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Levora Single Phase Contraceptive
Is it safe to take oral contraceptives (Levora) and Schwartz Green Stinger supplements (ephedra, bitter orange, etc) at the same time?
Be careful: Ephedra and bitter orange can increase blood pressure. Oral contraceptives can increase risk of blood clot. This combination of increased BP and increased risk of blood clot is not healthy. If you are trying to lose weight, there are better and safer ways to do this. Please discuss with your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Condom rip when having sex took Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control as emergency contraceptive right after sex did I do the right thing to prevent pregnancy ?
Obtain plan B: Although Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) does contain levonorgestrel, the same form of progesterone found in Plan B one step, it does not contain the same dose. There is only 0.15mg in Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) versus 1.5mg in Plan B. I suggest you pick up plan B and as long as your friend takes it within 72 hours of intercourse, it still should be effective. ...Read more
I currently take my birth control (Levora) at 11pm every day. I would like to change this to an earlier time - 8 or 9pm. How can I do this?
Pill change. : I would suggest changing the time when you start your new pill pack. ...Read more
1st day of period: First sunday after starting the period.Or you may start on the day you start the next period. ...Read more
Hi! I'm on my first back of levora birth control pills. When would it be safe for my partner to ejaculate in me?
Risk of pregnancy: Recommend condoms for first monthGet a more detailed answer ›
If my girlfriend just started on levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control, will it take effect immediately?
In the past 2 weeks I have taken my birth control levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) late (in morning instead of night) 2 times - how will this affect effectivity of my pill?
My wife is on birth control Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). Every month when she finishes the pills she gets these terrible migraines and BP rises. Why is this??
Side effects: Those symptoms are listed as possible side effects and are not good. Definitely consult w/ the doctor about alternatives ASAP. Reasons are not as important as avoidance - but they can be easily declared as hormonal imbalances resulting from their artificial manipulation. There are other good birth control choices - seek one and then you both will be healthier and happier. ...Read more
That is not the purp: Purpose of that pill , it could possibly make them larger or not but at your age you should be on a lowest dose pill which is loloestrin. ...Read more
My first month on levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pills. I am to have much worse PMS on birth control than off of it. Should i stop taking it?
See obgyn ASAP: Generally medications should not be stopped unless the dr. Tells you. Call the office and make an appointment. Such things as checking your gall bladder, liver, uterus for endometriosis, pancreatitis interaction with other medications even otc. Or supplements need to be reviewed, perhaps the dose is just to high or not high enough or it is just not the one for your body. R/o ectopic pregnancy ! ...Read more
I take Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control and the probiotic supplement acidophilus. Will acidophilus decrease the effectiveness of my birth control at all?
How long before levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control takes effect? My partner has been on it 2 weeks and some sperm landed on and around vagina and possibly inside
2 weeks : Two weeks is enough time.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am on birth control (Levora) and had sex on my period without a condom. How safe am I not to get pregnant?
Safe: If you've been on birth control pills for more than 2-3 weeks, the risk of pregnancy is ~ 1%. Some women like to double up with both pills and condoms to reduce the risk even further. Plus condoms will protect against some STIs. Be sure to take your pill daily at around the same time. Set your cell phone to remind you if you forget. If you tend to forget even with reminders, consider an IUD. ...Read more
Im taking levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control, will it make my fibroid grow faster? Whats the estrogen/progesterone level on levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pill?
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