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Doctor insights on: Loestrin Warnings And Recalls

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How long will it take your cycle to get back to normal after loestrin?

How long will it take your cycle to get back to normal after loestrin?

Can be a few months: It can take a few months for your cycle to regulate after stopping birth control, or it may become regular right away. You can get pregnant even the first month off of the pills. If cycle is still irregular after a few months, see doctor. ...Read more

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To what extent is pull out method and loestrin 24 combined considered safe?

To what extent is pull out method and loestrin 24 combined considered safe?

Loestrin 24FE: Over a one year period if the loestrin24 fe is taken correctly (no missed pills) the pregnancy rate is about 1%. The pregnancy rate can increase to 5% if the contraceptive is not taken regularly (some pills are missed). ...Read more

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Im taking Loestrin 24, what happen if I don't take the brown and white pills?

Im taking Loestrin 24, what happen if I don't take the brown and white pills?

Nothing : I am asuming you are referring to the placebo pills. These are to help you remember to take your pill every day, but don't have any hormone. You don't need to take them, but don't forget to stay on schedule. ...Read more

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Does loestrin cause vaginal odour?

Does loestrin cause vaginal odour?

Below: That is not a common complaint of women who are taking Loestrin. I would suggest seeing your DR for vaginal exam to insure you do not have a vaginitis. ...Read more

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Will loestrin 24 fe make me gain weight?

Will loestrin 24 fe make me gain weight?

Per Drugs.Com: (http://www.drugs.com/sfx/loestrin-24-fe-side-effects.html) loss of appetite may occur. Weight gain was not listed as a potential side effect. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of loestrin 24?

What are the side effects of loestrin 24?

Normal cycle: Most commonly women on loestrin are going to have normal regular periods. Some women can have breakthrough bleeding on loestrin. All estrogen based birth control pills can increase a woman's risk of blood clot. Other common side effects include breast tenderness, bloating, mood changes, headache and nausea. ...Read more

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Is there an exact generic for loestrin 24 fe?

Not an exact match: There isn't a generic that is exactly the same as Loestrin 24 Fe but microgestin fe 1/20 is very similar. ...Read more

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Is it possible to take loestrin 24 within 35 hours of each other and not get preggers?

Is it possible to take loestrin 24 within 35 hours of each other and not get preggers?

Maybe ... but risky!: These work by 'fooling your body' that you're already pregnant, so no egg released = no pregnancy. The last week of pills have no hormones usually, and start a period. If you space your pills significantly more than 24 hours apart, this 'fooling' my not happen, and you could release an egg = possible pregnancy. Best = stop pills, have period, restart new pack. Use foam and condoms until new pk. ...Read more

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