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Motion Sickness Tablets Damage On Contraceptive Pill
Can deworming medication (zestaval 200) have an effect on the performance of birth control pill (marvelon) 21 day pack?
Yes : It may affect the metabolism of your oral contraceptive to make it less effective. Please use an alternate form of birth control until you have finished the course of treatment. Additionally, zestaval can cause severe damage to a fetus, so it is particularly important that you practice responsible sex. ...Read more
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
Can 'metamide' (a pill taken for a suspected hiatus hernia) affect the effectiveness of the contraceptive pill ava 30?
I'm on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED can I use codiral day and night flu tablets will this effect the birth control pill and cause pregnancy?
Does drinking alcohol after taking the morning after pill alter its effectiveness?
Is skipping 2 periods on the pill ok?
Pregnancy test: Drinking alcohol before, or after the pill, or at time is a bad idea. Alcohol is a poison and it never did any body any good ever, so stay away from it. Morning after pill does alter hormone balance may cause to miss two periods. However, do a pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Is it safe to take the Plan B pill (morning after pill) while i'm currently taking the diet pill adipex?
What's the percentage of birth-control pill effectiveness when taken with carbamazepine (tegretol xr)?
I'm taking the Microgynon contraceptive pill, if I took the Fat Metaboliser pill from Holland and Barrett, will one affect the other?
Drug interaction: This has not been studied. See your obgyn to figure out a weight loss plan that will not interfere with your pill. ...Read more
Antibiotics and OCP: No it should not. The only antibiotics proven to decrease the blood level of contraceptive pills is the Rifampicin. Other forms of Contraception should be used if taking Rifampicin, which might also reduce the effectiveness of Transdermal and vaginal ring preparations. ...Read more
Should one incident of diarrhea (due to spoiled food) 3 hours after taking your birth control pill lower your pill's effectiveness?
No, that should not: affect your pill's effectiveness. If you vomited shortly after taking the pill, you may not have absorbed enough of it to be effective. If that is not the case, you don't need to worry. Feel better soon! ...Read more
I'm about to start on birth control (Lo Loestrin Fe) & am concerned about nausea as a side effect. Would taking Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) when I take the pill help?
Starting an OC: usually does not produce nausea in most patients especially when using one of the lowest dose pills on the market. So patients who have not tried pills or have not had nausea on OC's in the past will usually not get nausea. If nausea lasts into the second pack, try 1. Taking it at night, 2. Taking with a small amount of food or 3. Substituting a different brand of pills or consider Ring/Depo/IUD ...Read more
Will taking the Plan B pill while on bcps (OTC lo) have an adverse effect and cause me to ovulate? Took it 1 hour after sex and perfect pill user
The contrary: Taking EC while on OCP does not make you more likely to ovulate, in fact the opposite would be more likely. Best wishes. ...Read more
Breakthrough bleed: The later in the cycle you start your pack of pills the higher the chance of breakthrough bleeding. It can take a few cycles to regulate. I usually recommend that my patients start their pills the first sunday after starting their bleed. The reason we use sunday is so you are less likely to have your period on a weekend. ...Read more
Does taking EC while on bcp change your protection of the bcp for the rest of the pill pack? Took Plan B but never missed a pill & took at same time
No: No, the EC does not effect the effectiveness of the other birth control you were already on and actually if you were already on a hormonal birth control method and were taking it properly every day then there was probably no need to even take the EC as you were already covered by the daily birth control pill you were already taking. So you should be more than fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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