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Ovrette Single Phase Contraceptive
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
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
Does isotretinoin interfere with birth control pills (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Is another contraception method recommended while on it?
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
Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?
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
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
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
What's the mini progestin pill Micronor? Is that in a combination pill pack like Trisprintec (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?
Less risk: of clots, cardiovacular events and breast disease: however, side effects include. bleeding, cramping, headches and more. ...Read more
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
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
Is there a type of birth control pill that doesn't prevent implantation? (Just ovulation/fertilization?) Thanks
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