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I'm taking birth control pills lo loestrin fe pills and my question is if I can take ibuprofen pills ?

I'm taking birth control pills lo loestrin fe pills and my question is if I can take ibuprofen pills ?

No problem: There should be no significant interaction between Birth control pills and Motrin, which can be taken simultaneously provided the recommended doses and intervals are adhered to. ...Read more

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Which lo loestrin fe pills do I take for emergency contraceptive?

Which lo loestrin fe pills do I take for emergency contraceptive?

NONE: The suggests these as effective, 1 dose within 72 hrs and 1 dose 12 hrs after 1st dose: ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) (1 dose is 2 white pills), Alesse (1 dose is 5 pink pills), nordette or levlen (1 dose is 2 light orange pills), lo/ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) (1 dose is 4 white pills), triphasil or tri-levlen (1 dose is 4 yellow pills). Alternatively, buy one of the commercially available kits (eg, planb). ...Read more

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Can I take hydroxystm diet pills with lo loestrin fe birth control pills? Thanks in advance.

Can I take hydroxystm diet pills with lo loestrin fe birth control pills? Thanks in advance.

Well..: considering the hydroxystim diet pills do very little, it won't have much of an effect there also. Also at age 50 contraception generally not an issue. for real effects on weight loss, changes in behavior are needed (eating less; exercising more) a book that deals with the psychological barriers to do this effectively is here http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more

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Can i take centrum multivitamin with reclipsen birth control pills?

Can i take centrum multivitamin with reclipsen birth control pills?

Yes, however...: Yes, in fact it is wise to take a multivitamin when on birth control pills. However, there are many better choices than centrum, which has inadequate doses, toxic synthetic e, toxic additives ; poorly absorbed minerals. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule for my detailed critique of centrum ; http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0 for independent ratings of 101 different multivitamins- any in the top 35 are great! ...Read more

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Im taking bilberry pills. Will it decrease the effectiveness of my birth control? Im taking birth control mononessa.

No it will not: There is some concern that bilberry may interact with diabetes medications (lower blood sugar) or blood thinner medications (slow blood clotting). However, there is no evidence that it interacts with oral contraceptives (birth control pills) or other hormonal contraceptives. ...Read more

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Can multi vitamins contradict sprintec tabs- birth control.? I started taking these recently.

Can multi vitamins contradict sprintec tabs- birth control.? I started taking these recently.

Not usually: Most multivitamins do not interact with or contradict birth control tablets. However, in the unlikely event that your multivitamin contains st. John's wort, it could make your birth control pill less effective. Check the ingredients and see what's in there, and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Will Prednisone lessen the effectiveness of my birth control? I take Vestura (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (Yaz) & am currently prescribed 10mg Prednisone tablets for virus symptom

Will Prednisone lessen the effectiveness of my birth control? I take Vestura (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (Yaz) & am currently prescribed 10mg Prednisone tablets for virus symptom

No, it won't : However if in doubt that any drug would interfere with birth control effectiveness of the pills you are on, use an extra method like a barrier while using the other medication. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, not only for birth control effectiveness, but also for other possible problematic interactions, best wishes ...Read more

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Hello, I am currently taking birth control pills called reclipsen, and plan on taking diet pills called oxy elite pro. Will the diet pills interfere w?

Hello, I am currently taking birth control pills called reclipsen, and plan on taking diet pills called oxy elite pro. Will the diet pills interfere w?

See yourMD: I do not think so..But diet pills are not the answer for weigh loss learning to eat correctly is the answer..Check with your md for approval...See www.Weighstation.Net for some helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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Does taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) stop contraceptive pills from working?

Does taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) stop contraceptive pills from working?

No.: Malarone does not interact with contraceptive pills. Your contraceptive pills will continue to be effective if you take them at the same time each day. ...Read more

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