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Please tell what is the name of Lybrel and Seasonale in India,,,because i am not able to find the medicine,,or what is the alternative??

Please tell what is the name of Lybrel and Seasonale in India,,,because i am not able to find the medicine,,or what is the alternative??

Requested info: Seasonale is levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol containing 0.15mg/30 microgram respectively. It's 84 active tabs followed by 7 inert tabs. Lybrel is levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol containing 0.09mg/20 microgram respectively. It's 28 active tabs only (monophasic pack). ...Read more

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Taking lybrel for 4 months, no bleeding for 3 months now spotting for 3 weeks?

Taking lybrel for 4 months, no bleeding for 3 months now spotting for 3 weeks?

Normal: Continuous birth control pills such as Lybrel very commonly have unusual bleeding associated with their use. No periods is the goal but frequently break through bleeding and spotting occur several months into this type of regimen. ...Read more

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Hello,,,,what can be the possible side effects of taking lybrel to stop periods??

Hello,,,,what can be the possible side effects of taking lybrel to stop periods??

Depends: Lybrel comes with the following warning: Do not use this medication if you smoke cigarettes/use tobacco and are over 35 years old. Smoking raises your risk of stroke, heart attack, blood clots, and high blood pressure from hormonal birth control (such as the pill, patch, ring). The risk of these serious problems increases with age and with the number of cigarettes you smoke. Do not smoke. ...Read more

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I am not able to find Lybrel and Seasonale in India,,what are its other names or alternatives??I want to stop periods...

I am not able to find Lybrel and Seasonale in India,,what are its other names or alternatives??I want to stop periods...

Speak to Pharmacist: Just let the pharmacist know to give you a pill that contains Levonorgesterol and 20mcg Ethinyl Estradiol. You can then use a new pack every 21 days so as to remain continuously on the active pill which will b elite Lybrel or seasonal. ...Read more

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Can i take vitamin C to reduce spotting with lybrel?

Can i take vitamin C to reduce spotting with lybrel?

Possibly: Lybrel is combo of estrogen & progesterone. If spotting occurs early or midcycle, pill may not have enough estrogen; if occurs later, pill may not have enough progesterone. Discuss with gyn. Vitamin c & other vitamins/minerals may be helpful in heavy bleeding (k, a, b, & d & iron) . Believed that vitamin c strengthens fragile blood vessels to prevent heavy bleeding. ...Read more

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Which birth control pill is better to stop periods,,,is it seasonale or lybrel or any other medicine?? thanks...

Which birth control pill is better to stop periods,,,is it seasonale or lybrel or any other medicine?? thanks...

Depends: If you take oral contraceptives continuously, you may be able to stop your menses. Both of the oc's you mentioned can be used in this way. See a Provider to find out how to do this safely. ...Read more