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Low ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) 35 mcg: That is one of the highest ones, i almost never use that pill only in rare circumsatnces , almost all of my pts are on 20 or 10 mcg estrogen , those work well and are much safer as far as side effects, my #1 pill i prescribe is loloestrin , if it is not that pill just punch it up on the internet to see. ...Read more
Am taking(ovral*g)Rx Norgestrel&Ethinyloestradiol for gynaecological use.it is 3months course .is it ok if i will take it for 1month?
Take as prescribed: Talk to your doctor about why it was prescribed for 3 months and what will happen if you only take it for 1 month. Don't stop the medication without consulting your doctor first. ...Read more
Ovral allergy: Lo/Ovral-28 (norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/ovral-side-effects.html ...Read more
Can the lo/ovral birth control pills make you gain weight ? I was percribed them but i don't want to gain weight , im already big .
After a break of one month i want to start contraceptive pill ovral-l again, I have not received my periods this month. Can i start again?
Pregnancy test 1st: You can restart the pill but get a pregnancy test before your start especially if you were sexually active. After that you can start right away. Be sure to use a back up method or refrain from sex for one week. If using condoms during this week and one breaks then take Plan B (emergency contraception) right away. ...Read more
I can tell that i still ovulate on the pill (ovral). I get a low fever (~99.1) & change in discharge . Is this normal and nothing to worry about?
Not diagnostic: Minor temperature fluctuation and discharge do not confirm that you are ovulating, which is not terribly common on the pill. You'd need to talk with your doctor though; if you are ovulating you are at risk to get pregnant. ...Read more
I'm newlymarried,I have follicular cyst 2.8x2.4cms doc prescrib OVRAL L tab todissolve.is it gud to the pills or it makes any issue for my first birth?
Prevent egg release: Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) and all birth control pills contain hormones that prevent ovulation (release of egg by your ovary). They also cause the mucous in your cervix (the opening to uterus or womb) thicker which make it hard for sperm to enter. It thins the lining of the uterus which makes it an unpleasant environment for a fertilized egg. ...Read more
Whether sex can be done while taking dose of ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) g for 21 days?
I recently started taking ovral and noticed that my breast milk production has decreased. what will happen if I stop taking ovral 28 pill??
I was supposed to get my periods on the 30th october last friday;and I drank ovral(white ones)to delay since I was supposed to spend the weekend with my boyfriend. But now I didn't get them until now;I had unprotected sex on the 1st of november and now am
Confused!: Firstly, if your menses was due on the 30th and you had sex two days later, on the 1st, you are not at risk for pregnancy because the timing of the cycle is wrong. Secondly, if I understand correctly, you did not have unprotected sex because you took Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) OCP over the weekend to delay starting your period, correct? So if your question is about possibility of pregnancy, the answer is unlikely. ...Read more
Sure: Still works and tolerated well by many. ...Read more
I have been using ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) g for 20 days. How long will the side effect last if I stop the medicine. ?
Been getting reoccurring yeast infection (8 wks), could it be due to my higher dose birth control (min ovral)? Ive been on it since feb.
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
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