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Ovrette Single Phase Contraceptive
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
Now that im single should I stop taking the contraceptive pill and have a break as I have been on it for about 8 years.
I had a single dose of diarrhoea 1 hour after taking an active contraceptive pill (which was also taken 45 minutes late). Am i protected?
I want to try using injectable contraceptive. i'm single and hasn't given birth?is it safe? and is it available in qatar? coz im planning to work der
Safe in the U.S.: Injectable contraceptives (such as DepoProvera) are safe in the US and in other developed countries where women have excellent access to health care and are not discriminated against. Medications and procedures are likely LESS safe in countries where women are not fully free to do what they need to do (whenever they need to), see who they need to see, and use whatever medication they need to use. ...Read more
I'm taking the phasing contraceptive pill Logynon- wanted to delay my period so I started taking a new pack but you're not supposed to- what do I do?
I am taking the contraceptive pill levest 150/30, its a mono phasic 21 day pill. I finished my pack yesterday and began another one today, taking two packs back to back to avoid my period for this week. However my boyfriend said he will worry because with
No worries: There is no problem with taking two 21-day packs of birth control pills back to back in order to miss your period once in a while. There is no reason for concern, this will not affect the effectiveness of your birth control. You should be able to do this 2-3 times a year without problems. Avoid missing two periods in a row (i.e. don't take 3 packs back to back. Enjoy this month off. ...Read more
Morning after pill: To get the same dose of progestin for a morning after pill, 2 pills won't do it. Usually the dose for a morning after pill using progestin only pills takes a whole pack. An example is 40 pills of ovrette has the same dose as Levonorgestrel tablets, plan b, or next choice. ...Read more
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