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Necon 1 Medication
Im having menstrual issues, should I be worried? Im on necon 1/35 (green) birth control and haven't missed one pill. I been on them for about 3 months. My dr. Has me skipping the placebo & starting a new pack because i've been having excessive, unexpected
That : That is abnormal to have bleeding for 8 days as well as having the excessive, unexpected, and long durations of bleeding. Given your history, please have your gynecologists reevaluate you. There is also a possibility that you might need a different type of birth control pill. If you develop increased bleeding, feel light-headed/faint, or have pain then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
Switched me from Necon 1/35 to Nortrel 1/35. do i need extra protection this month? or am i still protected if in continue into Nortrel?
Dose may differ: With bc, original name is protected by a patent for a period of time.When that patent runs out, another drug company can make that same medicine with the same basic ingredients, but a different name.This is called a "generic" drug. The fda assumes that this medicine works the same, but blood levels may vary. Both necon&nortrel come in different doses e.g. 7/7/7 or 1/35--so Necon 1/35=nortrel 1/35. ...Read more
Random weightloss. About 7-8 months ago, i was 125lbs. I am now 113lbs. I eat around 2-3 times a day, small portions. Im also on bc, necon 1/35.
Stress: There are issues of absorption or endocrine problems that can do it. Do u sleep well at night? Rate your stress on a scale of 1-10, 10 the worst. Depression can sometimes do it. A good medicine, if this is the case, is mirtazapine; it helps weight, sleep and anxiety( over time). There may be more to it like hyperthyroidism, malabsorption, other endocrine problem, but usually anxiety at ur ag. ...Read more
Normal adjustment: When on oral contraception, it's not unusual to have brownish discharge or even spotting as the uterus adjusts to the hormones in the pill. This is called breakthrough bleed and should resolve with time. Keep on your regimine, don't skip pills and try to take the pills the same time each day. That will help provide a more stable environment for your uterus. ...Read more
See specifics below: 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 more
Necon 1/50: "Emergency contraception" involves taking essentially a birth control pill (or two, depending on the strength) after unprotected sex. With Norcon 1/50, you would take only one for use as "emergency contraception" since it is a heavier dose than most commonly used pills these days. This kind of "morning after" contraception is not always successful, however. ...Read more
Switched from Necon 7/7/7 on 6/1/14 & still no period. Is this normal or could I be pregs? Period is ALWAYS on time.
I take Necon 1/35 . been on it for almost a month and a half. my period has gotten very heavy and has been going on for 11 days why? This is scary.
Whats adenomyosis, what exactly is fibroids? How are these things treated? My gyno put me on necon 1/32 consecutively to stop cyst growth, so now what?
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when tissue just like the uterine lining grows into the wall of the uterus. Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Both conditions are common and can cause bleeding abnormalities, pain and other gyn issues. Ultrasound can tell more about these problems. ...Read more
I had sex 6 days ago. I'm on my 1st pack of Necon 1/50(Bc) and I'm on week 2 and I'm cramping now. what is going on?
If I switched from Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) to Necon 1/35 on the day after my last active Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) then am I protected immediately since I never stopped pills?
Yes: There is not enough differences between pills for it to matter which one you are taking in a particular cycle. As long as you are continuously taking one of them you will have maximum protection. ...Read more
How many necon 1/35 birth control pills can I take as emergency contraception? I'm 22 years old and female
See specifics below: 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