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Doctor insights on: Nuvaring Birth Control Side Effects

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Side effects of altavera birth control?

Side effects of altavera birth control?

Altavera Side Effect: There can be many side effects. Go to the following web page for information. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/altavera-side-effects.html. ...Read more

Rhythm Method Of Birth Control (Definition)

Calendar Method. The calendar (rhythm method) is considered the least reliable of fertility awareness methods. Women who have very irregular periods may have even less success with this method. In the calendar method, the woman first keeps a record of her menstrual periods for about 6 - 12 months. She then subtracts 18 days from the shortest and 11 days from the longest of the previous menstrual cycles. For example, if a woman's shortest cycle was 26 days and her longest cycle was 30 days, she must abstain from intercourse from day 8 through day ...Read more


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Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

Side effect OCP: Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face. Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more

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Side effects from birth control with enpresse-28?

Side effects from birth control with enpresse-28?

SIDE EFFECTS ENPRESS: Sudden numbness or weakness especially one side of body, headache and confusion, chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing and cogh up blood, pain swelling and rednass in one or both legs, swelling legs, feet and hands, depression, breast tenderness, change in weight and appetite, vaginal itching and discharge and low sex drive. ...Read more

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Birth control; side effects vs diaphragm?

Birth control; side effects vs diaphragm?

Side effects: I assume that you mean bcp's compared to a diaphragm. Bcp side effects are related to the hormones that they contain. The side effects of a diaphragm can include allergy to the contraceptive jell and pregnancy do to either misplacement or forgetting to insert it. ...Read more

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Can switching birth control pills create acne-related side effects?

Can switching birth control pills create acne-related side effects?

Possible depends : On eth pill call yoru health crae provider and discuss with him or her and u may need to be switched to a differnet one, my favorite pill because it is the lowest dose with the least amount of side effects like acne is loloestrin a brand name pill, brand name pills are better than generics. ...Read more

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What are side effects of birth control pills?

What are side effects of birth control pills?

Severe and minor: In a very small percentage of people, they can cause serious complications like chest, leg and abdominal pain, partial vision loss and recurrent headaches. These should be reported. Many people experience mild side effects, which some of which usually resolve with time, like nausea, moodiness, oily skin, breast tenderness, shedding hair. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ortho evra birth control pills?

What are the side effects of ortho evra birth control pills?

Vera is a patch : Most women who take birth control pills or patch 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

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Depo-provera birth control, what are the side effects?

Depo-provera birth control, what are the side effects?

See below: The most common side effects are irregular menstrual bleeding (or no bleeding at all) and weight gain. At one year, around 45% of women have no periods. After another year up to 75% of women have no periods. (Is that a side effect or a benefit?) Less common side effects are headaches mood changes, dizziness and decreased sex drive. Its very effective contraception! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are errin birth control side effects?

What are errin birth control side effects?

Errin: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/errin-side-effects.html

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Any major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

Any major side effects of norethindrone (birth control pill)?

No dif than others: This birth-control bill will have no side effects different than any other birth control pill. Typical side effects may include nausea and breast tenderness. All birth-control pills will help with cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Does taking birth control pills regularly have side effects?

Does taking birth control pills regularly have side effects?

Yes: All meds have side effects. The pill has been associated with irregular bleeding, for ex. But typically women have more predictable, and shorter, lighter periods. Occ. There is temporary breast tenderness or nausea - but generally pill is well tolerated. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline effect the Depo-Provera birth control shot?

Can doxycycline effect the Depo-Provera birth control shot?

Birth control/abx: No. Many meds (espescially antibiotics taken in pill form and several anti-seizure meds) can because when absorbed in the gut they pass through the liver and are metabolized which can affect the effectiveness of birth control pills. Delivered quite a few babies from moms on BCP who conceived after given antibiotics pills for infection. Depo is a shot/ does not pass through the liver. ...Read more

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Common side effects of birth control?

Common side effects of birth control?

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

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What are common side effects of switching birth control pills?

Depends: Many women switch pills to control breakthrough bleeding, nausea, breast soreness, bloating and other symptoms. Switching pills can result in improvem, ENT or worsening of symptoms. Talk to your healthcare provider about which pill is best for you. Sometimes it is a matter of trial and error to find out which pill works best for an individual patient. ...Read more

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Side effects about going off birth control?

Side effects about going off birth control?

Pregnancy : Birth control pills are out of your system within 7 days. There are no side effects of stopping them. You will just go back to your own body's natural hormone production. Use condoms or start a different method if you are not trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Birth control pills: what are the worst side effects?

Birth control pills: what are the worst side effects?

Depends on the pt: Some commonly reported side effects of birth control pills are unscheduled bleeding, lighter/shorter periods, missed periods, nausea, upset stomach and headaches. Each individual patient may experience one or more of these or none at all. If you do experience something you can't tolerate, you can always try another formulation. You have many pills combos to choose from. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are birth control bill side effects?

That should be: A discussion u have with the doc who prescibes the pill for u you can go to many web sites and read about possible side effects , many women have no side effects. ...Read more

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What are the Errin birth control side effects?

Errin: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/errin-side-effects.html

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Side effects of nuvaring birth control include what kinds of things?

Side effects of nuvaring birth control include what kinds of things?

The usual: Some people do not have any side effects , but possible ones are, break through spotting or bleeding, new or increased vaginal discharge, headaches, blood clot, stroke are more uncommon ones, bloating , weight gain, sore breasts. While anyone can have a side effect, I have many patients on it and the majority do quite well. If you punch up the web site you can read about some others. ...Read more

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I want to try nuvaring, I've been on other birth control and had bad side effects. What are the side effects of nuvaring?

I want to try nuvaring, I've been on other birth control and had bad side effects. What are the side effects of nuvaring?

Same: Nuvaring is the same as a birth control pills except it is absorbed transvaginally rather than thru the stomach. Because of that difference, you may have less nausea and more consistent blood levels of the drug. If you had 'bad side effects' with the pill, I suspect you will have the same with the Nuvaring. Discuss with your doctor what those side effects are. ...Read more

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How do the NuvaRing and birth control patch compare to the pill in terms of safety risks and side effects?

Birth control: safe: The NuvaRing and patch depend on creating a poor environment for a fertilized egg to implant in the womb. On occasions, both methods may fail. Both are "safe" but do not compare in efficacy to the low dose birth control pill taken properly in effectiveness. There are potentially fewer "side effects " with the NuvaRing and patch, however, excluding the failure rate for preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should nuvaring be used with additional birth control methods?

Should nuvaring be used with additional birth control methods?

Condoms: Not for birth control. If you are concerned about sexually transmitted infections have your partner use a condom or use a female condom. ...Read more

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Does penicillin interfere with nuvaring (birth control)?

Does penicillin interfere with nuvaring (birth control)?

Nuvaring ?: "Nuvaring" is a progestin type of contraception, and depends on absorption of progesterone via mucus membranes in the vagina, avoiding the digestive tract as with oral bcp's. Thus is not affected for its birth control action. ...Read more

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I just recently started using the birth control method nuvaring and my discharge has become very thick an there is a lot of it, is this normal?

I just recently started using the birth control method nuvaring and my discharge has become very thick an there is a lot of it, is this normal?

Maybe: Sometimes starting hormonal contraception with cause an increase in vaginal discharge. If you have other associated symptoms such as foul odor or itching, see your doctor to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What kind of birth control should I use? I have been using the nuvaring for 3 months and i love it, but I have recently started bleeding all the time and its horrible.

What kind of birth control should I use? I have been using the nuvaring for 3 months and i love it, but I have recently started bleeding all the time and its horrible.

Personal choice: There are several methods that you and our partner need to discuss about with a family planning professional. The nuva ring may not be ideal in your case. ...Read more

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Why would it be that nuvaring is a good method of birth control?

Continous release: It is 99% effective in reducing pregnancy. Once the ring is vaginally inserted it works continously. ...Read more

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How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

How common is weight gain on nuvaring birth control?

Not at all: Nuvaring delivers a very low and steady amount of medication, which has never been shown to directly cause weight gain, base on many studies. Indirect effects and complications appear to be completely comparable to the more traditional birth control pill. ...Read more

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Can strattera (atomoxetine) 25mg affect my nuvaring birth control?

Can strattera (atomoxetine) 25mg affect my nuvaring birth control?

Probably not: I used an interaction checker and these two medications are not known to have adverse interactions. ...Read more

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Are nuvaring and the patch more dangerous than birth control pills?

No: The nuva ring and the patch are both forms of birth control pills with the same two hormones. The only difference is with the ring the hormones are absorbed vaginally, and with the patch through the skin. Nuva ring is quite low dose in hormones. The patch is a little higher in hormone dose. ...Read more

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I've discontinued the nuvaring since June 17th. How soon after being off birth control will I be able to conceive?

I've discontinued the nuvaring since June 17th. How soon after being off birth control will I be able to conceive?

No waiting Period: After you remove your Nuva Ring, most women can conceive even in their next cycle. Please take your prenatal vitamins and be sexually active at least 3 times a week. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Can Nuvaring be used to effectively treat acne or does the birth control need to be in pill form because of differences in doses, etc.?

Can Nuvaring be used to effectively treat acne or does the birth control need to be in pill form because of differences in doses, etc.?

No.: Nuvaring is not intended to be used as an acne treatment, and is not approved for that use. It can, as a side effect, make acne better, or worse. I've had patients tell me that their acne improved while using the Nuvaring, and others have said that their acne was worse than ever while using it. So it's totally unpredictable. Rather than roll the dice, see a dermatologist for a proper acne regimen. ...Read more

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When I take birth control it makes me nauseous and kills my libido. Is this normal? Is nuvaring a good alternative for pill birth control?

When I take birth control it makes me nauseous and kills my libido. Is this normal? Is nuvaring a good alternative for pill birth control?

Maybe: Some women do report a loss of libido or nausea with birth-control pills. Nuvaring might be a worth exploring. . You might also try a different pill. There a many different pills that have different ingredients. Some women tolerate one pill better than another. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I refuse to.Use anything foreign to my body (nuvaring' IUD dive cup) or anything of the sort for a form of birth control doctors still reommend them.

Difficult issue: If you exclude the available forms of contraception you may be out of luck. They do make "natural" condoms using various tissues of sheep or other sources. These represent material that is not synthetic, but you may decide it is also foreign. ...Read more

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I have been using nuvaring as birth control for the last 2+ years. My husband and I have decided to try to get pregnant. Can I get pregnant the during the first cycle that I remove the nuvaring or will it take some time for my cycle to adjust?

I have been using nuvaring as birth control for the last 2+ years. My husband and I have decided to try to get pregnant. Can I get pregnant the during the first cycle that I remove the nuvaring or will it take some time for my cycle to adjust?

Maybe/not: The ring, like the pill, prevents pregnancy by providing hormones in your blood that prevent egg release. After the ring has been out for a few days your system re-sets to its baseline fertility. That said, the cited average wait for a desired pregnancy is 6 mo with a range of weeks to a year. ...Read more

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Contraception (Definition)

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Loss of side vision is the same as loss of peripheral vision. In other words, central "eye chart" vision is normal but there is a loss of peripheral vision due to either a retinal problem or a neurological problem. Retinal detachment, hereditary dystrophies or stroke are some causes of ...Read more