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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

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Birth Control (Definition)

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Can i take diflucan (fluconazole) oral pill for vaginal trush with levlen ED contraceptive pill will it effect the bcp plz?

Can i take diflucan (fluconazole)  oral pill for vaginal trush with levlen ED contraceptive pill will it effect the bcp plz?

Very rarely: Class 3: risk of interaction appears small relative to typical benefits of concomitant use effect: a low daily dose of Fluconazole (50 mg/day) does not appear to affect blood levels of ethinyl estradiol. Or levonorgestrel. Based on multiple studies, there is a net increase in ethinyl Estradiol and Levonorgestrel levels. Individual women had decreases in blood levels of ethinyl Estradiol and levono. ...Read more

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Does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill make me gain weight?

Does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill make me gain weight?

No: Although weight gain is a very common reason women give for stopping birth control pills, scientific evidence shows that there is no weight gain associated with most types of contraception with the exception of the Depo-Provera shot. Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is good birth control pill choice. You will need to continue to watch your dietary intake and exercise every day to maintain a healthy body weight. ...Read more

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Could levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED (contraceptive pill) stop your period a lot?

Could levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED (contraceptive pill) stop your period a lot?

It can: Women who take the period regularly, at the same time may notice over time that when they get to the placebos (the inactive sugar pills) that they do not have a period. However if you have missed a pill, you should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm on the contraceptive pill levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and i keep bleeding on the normal pills (not sugar pills) why would this be happening? How can u stop it? Thanks

I'm on the contraceptive pill levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and i keep bleeding on the normal pills (not sugar pills) why would this be happening? How can u stop it? Thanks

Need to switch pills: If you don't have any other medical conditions that cause bleeding problems, then it's probably the effects of the hormones on your uterus. Each pill can affect people in different ways. One pill may cause a lot of side effects, and it sounds like this pill isn't working for you. If this is stil going on, after more than 2-3 months on the levlen, (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) then you should switch to a different pill. ...Read more

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Dose levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED have a higher progesterone than other contraceptive pills i'm looking for a bc pill that will help with mood swings what's most common?

Dose levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED have a higher progesterone than other contraceptive pills i'm looking for a bc pill that will help with mood swings what's most common?

Any birth control: Pill can help with mood swings. In my experience, there isn't a particular pill that is better than any other. However each pill can have a different effect on an individual woman. Try and see what happens. Often mood swings are related to the Progesterone in the pill. So if one pill doesn't help i will prescribe another bcp with a different progesterone. Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) has potent progesterone. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|levonorgestrel is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


Dr. James Mirabile
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Levlen (Definition)

Levlen is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more