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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

Is contraceptive injection or contraceptive pill better?

That is up to: You, please make an appt to see your gyn and discuss with your gyn and if you are still ovulating at your age you may want to consider in office essure tubal, easy takes 5 minutes in my office , no cutting , covered by insurance, u are awake, miss 1/2 day of work , is permanent though. ...Read more

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Is amenorrhea common when using the oral contraceptive micronor (norethindrone)?

Is amenorrhea common when using the oral contraceptive micronor (norethindrone)?

Less than 5%: In patients on combined hormonal contraception, amenorrhea may occur in less than 5% of patients and is no cause of alarm. Micronor (norethindrone) is a progestin only pill and can also cause a lack of bleeding due to suppression of the uterine lining. As long as a pregnancy test is negative, there should be no further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?

Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?

No: No, Isotretinoin does not interfere with your birth contrl pills. In fact you should stay on the birth control pills while on Isotretinoin due to risk of birth defects. An alternative might be the patch if you are looking for a change. ...Read more

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Is luteal phase after emergency contraception also 14 days?

Is luteal phase after emergency contraception also 14 days?

Not always: Since the emergency contraception pill works to delay ovulation, it can throw off your luteal phase. Your next period could be early, late, or a just a little different in quality. Even having said that, you should check a pregnancy test if you are late for your period. ...Read more

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What the contraceptive pills dose not contain desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) ?

What the contraceptive pills dose not contain desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) ?

Desogen=Desogestrel: These pills contain Desogestrel (Desogen): APRI, CAZIANT, CESIA, CYCLESSA, DESOGEN, (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) MIRCETTE, ORTHO-CEPT, RECLIPSEN, SOLIA, & VELIVET. Other Birth-control pills use a different ingredient. However, ask your pharmacist to be sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How effective of a contraceptive is lo loestrin Fe?

How effective of a contraceptive is lo loestrin Fe?

Very effective: very important that it be taken daily. preferably at the same time each day If you forget to take pill for one day, you can take 2 pills on next day to catch up ...Read more

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Is the mirena (levonorgestrel) a good form of contraceptivon I've?

Is the mirena (levonorgestrel) a good form of contraceptivon I've?

Yes: It is a good form of contraception, especially if you have irregular periods since it does have some hormone that it releases and can help to regulate your periods. The insertion is a little uncomfortable, but after you have it placed, you can keep it there for up to 5 years before needing to replace it. ...Read more

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Is the birth control Gildess FE 1/20 known for early periods?

Is the birth control Gildess FE 1/20 known for early periods?

Need more info: What do you mean by early? Having a period while still on active pills and not the pills on the fourth week? and how long have you been on it? If you just started taking it you could have irregular bleeding for a while. And even if you have been on it for months or years you could have a break through bleed outside of your periods. Both are considered normal. Make sure you aren‘t pregnant, however ...Read more

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What are advantages of using the combined contraceptive pill over emergency contraception?

What are advantages of using the combined contraceptive pill over emergency contraception?

It works better: Emergency contraception is for emergencies. It can only be used once a month effectively. It also isn't as effective as a regular pill at preventing pregnancy. It shouldn't be used for contraception. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a progestin only oral contraceptive over a combined oral contraceptive?

Less risk: of clots, cardiovacular events and breast disease: however, side effects include. bleeding, cramping, headches and more. ...Read more

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What oral contraceptive requires 2 pills per day?

Don't know any: Not sure of any "daily use" pills that use a 2 pill a day dosing, although it might be recommended by a doctor for a specific reason in a special case. ...Read more

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Is advisable a woman with takayasu's arteritis takes birth control pills with Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol?

Probably not: Hormonal birth control pills have been associated with venous thrombosis. No data with Takayasu but may be advisable to use copper IUD Ask your OB-GYN. It seems using meds associated with venous thrombosis is not a good idea in patients with arterial disorders. ...Read more

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Does Diflucan 150mg (for a yeast infection) affect the effectiveness of progestin only birth control pill (mini pill)?

Does Diflucan 150mg (for a yeast infection) affect the effectiveness of progestin only birth control pill (mini pill)?

Probably not: Fluconazole (Diflucan) is not known to have any such affect. Indeed, the whole business about antibiotics and hormonal contraception is mostly an urban myth. The vast majority of antibiotics, taken for short courses (under 2 weeks) in the usual doses, have no effect at all. Virtually nobody ever gets pregnant on account of taking antibiotics. Don't worry about it! ...Read more

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Does 100 mg of topomax a day interfere with the birth control ortho novum 7/7/7?

Does 100 mg of topomax a day interfere with the birth control ortho novum 7/7/7?

Can: Topomax (topiramate) may decrease the serum concentration of contraceptives (estrogens) and contraceptive failure is possible, particularly at higher topiramate doses (i.e., 200mg/day or greater). At 100 mg of topmax, recommend at least 50 mcg of ethinyl estradiol. A non-hormonal form of contraception should be considered if a greater certainty of pregnancy prevention is desired. ...Read more

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Is there a type of birth control pill that doesn't prevent implantation? (Just ovulation/fertilization?) Thanks

Is there a type of birth control pill that doesn't prevent implantation? (Just ovulation/fertilization?) Thanks

Basic Pill: The basic "pill" or OCP works by tricking your body into believing it is pregnant so no ovulation occurs. If you don't ovulate, you can't get pregnant.The implantation preventives are agents like the morning after pills and the IUD. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Burkman
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Norgestrel (Definition)

Norgestrel is a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone, and is used in different birth control methods, including birth control pills, the ...Read more


Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Ovrette (Definition)

Ovrette is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more