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Mononessa Replacement For Emergency Contraception
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?
Stopped taking seasonique 4/10. Unprotected sex 4/17 and 4/18. Microgestin 4/20. Should i take an emergency contraception?
No: You do not need to since no more than a 7 day break. ...Read more
Probably: 18 years of age is a more acceptable age group for me with a bit more maturity. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Studies have shown that there is a small increase in the risk of getting blood clots in the veins of the legs or lungs of women using pills containing desogestrel compared to pills with other types of progestins. The risk remains small and is less than the risk of blood clots during pregnancy. But, it would be better to stick with a product made especially for that use such as Plan B or ella (ulipristal acetate). ...Read more
Is yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill can be use as a emergency contraceptive pills?In uae, we don't have the emergency pills.Badly need help. Thanks
No: I'm sorry, but yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) does not contain the correct type of Progesterone hormone to equal the emergency contraceptive pill we have in the us. Go to the pharmacy and find a birth control pill that contains Levonorgestrel hormone. A combo pill is okay. Take enough tablets to equal 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel, and that will be equal to the Plan B medication we have here in the us. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You can, typically take 4 active pills and then another 4 active pills 12 hours later. Better is to pick up an over the counter plan b. Side effects are less and you'll likely feel better. Efficacy slightly higher too. ...Read more
Can you use Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills as emergency contraception?
Yes: There are a number of options for emergency birth control including dedicated meds that are available over the counter, dedicated prescription medicine, and use of high dose regular birth control. For information of how to use regular bc as emergency bc, see http://www.Not-2-late.Com . If you need ec, you should consider using regular bc such as iuds and implants. The most effective and easy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help plz! Can planned parenthood emergency contraception pill delay your period the following month?
Is taking Plan B one step with norinyl 1+35 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) birth control generally considered safe?
How to use birth control pill yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as emergency contraceptive?
Can lo loestrin fe birth control pills be used as emergency contraceptives?Took 2 pills after unprotected sex and 2 more the next day, am i ok?
Plan B : Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been on mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pills for 9 years with no period in 3 years. Is this ok?
No peroid on mircett: Yes, the longer you take a birth control pill and take it regularly, the lighter your period may become and eventually disappear. If you even spot one day during the proper time, it is considered a period. You have nothing to worry about. If you would like to have a period your dr. May prescribe some other hormones to take with your Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) and induce a cycle. ...Read more
What are the side effects involved when taking lindynette 20 birth control pill. I have never taken birth control pills before or contraceptive. 23yrs?
You need to ask that: To your health care provider who prescribed it for you, and you should have recived a package insert form the pharmacy with possible side effects, many people have no side effects but there are way too many that u could possible have , some very minor , some not to discuss here so read the insert and call your health care provider - that is part of their job and your job to learn about your med. ...Read more
Have diarrhea and stomach virus. Do I have to use back up contraception? Im taking mononessa birth control pills
Depends: If you are taking antibiotics, you might need a back up method. Some antibiotics increase the metabolism of the birth control pills in the liver so they are cleared from the body faster making them less effective. Talk to your provider for clarification. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On the pill (mononessa) for 8 days. Had intercourse. Condom was most likely used after precum. Should I use plan b? What are the pregnancy chances?
Monday starter: You just become a Monday starter for each pack. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I am taking 5 mcg cytomel (liothyronine) and mononessa birth control. Over 6 weeks body temp isn't regulating and I get hot or super cold. Wake up hot. Why?
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
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
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 ?
Yes: The pill can help suppress a functional cyst on the ovary and certainly won't harm an other type cysts. ...Read more
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
My partner started taking birth control mononessa 2 days after her period. Does this protector her immediately? ("within 5 days after period"-article)
Is it possible to get pregnant even if your on the pill . . . Am taking mononessa birth control !
Unlikely but : There is 1% failure rate per year , with any contraceptives, which you have to be aware good luck. ...Read more
Im drinking burth control Mononessa pills. This is my first pack. I threw up 4 hours after I took the pill. Do I need back up birth control?
30 minute rule: Nope. If you throw up less than thirty minutes after taking the pill you have to take another. If it has been more than thirty minutes you do not need to worry. ...Read more
I recently came off my birth control, Mononessa, and am experiencing extreme hair thinning. Is there anything I can do to stop this?
Hair loss: you will get your hair back as soon as your hormones level out. ...Read more
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
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