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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
See below: This is simple an allergy to the progestogen norgestrel ...Read more
No and yes: Levonorgestrel and dextronorgestrel are equal components of norgestrol. Levonorgestrel is the active form the dextronorgestrel is inactive as far as the human body is concerned. So while you might think double the dose of norgestrol would be equal to a single dose of levonorgestrel, many products just list the amount of norgestrol in terms of the amount of the active (levonorgestrel) component. ...Read more
Levonrogestrel: No, they are not. Norgestrel contains both levo and dextro norgestrel so they are not equivalent. ...Read more
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?
Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel):
Should not be an issue but many doctors don't feel comfortable with that.
Please contact your primary doctor about this. If she/he says it is OK, go ahead. If not, don't take Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel). ...Read more
Sure: Still works and tolerated well by many. ...Read more
I have polycystic ovary syndrome/i'm starting tomorrow my treatment (metformin+norgestrel).Any suggestion?
What to do if I have menorrhagia n m 14 so doc suggested to take norgestrel and ethinylestradiol tablets once in a day?
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...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.?
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
Yes: Yes, as long as you don't smoke and don't have any serious heart or blood vessels problems or severe migraines. There are many benefits to long term birth control pill use, including decreased risk of ovarian and uterine cancer, benign ovarian cysts, heavy periods. Overall it is better for your health to be on birth control pills than not to be on them. ...Read more
Lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) side effect:
Nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach cramping/bloating, dizziness, vaginal discomfort/irritation, increased vaginal fluids, or breast tenderness/enlargement.
Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use. ...Read more
I was using ovral, (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) swithced to diane but bleeding now for 3 weeks non stop. Any help?
What are some of your side effects while on lo ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) vs ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?
Can be the same: Lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 35 mcg estrogen, while ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) has 50 mcg estrogen, both have the same type of estrogen and progesterone. Anyone can have side effects with any type of bc pill, but I do not have any patients on ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) and only a few on lo-ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) as I use much lower dose pills in almost all of my patients. Almost all of mine are using a 25 or 20 or 10 mcg estrogen pill. ...Read more
Yes: It has been in use for many, many years. It is a much hu=igher dose of hormones than many of the newer ons. ...Read more
I've been taking ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) g for 4 months now and since I've been on it I haven't had a period. Is that normal?
Hi am confuse my doctor said I have menopause at an early age and I desperately need a babe so he prescribe conjugated estrogens and norgestrel please?
Am I right that it's no issue to take ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) l for regulating pcos?
Can taking ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) l just one day before the period due date help in postponing periods?
Pills: One day before your period I doubt it, however you might see a change in the number of days you bleed. ...Read more
I m diagnosed with pcod, I m prescribed ovacare forte a+b tab with uteronurm forte syrup and ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) g.Are these medicines enough to help me to ovulate?
I am taking BC pill Ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) L from 2 months but from past 5-6 days I am having some bleeding,,, in how many days this breakthrough bleed should stop??
Birth control pills: Silly as it may sound, we usually warn patients starting on birth control pills that it may take up to 3mo for their bodies to adjust to the pill. If you're still spotting after 90d, tell your doc about concerns & ask about increasing dose. ...Read more