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Norinyl 1 Medication
Is taking Plan B one step with norinyl 1+35 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) birth control generally considered safe?
NOT needed: It is safe but if you are taking norinyl, you don't need it! ...Read more
Most have none: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects. Most common side effect in the few months is irregular bleeding that gets better over time. Possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, altho rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs. Smoker >35 shouldn't take pills. Ask yr dr. ...Read more
Yes, its safe...: This combination is safe and Melatonin won't interfere with the effectiveness of Norinyl 1/35. Best wishes! ...Read more
My endometrium lining is thick, still bleeding now for like 1 month now. Currently taking norinyl. Is d & c a good move?
Yes: If you have thick endometrium and not responding to bc suppression D&C is a good move. ...Read more
Most have none: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular, unpredictable bleeding that gets better over time. Other possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, although rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs. ...Read more
I was 1 day late for my period. Brown blood whole cycle. Could this mean I'm pregnant? I've been taking norinyl for 6 years. Never been late before.
Possible, unlikley: That is possible, but it is not unusual for the to be some slight variation in starting the cycle. A pregnancy test will answer the question for sure. When you period is due, if you are pregnant the test will always be positive. ...Read more
I've been on the pill try norinyl for about 2 1/2 years, my boyfriend just came in me without a condom. My period ended 2 days ago. Am I pregnant?
Unlikely: Several reasons: You have been on the pill for 2 years and even if you weren't being 2 days after your period, you would not be ovulating yet this month. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Does anybody take the birth control pill from watson called norinyl 1+35 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) and still breastfed?
Norinyl 35: You can do it, but lower dose pills will have less impact on decreasing breast milk production. ...Read more
Confused: Not sure what you mean by "process". Birth control pills are designed to start with the first pill of the pack and take one daily. The timing of the first pill can vary and you should discuss this with your doctor, but in general we recommend starting them the first sunday after you have started the next menstrual period flow. Try to take them at the same time every day. Instructions in the pack. ...Read more
I'm on norinyl 135 I took 4 sugar pills in this time got my period for 3 days and started a new pack! Am I still protected?
Unknown: If the sugar pills in a birth control pack are taken out of sequence (not at the end of the pack) then that is the same as missing 4 days of pills, and starting a new pack the day bleeding begins should be protective against pregnancy. Using backup contraception during the new pack is advisable. If taken at the right time and the new pack is started at the right time then protection is intact. ...Read more
I'm taking birthcontrol (norinyl) to get my period back on. Track but when do I start getting my period again? I'm down to 3 pills left?
Soon: You generally will bleed several days after you finish your pills. ...Read more
I'm on combined oral contraceptive that will end 8th february. Wish to delay my ovulation one week. Should I continue to take the pill for 7 more days?
Yes: I assume you want to delay your period. So don't take the fake pills start the new pack of active pills. ...Read more
Does levetiracetam has no influence on the working of oral contraceptive pill? My doctor said I have to take a heavier one...?
Keppra (levetiracetam): Keppra (levetiracetam) does have drug drug interactions, and your physician will know (or can easily check), which drugs to avoid. Heavier isn't a word i'd use for contraceptives, but a different one is likely neede it your doc noticed an interaction. ...Read more
Can taking oral contraceptive pills for one month and a half decrease the levels of calcium and vitamin d?
Unlikely: The levels were probably low before beginning tx. ...Read more
I haven't not missed any of my oral contraceptive pills, but I have had sexual activity without a condom. Also this is my second period in one month?
Not pregnant: If you have taken your birth control pills exactly as prescribed then there is very little chance of pregnancy. If you have irregular bleeding on the pills it could be from a number of causes - infections, stress, inadequate ratio of estrogen/progesterone in your pill. See your doctor if the irregular bleeding continues. ...Read more
Took oral contraceptive on my 2nd day aftr menses and I wason isotretinion drug for last 20days. Periods late by 13day not pregnant. Plz tel me solution?
Good news: Good news that you're not pregnant while taking isotretinoin. Many doctors will recommend (2) forms of birth control while on drugs like that. If you're not pregnant and you haven't missed a pill, then you're likely okay. Could be your period is late due to lining of uterus being thin secondary to oral contraceptive use. See a doctor for blood test to confirm no pregnant, discuss lack of period. ...Read more
Popular bcps: There are so many "popular" brands. There are geographic differences with some brands more popular in certain location than others. Depending on marketing, word of mouth, provider familiarity, price and availability. ...Read more
No remembering!: The majority of oral contraception failures are due to incorrect use. You forget to take the pill. You get sick and throw it up. You take an herb or antibiotic that interferes with the pill's action, etc. IUDs remove the human factor. In addition, they are positioned in the uterus where they can have a dramatic effect without the side-effects a pill would have to get the same result. ...Read more
Very little interact: Interaction. They can be used together. Dextromethorphan, an ingredient in many cold medicines as a weak narcotic cough suppressant (weak enough that it is sold over the counter!) suppresses liver metabolism of drugs and INCREASES their levels. More drug. Not going to make it work less. But these effects are small even compared to the difference in drug concentration from people's sizes. ...Read more
What to do if I had 2 oral contraceptive pills 1 hr before and after intercourse. Is it possible that I get pregnant?
Yes, it is possible.: The number of combined hormonal birth control pills to be used as emergency contraception depends on how much of each hormone the pills have, which varies by brand. Studies have shown that 100 micrograms (mcg) of ethinyl Estradiol together with 0.5 milligrams of Levonorgestrel taken in two doses 12 hours apart is approximately 75 percent successful at preventing pregnancy. ...Read more
Transgendered: There is nothing in your file to indicate why a man would want to take oral contraceptives. Are you asking because you are transgendered and want to change genders? If you are not asking because you want to become a female then the answer is no. There is no reason to take estrogen and progresterones if you are a man. Birth control pills would not be used in a man. ...Read more
No: Grapefruit does not make oral contraceptives less effective ...Read more
Estradiol|norethindrone is a hormone replacement which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug. ...Read more