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Is mercilon contraceptive pill bad for you if you are over 35?

Is mercilon contraceptive pill bad for you if you are over 35?

Just be cautious: combined birth control pills for ladies above 35 years has to taken with caution, and contraindicated if any risk factor as hypertension, history of thromboembolism, obesity, etc.. at any age. Confer with your doctor and keep a regular follow up, there are different alternatives for birth control that would suit every person, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Birth Control Pills (Definition)

Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more


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I have been taking my current contraceptive pill(mercilon) for 10 days now and yesterday I began bleeding. This has never happened before.

I have been taking my current contraceptive pill(mercilon) for 10 days now and yesterday I began bleeding. This has never happened before.

Breakthrough bleed: this is not uncommon with oral contraceptives, usually due to hormonal influences. Continue taking you BC pills wheter you are bleeding or not. ...Read more

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Contraceptive pill for 40 yrs and above?

Contraceptive pill for 40 yrs and above?

Not a gynecologist,: But would continue until your gyn says it's time to stop pills! ...Read more

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Is contraceptive pill can cause highblood?

Is contraceptive pill can cause highblood?

Yes: Yes, when patient are presenting h. Blood pressure using contraceptive have normally to be change , and or discontinue. Your physician discard others possibilities and make the decision and new recommendations. ...Read more

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What can I do when i mess up my contraceptive pill?

What can I do when i mess up my contraceptive pill?

Use backup: Would use backup protection until you are consistently taking contraceptive pills. ...Read more

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What time of day should I take the contraceptive pill?

What time of day should I take the contraceptive pill?

Take it: at the time you can remember to take it every day around that same time. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more