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Bleeding whilst on micronor (norethindrone) contraceptive pill ?

Bleeding whilst on micronor (norethindrone) contraceptive pill ?

Progesterone: As with all progesterone contraceptive abnormal vaginal bleeding is a major side effect. Bleeding every day or no bleeding at all, or anything in between, can happen with micronor (norethindrone) or any progesterone only contraception. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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


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Alesse birth control pill safe?

Alesse birth control pill safe?

As any: As safe as any bcps. Any med has risks. ...Read more

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Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

Does carbimazole effect the contraceptive pill Cerezette.?

No: Carbimazole does not interfere with the effects of the contraceptive pill Cerezette. Carimazole can cause birth defects so it is important to be on a reliable form of contraception...Take care ...Read more

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Has anyone taken levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pill and gotten pregnant?

Has anyone taken levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control pill and gotten pregnant?

Happens: While birth control pills are among the most effective birth control methods compared to condoms or withdrawal, women on birth control pills like levlen have become pregnant. ...Read more

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Missed taking aviane birth control pill one day. Am i still safe?

Missed taking aviane birth control pill one day. Am i still safe?

May or may not be: If u miss you are supposed to double up the next day and use back up birth control like condoms for the rest of the month and hopefully you sholuldl get your period. ...Read more

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Which lo loestrin fe pills do I take for emergency contraceptive?

NONE: The suggests these as effective, 1 dose within 72 hrs and 1 dose 12 hrs after 1st dose: ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) (1 dose is 2 white pills), Alesse (1 dose is 5 pink pills), nordette or levlen (1 dose is 2 light orange pills), lo/ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) (1 dose is 4 white pills), triphasil or tri-levlen (1 dose is 4 yellow pills). Alternatively, buy one of the commercially available kits (eg, planb). ...Read more

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Taking marvelon as emergency contraception after unprotected sex (withdrawal)am i safe being pregnant?

Taking marvelon as emergency contraception after unprotected sex (withdrawal)am i safe being pregnant?

Nothing's perfect...: Here's a link regarding patient info for the product mentioned: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/2392. May want the reassurance of checking a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have breakthrough bleeding on birth control pill tri sprintec?

I have breakthrough bleeding on birth control pill tri sprintec?

Possible effect: Breakthru bleeing may occur in low dose BCP, not so much in the full dose BCP. Happens at times in normal too. If rrecurs, gynecologist and check for polyps in endometrium. May have ultrasound of pelvis. ...Read more

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Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

That is up to: You, please make an appt to see your gyn and discuss with your gyn and if you are still ovulating at your age you may want to consider in office essure tubal, easy takes 5 minutes in my office , no cutting , covered by insurance, u are awake, miss 1/2 day of work , is permanent though. ...Read more

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Will Kalms tablets affect my contraceptive pill Cerelle?

Will Kalms tablets affect my contraceptive pill Cerelle?

Probably not: it is unlikely that these will interfere with the med you are taking but no studies have been done to prove any relationship. You should be safe if you take your pills as they are suppose to be taken. It might be wise to take them at separate times to be safe. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pill a good one?

If it works for you.: Pretty much all of the oral combo contraceptives have similar effecacy and risk profile, but one-pill does not fit all. If you don't have any side effect from it and it is affordable, then it is a good one for you. There are many different pills available and so if this does not fit, talk to your doc and likely u will be given a trial of something else. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is levonrogestrel in generess fe birth control ?

Is levonrogestrel in generess fe birth control ?

Th entire pill: Is birth control, it is made up of estrogen and Progesterone in combination, that is what provides the birth control ad remember u have to chew that one, not swallow. ...Read more

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Can you use Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills as emergency contraception?

Yes: 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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Period stopped after taking contraceptive pill. Is this common?

It can be: One of the benefits of taking contraceptive pills is that menstrual periods usually reduce significantly and may stop altogether. This can be especially true with seasonale, where the the theory is to have only four menses per year. Any amount of bleeding is a normal "period" on bcp since the bleeding is drug withdrawal induced during the "sugar pill" week. ...Read more

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Best birth control nora-be/nor-qd/micronor?

Best birth control nora-be/nor-qd/micronor?

Same: These are different brand names for Norethindrone 35 mcg, which is a Progesterone only pill for contraception. The rate of failure when used perfectly (no missed pills) is about 1 in 200 in the first year compared to a rate of about 1/1000 with birth control pills that contain estrogen and progesterone. More effective Progesterone only contraceptive choices are the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or implanon. ...Read more

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Would oxyelite pill affect birth control pills?

Would oxyelite pill affect birth control pills?

Scary: Oxyelite pro was recalled, i don't know about oxyelite but i ll put them under same category. The scary part is we would never know its interaction with real medicines. Just stop oxyelite. ...Read more

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What's the best contraceptive?

What's the best contraceptive?

Depends: It depends on so many factors that are personal to you. Health factors, life style factors, etc... So the best person to give you good advice is your gyn or see a np at planned parenthood. They will steer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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What are good contraceptive measures?

Varies: The best method is different for different people. The hormonal methods, intrauterine devices and permanent sterilization are the most effective (other than abstinence). Barrier methods and more "natural" methods are safe except for the risks related to failure of the method and unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the best contraceptive method?

What is the best contraceptive method?

Abstinence! But...: Clearly not having sex is the most effective at 100% (less one person depending on your religion!). A vasectomy is probably the most effective both in terms of cost (long term) and success rate. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, and Nexplanon implants are the next most effective. These latter two are reversible. Essure tubal implants are permanent and very successful with few side effects. ...Read more

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How safe is the contraceptive implanol?

Implant: Contraceptive implants are very effective and safe. The main hassle is irregular bleeding. But for most woman who choose this method, the benefits of the method outweigh that annoyance. Usually the bleeding isn't heavy and it tends to improve over time. ...Read more

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Best contraceptive to use. Plz help.....

Best contraceptive to use. Plz help.....

Please make an appt : With your gyn or a gyn it depends on your situation, your life style your job and your fertilty desires. ...Read more

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How effective are contraceptive sponges?

How effective are contraceptive sponges?

Best if no delivery: The sponge is more effective for women who have never given birth. If women who have never given birth always use the sponge as directed, 9 out of 100 will become pregnant each year. If women who have never given birth don't always use the sponge as directed, 12 out of 100 will become pregnant each year. 20/100 and 24/100 if previously given birth vaginally. ...Read more

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Where can I buy contraceptive sponges now?

Where can I buy contraceptive sponges now?

Pharmacies and other: "the sponge" is sold and is available over-the-counter at major retailers, family planning clinics, and online. Cost is $9-16. ...Read more

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What is the prefect contraceptive for women?

What is the prefect contraceptive for women?

Varies: The "perfect" contraceptive for any particular woman is the one that is simple, easy, and available and that provides excellent contraception with minimal side effects, inconvenience, and expense. It will not necessarily be the same for every woman. ...Read more

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How do you decide what is a good contraceptive?

Please see your GYN: Or a gyn as it depends on your health, your fertility status in the future and your exam as there are way too many options to discuss here, you need to make sure your gyn books enough time to go over all options with you. ...Read more

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Can I use contraceptives with antimalaria drugs?

Can I use contraceptives with antimalaria drugs?

Yes but: Contraceptives can be safely taken with antimalarial drugs, however it is advisable to use other forms of birth control as a precaution. There have been rare incidents of contraceptive failure during simultaneous use of anti-infectives (mostly anti-biotics) and oral contraceptives. So be safe. Use other forms of birth control. ...Read more

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Which contraceptive to use for the first time ?

Which contraceptive to use for the first time ?

Several options: While the birth control pill remains popular, there are other very good options where you do not have to remember every day. The vaginal contaceptive ring is changed each month, the implant is good for 3 years, and the IUD is good for 5 years. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take contraceptive while taking quadtab?

Quad tab?: Don't stop your pill. There are no drugs i can think of off hand that prevent one from taking a pill; whatever the quad tab is its not worth getting pregnant over. ...Read more

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Please tell me the most effective form of contraceptive?

Please tell me the most effective form of contraceptive?

Not one for all: The most effective form of contraceptive, aside from abstinence, is determined by individual factors taken into account by your doctor in concert with your preferences. Contraception is not a one size fits all situation. Discuss your options with your doctor or with family planning in your community. ...Read more

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In a new pack of contraceptives, what pill should I take?

1st pill to take: On most birth control pill packs there is a number or words start next to the first pill followed by arrows pointing to the direction pills should be taken. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the contraceptive patch really work?

I was wondering does the contraceptive patch really work?

Yes : the contraceptive patch is as effective as birth control pills; ~ 99% effective is used properly ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of contraceptives? Side effects?

Big Question: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more

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Is taking emergency contraceptives alot bad for womens bodies?

Is taking emergency contraceptives alot bad for womens bodies?

Emergency: contraceptives can cause a number of possible side effects but are considered safe. ...Read more

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I am allergic to latex , what other contraceptives can I use ?

I am allergic to latex , what other contraceptives can I use ?

Sheep skin: You could have the man wear sheepskin condoms. Or you could use the pill, depoprogesterone or an iud. ...Read more

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Are there male contraceptives available to the general public?

Are there male contraceptives available to the general public?

Yes: Yes it is called a condom at this point in time. Hopefully, the future will provide males the same hormonal secure contraceptives that females enjoy now. ...Read more