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Does anyone take ovcon 35?

Does anyone take ovcon 35?

Yes: Quite a few patients do. Standard estrogen dosage for oral contraceptive pills (ocp aka birth control pills) is about 35 micrograms (mcg). Low-dose pills can have as low as 20 mcg. Less estrogen means less side effects (breast tenderness, nausea, etc) but you may have a higher risk of having spotting or bleeding when you shouldn't. It's a balance that physicians are looking for. ...Read more

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Side effects of ovcon-35?

Side effects of ovcon-35?

Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding.... ...Read more

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Does anyone take ovcon 35?

Yes: Quite a few patients do. Standard estrogen dosage for oral contraceptive pills (ocp aka birth control pills) is about 35 micrograms (mcg). Low-dose pills can have as low as 20 mcg. Less estrogen means less side effects (breast tenderness, nausea, etc) but you may have a higher risk of having spotting or bleeding when you shouldn't. It's a balance that physicians are looking for. ...Read more

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How does ovcon-35 compare to other pills?

How does ovcon-35 compare to other pills?

Ask you doc...: Ovcon-35 contains 21 pills of Norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol. This combinationhas been used in a long list of pills for many years. The "35" refers to the estrogen dose. Higher and lower estrogen doses are available. Noethindrone is an "older" progesterone. Newer pills contain different types of progesterone and each has pros and cons. Pills with 24 active instead of 21 are available. ...Read more

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Side effects of ovcon-35?

Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding.... ...Read more

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Is anyone out there taking the birth control pill ovcon 35?

Is anyone out there taking the birth control pill ovcon 35?

Ovcon 35: There are women on Ovcon 35, but not as many since we generally use lower dose pills for new start patients. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to lose 35 pounds?

Any suggestions on how to lose 35 pounds?

A rate of 1 to 2 lbs: Per week is reasonable for most people. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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Wat are the chances of pregnanancy after the age of 35?

Wat are the chances of pregnanancy after the age of 35?

Still good: Conception may be slightly more difficult after 35, but still very possible. Would recommend discussion with your ob/gyn regarding monitoring for genetic issues/birth defects as chances increase slightly after 35 and go up with each year after that. However, it is not uncommon at all for someone over 35 to conceive. Best of luck! ...Read more