control. Do I really have to take the fourth week?

No: The fourth week of, pills have no active ingredients in your birth control pill. They are there only to help you count the week until youmstartmthe next package. ...Read more

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How well does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED pill work?

How well does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED pill work?

It depends: Less than 1 out of 100 women taking the pill will get pregnant if they ALWAYS take the pill each day as directed. However, if this number increases to 9 out of 100 that will get pregnant if they DON'T ALWAYS take as directed ...Read more

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How long before levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED is effective?

How long before levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED is effective?

Up to 14 days: Check out http://www. Mydr. Com. Au/cmis/pdfs/cmi8018.Pdf and http://www. Medsafe. Govt. Nz/consumers/cmi/l/levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel).Pdf for info on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. How quickly it takes effect depends upon what you were doing/taking prior. Whether to use add'l contraception, eg condom, depends upon what you read (see above) and your doctor. Best to ask him/her. ...Read more

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What medication I can not take with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

What medication I can not take with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Relatively few: The issue with various medications, mostly antibiotics and some anti-seizure medications, is that the effectiveness of the pill or the medications is decreased. The interactions in and of themselves are not harmful. ...Read more

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How long on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) before it becomes effective?

How long on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) before it becomes effective?

Depends: It would be effective immediately if started at the time of your period. Otherwise, allow 2 weeks to be considered protected. ...Read more

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What age should you be before you take levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Oral bcp?: If you are still having menstrual periods, taking Levlen will lessen "pre-menstrual syndrome" and regulate your menses. Levlen has far less estrogen in it than your ovaries now make, and with Levlen, your ovaries are stopped from making estrogen. Ask your gyn provider to discuss oral bcp to make sure you are a candidate. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the white levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED tablets to take effect?

Up to 14 days: Check out http://www. Mydr. Com. Au/cmis/pdfs/cmi8018.Pdf and http://www. Medsafe. Govt. Nz/consumers/cmi/l/levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel).Pdf for info on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed. How quickly it takes effect depends upon what you were doing/taking prior. Whether to use add'l contraception, eg condom, depends upon what you read (see above) and your doctor. Best to ask him/her. ...Read more

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Birth control: tri-levlen dilemma. When should I stop when ttc?

Birth control: tri-levlen dilemma. When should I stop when ttc?

Up to 1 month before: Generally, obs will tell you they want you to have a period off birth control before trying, to see if there are any problems with your period; that said, I have a 17 year old daughter who is living proof that waiting is not necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I take ducolax with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Can I take ducolax with levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Yes: Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative and levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed is a birth control. Take dulcolax with plenty of water. To reduce constipation, increase fruits, veggies, fiber and water intake. Also increase physical activity. Take care. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED side effects?

Can anyone tell me levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED side effects?

Pill side effects: The most common side effects of the birth control pills include nausea, headache, breast tenderness, weight gain, irregular bleeding, and mood changes. ...Read more

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Can I take levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED and duromine 40 together?

Yes: There are no reported interactions between these two medications. Good birth control is essential when taking duromine because of the potential negative effects it could have on the baby. ...Read more

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Does your skin adapt to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) or should I change pills?

Does your skin adapt to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) or should I change pills?

Not sure what you me: Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is a birth control pill - what do you mean by your skin adapting? I'm confused... ...Read more

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Are there any long term side effects from taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

Are there any long term side effects from taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?

None: After over 50 years of safety and millions of women using the birth control pill, we know now that all pills are safe for long-term use....And do not cause infertility, weight gain, or cancer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when are you protected when taking the pill (levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed)?

Can you tell me when are you protected when taking the pill (levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed)?

It depends: If you started the pill the day you started your period, you should be protected. However if you started it midcycle or have irregular periods, you may want to use back up the first cycle. It also depends on if you are taking the pill every day as prescribed. ...Read more

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It's okay to use levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and akamin (minocycline) together at the same time right?

It's okay to use levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and akamin (minocycline) together at the same time right?

D/W your doctor: "Antibiotics such as minocycline may reduce the effects of ethinyl estradiol in some women." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1636-0, 1042-1716 ...Read more

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Which pill is better for treating my perimenopause symptoms? Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) or Femme tab?

Which pill is better for treating my perimenopause symptoms? Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) or Femme tab?

About the same: Both of those are combination birth control pills. There is little difference. Your obgyn can guide you to determine if you are better served by an oral contraceptive or by a hormone replacement product designed for menopause. This will be based on risk factors, age and where you are in the stages of menopause. ...Read more

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Been on levlen pill for 5 months still spotting between periods and bleeding starting around day 21 why is this happening?

Been on levlen pill for 5 months still spotting between periods and bleeding starting around day 21 why is this happening?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding happens when the hormone levels are insufficient to maintain the integrity of the endometrial lining. Some woman have breakthrough bleeding with certain combinations but will do well with other combinations. There are many different pill combinations with different hormones and different dosages of hormones. You should consider switching to a different pill. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I was on the contraception pill (levlen) for 3 years but stopped 4 months ago. I want to get back on it. Do I wait for my period?

Not necessary: It is not necessary to wait for your next menstrual cycle before starting the pill. Check a pregnancy test and if negative then feel free to start it now. ...Read more

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Can I switch from femme ED tab 120/100 to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED on active pills will I have side effects?

Can I switch from femme ED tab 120/100 to levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED on active pills will I have side effects?

Yes: Most women will have no problems with this switch of birth control pills. Why do you wish to switch? Switching pills because of insurance coverage is different from switching because of side effects or other issues. Please clarify. ...Read more

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I have been on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 20 months or so and I have just decided to get off it yesterday. What side effects will I get?

I have been on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for 20 months or so and I have just decided to get off it yesterday. What side effects will I get?

Finish pack first: When a woman wants to stop bcp I recommend she finish out the pack she is on. If she stops in the middle of the pack she'll have a period then. Most women take 4-6 weeks to get back to their regular periods. Of course you will go back to how your cycles were before bcp - may be heavier and more painful. Don't forget to use another method of birth control if sexually active! ...Read more

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