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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more


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Can you take four necon 1/35 at the same time?

Can you take four necon 1/35 at the same time?

Why: I suppose you could but for what purpose> If using as a morning after regimen, take 2 together and then another 2 twelve hrs later ...Read more

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Are necon and nortrel the same?

Are necon and nortrel the same?

Dose may differ: With bc, original name is protected by a patent for a period. 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

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Random weightloss. About 7-8 months ago, I was 125lbs. I am now 113lbs. I eat around 2-3 times a day, small portions. I'm also on bc, necon 1/35.

Random weightloss. About 7-8 months ago, I was 125lbs. I am now 113lbs. I eat around 2-3 times a day, small portions.  I'm 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

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I am experience brown discharge on second week of the pill (necon), what is it?

I am experience brown discharge on second week of the pill (necon), what is it?

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

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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.

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.

Yes or No: Certainly pregnancy could be a possibility. It also could just simply be due to the change of your BCP. It would be most reasonable to get an OTC pregnancy test. If negative, continue with BCPs as directed. ...Read more

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I'm taking necon 7/7/7 and I've been on it for two months now. I had unprotected sex, is there a chance for pregnancy? He didn't ejaculate in me......

I'm taking necon 7/7/7 and I've been on it for two months now. I had unprotected sex, is there a chance for pregnancy? He didn't ejaculate in me......

Do HPT timely...: Disregarding what kind of contraceptives you might have used, always do HPT in 7-10 days after missing expected period and repeat it in another 7-10 days if the first HPT is (-) & still in doubt. Also remember: Fertile time, i.e., ovulation occurs some 2 weeks before period no matter what your menstrual cycle could be. The Best wish to safe sex... ...Read more

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Is necon 1/35 effective birth control?

Is necon 1/35 effective birth control?

If taken properly: I never use that pill in my pts, I use a lower dose of estroegn anywhere form 10-25 mcg which is safer that pill has 35 mcg which may or may not be better for you. ...Read more

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Can necon 1/35 be used as emergency contraception?

Can necon 1/35 be used as emergency contraception?

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

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Can you take Necon 1/50 emergency contraception, and what is dosing recommendations if so?

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

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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.

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.

Many women who start: Oral contraceptives may have highly irregular periods for a while, including heavy periods. Please do not worry--call your pcp or the clinic who prescribed your contraceptive for follow-up. ...Read more

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I take Zanaflex (tizanidine) or flexeril (have both) and just started necon 10/11. I read there could be interactions with zanaflex (tizanidine). Do I need to be concerned?

I take Zanaflex (tizanidine) or flexeril (have both) and just started necon 10/11. I read there could be interactions with zanaflex (tizanidine). Do I need to be concerned?

Yes- Sedation/dizzy: If you use Zanaflex (tizanidine) chronically, know that the concentration of Zanaflex is increased when used with oral contraceptive and may result in increased sedation, fatigue/ low blood pressure (hypotensive issues- dizziness, fainting). You may want to use Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) instead but also watch out for drowsiness, fatigue, dizziness. Avoid alcohol and use caution when driving while on these drugs. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of birth control necon 777?

What are the side effects of birth control necon 777?

Please ask that ?: To the doctor who put you on the necon, that is their reponsibility to tell you, i never use that pill in my patients, if you go to google and put in Necon 777 you can read about possible side effects. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex but I can't afford to plan b. I'm taking necon 777 regularly every day. What's the chance of becoming pregnant?

I had unprotected sex but I can't afford to plan b. I'm taking necon 777 regularly every day. What's the chance of becoming pregnant?

Doubtful.: The birth control pill is very effective if taken perfectly-the same time every day, your not on any medications to interfere with the absorption, they are stored correctly...etc. Kudos to you for using a condom; increases you pregnancy prevention rate and decreases your risk of STD's. ...Read more

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I've been taking necon 0.5 for over a year for an irregular period, and wanted to know if I stop, will something happen to my body?

I've been taking necon 0.5 for over a year for an irregular period, and wanted to know if I stop, will something happen to my body?

Irregular cycles : Taking Necon or any other oral contraceptive does not fix the problem causing the irregular periods. If you stop the pill, your periods will most likely be irregular again. ...Read more

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What's 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?

What's 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

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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?

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?

Cramping: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is ortho-novum, necon 1/35 a good birth control?

Is ortho-novum, necon 1/35 a good birth control?

Sure: It's as good as any other — no better no worse. ...Read more

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How many necon 1/35 birth control pills can I take as emergency contraception? I'm 22 years old and female

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 more

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I am wanting to become preggo, but am taking Necon(birth control) What is the chance I'll become pregnant after stopping the med? And how long after?

I am wanting to become preggo, but am taking Necon(birth control)
What is the chance I'll become pregnant after stopping the med? And how long after?

You are 18: Why the hurry to get pregnant at age 18? You are fertile as soon as you stop them. They are out of your system in about 7 days. ...Read more