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Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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I missed 4 days on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control started a new pack then my period came i stopped the pack to see if it would stop but it didn't why haven't it?

I missed 4 days on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control started a new pack then my period came i stopped the pack to see if it would stop but it didn't why haven't it?

Bleeding on OCP: If you missed a couple of days of the birth control pills, especially with the lower dose pills, it will cause the irregular bleeding. The bleeding is due to the changes in birth control pills and the changes your body undergoes with the shifts in hormone levels. If you are not pregnant, it should stop after 1 or 2 cycles. ...Read more

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Pls explain how to take the 24 day pill (Yaz). After finishing 24 active pills, when to start the new pack? Started first pack on fifth day of period.

Pls explain how to take the 24 day pill (Yaz). After finishing 24 active pills, when to start the new pack? Started first pack on fifth day of period.

Birth control pills: Women who take birth control pills need to take a pill every day. Skipping pills can increase the chance of getting pregnant. Birth control pill packets usually include 4 to 7 days of hormone-free pills each month. It is during these hormone-free days that women get their period. Women who prefer not to get a period can skip the hormone-free pills and take a hormone pill every day instead. ...Read more

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I just started my first pack of YAZ, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and today I take my first white pill... will I get my period today?

I just started my first pack of YAZ, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and today I take my first white pill... will I get my period today?

During last days: Birth control pills may have 4 or 7 pills at the end of the cycle. Once your are on those pills, you may see a menstrual period. It may not start exactly the day you start the white pills, it may not end exactly the day you start your new pack, and you may not have a menstrual period at all. Whenever you interrupt taking bcp, you are likely to experience a hormone withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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First month taking yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). 3 pills left on first pack. No period yet. Sexually active, always uses condoms. Why no period yet?

First month taking yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). 3 pills left on first pack. No period yet. Sexually active, always uses condoms. Why no period yet?

Sometimes: Pills like this can make u not have periods due to the fact u do not build up enough tissue to have a period, since this is your 1st pack you should do a preg test to prove to yourself u are not pregnant, it is totally normal not to get periods when you are on low dose pills, once u stop the pills the [periods will return. ...Read more

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I missed the 4th active tablet of my oral contraceptive. I have been in this brand for a while. I continued to take the rest of my pack. Am I safe.

I missed the 4th active tablet of my oral contraceptive. I have been in this brand for a while. I continued to take the rest of my pack. Am I safe.

Decreased Efficacy: Missing one pill of a pack of oral contraceptives can reduce the effectiveness of the contraception for that cycle. You should take the missed pill the next day (with the appropriate pill). If you miss 2 pills in a cycle, you should use condoms until you have been on the pills for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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