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Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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Norgestrel (Definition)

Norgestrel is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone, and is used in different birth control methods, including birth control pills, the ...Read more


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Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

Lo ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effects vs other pills?

Unlikely: Lo-ovral is a low dose birth control pill that has been around for a long time. It is a progestin dominant pill and like all pills in that category can be associated with some fluid retention, increased appetite and hair changes and lowers the good cholesterol. For the most part, it has been a well tolerated birth control pill choice. ...Read more

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Side effect to amoxicillin or yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Side effect to amoxicillin or yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Many: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic, in the penicillin family.L yasmin is an oral contraceptive. Both very different drugs. Can look up side effects. Epocrates or webmd are pretty good sources. ...Read more

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What are side effects from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

What are side effects from trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol): All birth control in the U.S. have a number of possible side effects, but the FDA makes them all list a the same ones no matter what pill it is. Google trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) PDF, which is the prescribing info and get the list that way. ...Read more

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What are some of your side effects while on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) vs ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

What are some of your side effects while on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) vs ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

Can be the same: Lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 35 mcg estrogen, while ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 50 mcg estrogen, both have the same type of estrogen and progesterone. Anyone can have side effects with any type of bc pill, but I do not have any patients on ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) and only a few on lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) as I use much lower dose pills in almost all of my patients. Almost all of mine are using a 25 or 20 or 10 mcg estrogen pill. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What are some of your side effects while taking lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

What are some of your side effects while taking lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

Lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effect: Nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach cramping/bloating, dizziness, vaginal discomfort/irritation, increased vaginal fluids, or breast tenderness/enlargement. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use. ...Read more

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What are some of your side effects on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

What are some of your side effects on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?

Pill side effect: Like any pill, the most important side effect is thrombo-embolism, or blood clot. Other side effects include headache, breast tenderness, irregular spotting, bloating, mood changes, etc. The progestin in Lo Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) is more androgenic that may induce complexion changes. ...Read more

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Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

Birth control side effects; does anybody take estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe?

An older pill: I do not ahve any of my patients on that pill anymore. Side efefcts from any pill, could be break through bleeding, irregular bleeding, weight gain, bloating, breast tenderness, . Less common ones are blood clot heart attacck, stroke. No periods can also happen. Headaches. For most young people the benefits far out weigh the risks. My favorite pill is a low dose on loloestrin and loestrin. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills?

What is the side effect of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills?

Same as other bcps: most common is nausea and breakthrough bleeding. ~1/2000 risk of blood clot in leg or lungs. you can read the package insert for details ...Read more

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What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

Same drug: The original name for this hormone combination was mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel).The brand name drug 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.Side effects should be the same. ...Read more

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Side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

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Side effects of estrace (estradiol)?

Estrace (estradiol): Common side effects of Estrace (estradiol) include headaches, breast tenderness, irregular vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, nausea, voming, hair loss, high bp, high blood sugar, fluid retention, and enlargement of uterine fibroids. More serious side effects include blood clots, heart attacks, strokes, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, allergic reactions or cancer of uterus, ovaries or breasts. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the side effects of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Doctors, what are the side effects of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): The FDA makes most contraceptive makers list a huge number of side effects. There are too many to list them in this answer. Google Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) side effects and you will find links that list them by system effected. Some common ones are: nausea, headaches, and amenorrhea (no period). Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) also has a slightly higher risk of blood clot or stroke. Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) may also cause some mild weight loss ...Read more

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What is the side effects of nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills?

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What is the side effects of nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills?

Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is one brand of ethinyl estradiol & levonorgestrel, used as combination hormone birth control. Check out http://www.drugs.com/mtm/nordette.html for more information including side effects. Some alternative brands are Alesse, Altavera, Amethyst, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Levlen, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel), Orsythia, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28 & Trivora-28 ...Read more

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Has anyone used ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) for birth control and had side effects?

Has anyone used ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) for birth control and had side effects?

It can have those: Orval is a 50 mcg estrogen combination b c pill which is a very high estrogen dose. It is hardly used any more due to the it's high dose of estrogen which can cause bloating, weight gain, water retention and rarely more serious side effects. If you do not have a specific reason for being on that pill your gyn should switch you to a lower dose pill. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Ovrette (Definition)

Ovrette is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Gynodiol (Definition)

Gynodiol is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more