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For the MonoNessa birth control.. what is in the green (inactive/reminder) pill?

For the MonoNessa birth control.. what is in the green (inactive/reminder) pill?

Inactive ingredients: They contain FD & C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake, ferric oxide, lactose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized corn starch, purified water, polyvinyl alcohol, talc and titanium dioxide ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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Will Zendo dieters tea decrease the effectiveness of my birth control? I am taking Mononessa birth control.

Will Zendo dieters tea decrease the effectiveness of my birth control? I am taking Mononessa birth control.

Not an issue: Your pills are absorbed in the small gut and the tea, whose main ingredient is senna, which stimulates the large bowel. The only value the tea has is to remedy constipation and can be a problem if used chronically as you might use as a supposed method to lose weight as it is advertised but not substantiated in anything I could find. ...Read more

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If I took the mononessa birth control pill and my boyfriend came inside of me exactly 7 days/ 7 tabs after should I be protected?

If I took the mononessa birth control pill and my boyfriend came inside of me exactly 7 days/ 7 tabs after should I be protected?

1-2 percent: failure rate with birth control pills. SO. No matter how long you have been on the pill, you are at risk of pregnancy. Make your BF wear a condom EVERY time. Even with condoms and OCP pregnancy can occur. In general, the pill should be as effective as it can be after 7 days. ...Read more

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Is going to be 4 months being on mononessa birth control its hard to get pregnant since i been on it for a while now ? Or its still possible to ?

Is going to be 4 months being on mononessa birth control its hard to get pregnant since i been on it for a while now ? Or its still possible to ?

Return of fertility: Return of ovulation ; fertility depends on how long you have been on the oral birth control pill. It can take a few to several months for normal cycles to resume, if no spontaneous resumption of ovulation based on ovulation predictor testing then seek complete fertility evaluation. There could be many causes to explain infertility. ...Read more

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What are the chances of me getting pregnant? I've been on MonoNessa birth control for almost 5 months.

What are the chances of me getting pregnant? I've been on MonoNessa birth control for almost 5 months.

Relatively small but: Your risks of getting pregnant are relatively small (about 6 to 9 %) . Oral contraceptive pills certainly reduce but do not eliminate the risk of pregnancy. If you want to improve your odds of not getting pregnant, ask a knowledgeable and caring Gyn for an IUD or a subdermal implant which are the most effective Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives. (these LARC's are more than 99% effective) ...Read more

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What are the chances of me getting pregnant? I've been taking MonoNessa birth control for almost 5 months.

What are the chances of me getting pregnant? I've been taking MonoNessa birth control for almost 5 months.

Very low: A woman who takes her birth control pills properly, and has been on them for more than a month, has a very low chance of getting pregnant. Of course, life can surprise you sometimes. If worried, and not getting monthly withdrawal periods, she can do a home urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Hi. I just recently started MonoNessa birth control. I'm on day 14 in the pack and I'm having very bad cramps. Extremely severe ?

Hi. I just recently started MonoNessa birth control. I'm on day 14 in the pack and I'm having very bad cramps. Extremely severe ?

Ocps: Continue taking the pills! Do not stop. If breakthrough bleeding occurs keep track of flow, length. When you go for your pill check appointment, make sure you relate this information to your provider. ...Read more

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Should I continue to take mononessa birth control pills if I have a 5cm cyst on my ovary?

Should I continue to take mononessa birth control pills  if I have a 5cm cyst on my ovary?

Yes: The pill can help suppress a functional cyst on the ovary and certainly won't harm an other type cysts. ...Read more

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I am taking MonoNessa birth control but I think I'm still ovulating? I start to discharge abt 2 weeks before period. How is this still happening?

I am taking MonoNessa birth control but I think I'm still ovulating? I start to discharge abt 2 weeks before period. How is this still happening?

Possible but: unlikely. this is a 35mcg pill and they usually work fine. ovulation can happen but is very infrequent. if you are on constant antibiotics or meds that interfere with the pill it is possible. if you are very overweight it is possible. if you vomit a lot it is possible. generally the pill is reliable in preventing ovulation. ...Read more

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