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Dr. Kenneth Stoller
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Oxytocin (Definition)

Brings on or strengthens labor contractions during childbirth. Also used to ...Read more


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Will accolate (zafirlukast) effect my birth control pills?

Will accolate (zafirlukast) effect my birth control pills?

No: To my knowledge there is no need to use alternate birth control if you take Accolate (zafirlukast) while taking the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Possibly: Birth control pills have a hormonal component to them, thus potentially affecting your emotions. Cessation of a birth control pill can potentially better your emotional state. Always speak with your doctor before stopping any medications. ...Read more

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Is necon 1/35 effective birth control?

Is necon 1/35 effective birth control?

If taken properly: I never use that pill in my pts, I use a lower dose of estroegn anywhere form 10-25 mcg which is safer that pill has 35 mcg which may or may not be better for you. ...Read more

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What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

No: birth control pills or injection will cause cyclic wt gain and not to affect you in the long run if you exercise and eat right unless you have hormone imbalance or endocrine problems. hope you find the best choce for your family planning. ...Read more

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Could birth control help regulate hormones in women?

Could birth control help regulate hormones in women?

Yes!: If a woman wants to regulate her (irregular) menstrual cycle for whatever reason, hormonal birth control is the perfect means to do so. Obviously, spermacidal, mechanical & barrier methods would not have any effect on female hormones. ...Read more

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What bioidentical hormones are in birth control pills?

What bioidentical hormones are in birth control pills?

Estradiol Valerate: Presently, there are no BI contraceptive pills available in the US. Bayer Schering has developed and submitted QLAIRA® (estradiol valerate/dienogest) to the FDA as a "natural" contraceptive and the first in a "New Class" of OCPs. It is patent pending. Qlaira® delivers 17?-estradiol (E2) plus dienogest (DNG) in a 26/2 regimen. It is available in the UK, is well-tolerated + with good reviews. ...Read more

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Is birth control dangerous?

It all depends: Different birth control methods have different safety profiles. It depends on a individual woman's medical circumstances. ...Read more

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Can birth control decrease sex drive?

Can birth control decrease sex drive?

Sure: Lots of medications effect sex drive. A large contributor to sex drive is hormone levels/fluctuations. Birth control pills are hormones and thus can effect sex drive. ...Read more

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How can birth control decrease estrogen?

Generally: Bcp's contain estrogen, at much higher than normal levels. Other methods of birth control don't affect estrogen levels. ...Read more

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What are the means by which birth control pills help control high testerone levels?

Ovarian suppression: Testosterone in females usually comes from the ovaries. As you take a birth control pill it turns off your ovaries, thereby also turning off the production of testosterone. ...Read more

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Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Which birth control method stops the menstrual cycle?

Shot+: The Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot along with certain hormonal IUD's and implantable methods all can minimize or eliminate withdrawal "period" bleeding. ...Read more

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What hormones control a man's emotions?

What hormones control a man's emotions?

Serotonin: We think serotonin is the primary mood hormone in the brain. Mood disorders are frequently related to some imbalance between serotonin and dopamine. Low testosterone can also have an effect but it is usually experienced as fatigue and lack of motivation. ...Read more

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Effectiveness of cervadil vs pitocin (oxytocin) induction?

Effectiveness of cervadil vs pitocin (oxytocin) induction?

Depends on cervix: Before induction your current cervical exam is used as a determinant for which mode of induction. Cervidil is most likely used when the cervix is less soft, dilated, and effaced (thinned out), and more posterior, as it increases prostaglandins release to stimulate dilation, thinning and softening. Those who are already dilated and effaced benefit more from pitocin (oxytocin). ...Read more

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Is the birth control shots more effective than birth control pills?

Usually...: But it is due to compliance. If you take the shot every 3 months you are more likely covered than if you take your pill 88/90 days. There are side effects for both and you and your doctor should consider those carefully when you make your decision. ...Read more

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Would taking two birth control pills to spike progesterone prevent ovulation?

I'm confused...: No birth control pill in the world contains progesterone, they all have synthetic progestins. I have never heard of "spiking progesterone" with bcp - is that what you are asking? If so, don't do it, it doesn't make sense, especially before ovulation. "extra" Progesterone should never be started until 3-5 days after ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pitocin (Definition)

Pitocin is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more