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Will taking a motion sickness pill have an effect on my ability to play sport?

Will taking a motion sickness pill have an effect on my ability to play sport?

Maybe: Most motion sickness pills cause drowsiness as a common side effect. This may interfere with the ability to play sport. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Can I take a motion sickness pill and later still go skiing?

Can I take a motion sickness pill and later still go skiing?

Possibly: Most motion sickness medications can cause sedation. You should not try to ski or do other high-gain activities until you know how it will affect you. Most people will do fine on it, but you should try it out before you do that. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a motion sickness pill for deep sea fishing while pregnant?

Is it ok to take a motion sickness pill for deep sea fishing while pregnant?

Category B drug: Meclazine is one of the antihistamines used to treat or pre-treat motion sickness. It is considered safe during pregnancy and caries one of the higher safety ratings. ...Read more

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Can I take a motion sickness pill after the plane takes off or before it takes off?

Can I take a motion sickness pill after the plane takes off or before it takes off?

Depends: If in your experience you get symptoms of motion sickness as soon as the plane starts moving, than you should take the pill 20 minutes prior to that event to allow it to enter your system. You just need the medications circulating prior to a likely motion sickness event. ...Read more

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How should I change the time of day I take the contraceptive pill?

How should I change the time of day I take the contraceptive pill?

Starting new pack: When you start a new pack, chose the time you wish to take them and start using that time. ...Read more

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Can I take my break in contraceptive pill early? What happens if I do?

Can I take my break in contraceptive pill early? What happens if I do?

Fertility returns: Your fertility will resume. You may fall pregnant. Check with your prescribing physician! To your best health! Dr H ...Read more

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How old do you have to be before you start taking the contraceptive pill?

How old do you have to be before you start taking the contraceptive pill?

Varies: Many teens use the pill to regulate the cycle. The pill can be used at any age up to 55 or 56 and the pill can be started as soon as a women begins having periods - as early as 11 or so. ...Read more

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When should someone switch from their current contraceptive pill to another brand?

When should someone switch from their current contraceptive pill to another brand?

Discuss w provider: One reason to switch would be the side effect profile of the medication - in other words - are you tolerating your current oral contraceptive or not. ...Read more

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Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Can taking cleanse xtrem tablets for 30 days affect cerazzette contraceptive pill??

Maybe: Anything that interferes with absorbing a medicine can affect it.
if the cleanse extrem moves things through your gi tract faster than normal, you may not absorb the amount of the pill you need to.
would use back up condoms or just skip the cleanse extrem which is bogus anyhow. ...Read more

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Is there any risk in taking my 21 day contraceptive pill for an extra week? Is there anything I should know?

Is there any risk in taking my 21 day contraceptive pill for an extra week? Is there anything I should know?

Depends, probably: The 21 day pill is designed so that you are taking NO medication the last 7 days of your menstrual cycle. If you continue to take medication, you will not menstruate by Day 28, which may not be beneficial and potentially troublesome. Women on Depo-Provera can go longer without menstruating, but you should discuss with your OB before deviating from your routine, with guidance ...Read more

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Hi does contraceptive pill has an out of date? Or it never goes out of date?

Hi does contraceptive pill has an out of date? Or it never goes out of date?

They can expire.: Hi Imen,

All contraceptive pills have an expiration date. This is usually placed somewhere on the packaging. They usually have a long shelf life, but if you want to be truly at ease, never take expired medication. ...Read more

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Is minigynon a good type of contraceptive pill and what are other pills that you would recommend?

Is minigynon a good type of contraceptive pill and what are other pills that you would recommend?

Depends: There is no one right pill. Of course it is a good pill for contraception or it would not be on the market. I'm sure your doc took your individual needs under consideration before prescribing it. I'm glad to see you are being proactive and not relying on emergency contraception. ...Read more

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I'm just starting loette contraceptive pill and was wondering if other patients have had good or bad experience with this pill?

I'm just starting loette contraceptive pill and was wondering if other patients have had good or bad experience with this pill?

Both: I am certain you can find many women who have had both good and bad experiences with this pill; more good than bad I expect. ...Read more

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If a virgin girl take emergency contraceptive pill then what will happen??

She could experience: Unnecessary side effects. Potential side effects with emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with emergency contraceptive pill?

SE's: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How to go about getting the contraceptive pill with a continuous prescription?

How to go about getting the contraceptive pill with a continuous prescription?

Ask your doctor!: Ask your doctor or provider to write the prescription and indicate "continuous use; skip placebo pills" so the pharmacy can process accordingly and give you supplies on time! ...Read more

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Can I begin taking the contraceptive pill whilst on a round of antibiotics or should I wait?

Can I begin taking the contraceptive pill whilst on a round of antibiotics or should I wait?

Yes: I would start it based on the day your doctor said to start it usually the first Sunday after your period starts. Antibiotics may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills but since you are just starting them you can't count on them for a couple of weeks anyway, just use protection with intercourse. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant during the 22nd-28th day if using a 21 day contraceptive pill?

Unlikely: Very unlikely. While no day in one's cycle is 100% 'safe' it's very unlikely on the days that you describe.... Especially if you haven't missed any pills. The chances of pregnancy when one uses the pill perfectly over the course of 1 year is around 4% or 4 out of 100 women will become pregnant on the pill using it perfectly. If you're worried, can always use a 2nd method like condom. Best luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking an emergency contraceptive pill twice. Not frequently. Only twice?

Potential SE's: Potential side effects of emergency contraception pills can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow; loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if you miss your period or develop significant lower abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What happens if I start taking the contraceptive pill for the very first time in the middle of a period?

What happens if I start taking the contraceptive pill for the very first time in the middle of a period?

Use back up: First it won't work as contraception for another two to three weeks so you need to use a back up. Also on the off chance you happen to be pregnant already, you could expose the pregnancy to the hormones. Probably better to wait until your period starts. ...Read more

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Hello, What are the risks of using an emergency contraceptive pill after having used it before this year?

Hello, What are the risks of using an emergency contraceptive pill after having used it before this year?

Pregnancy: The risk is a pregnancy that was not planned, not the pill.
You should be very sure of your choices because it can have such a life changing effect for you and the person with you.
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When will my periods come after I stop the contraceptive pill?

Hard to say: It is hard to predict. Some women have their first period after pills right on time. Others have a delay called post pill amenorrhea which can be normal for up to 1 year. Most are somewhere in between. I wish I could be more specific but there is a wide variation. ...Read more

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Is the contraceptive pill still effective if you are on kidney dialysis?

Birth control pills: Birth control pills are effective in preventing pregnancy in patients with end stage renal disease on dialysis (d). Most females of child bearing age on d are not all that fertile and may have trouble carrying a baby to term. If they do conceive, they may require daily dialysis until the baby delivers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will antibiotics and alcohol effect the efficiency on the contraceptive pill?

Antibiotics: If you are taking antibiotics you should use a backup method bc they will negate the pill. ...Read more

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Can the contraceptive pill regulate your periods if I haven't had a period in 3 months?

It can: You may resume some form of menses on the pill, but its also perfectly safe and fine to not have a period on the pill. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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


Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Definition)

A symptom where one feels sick to your stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by the ...Read more