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Doctor insights on: Tri Levlen Three Phase Contraceptive

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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I take tri-levlen birth control. Do I really have to take the fourth week?

I take tri-levlen birth control. Do I really have to take the fourth week?

No: The fourth week of, pills have no active ingredients in your birth control pill. They are there only to help you count the week until youmstartmthe next package. ...Read more

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Birth control: tri-levlen dilemma. When should I stop when ttc?

Birth control: tri-levlen dilemma. When should I stop when ttc?

Up to 1 month before: Generally, obs will tell you they want you to have a period off birth control before trying, to see if there are any problems with your period; that said, I have a 17 year old daughter who is living proof that waiting is not necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Not likely: All birth control pills work in a similar way as they all contain estrogen and progestin. Studies have shown that some women may gain few pounds when they start taking the pill but this reverses by the end of 6 months of usage. Weight gain of greater magnitude should not be blamed on the pill except in very unusual circumstances. ...Read more

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How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

How affective is levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill?

Effectiveness of BCP: Any birth control pill that is fda approved has a failure rate of less than 2%. The failures are frequently due to forgetting to take the pills two days or longer in the cycle. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?

No: Tri-levlen is a combination triphasic birth control pills that the hormone raise physiological with your body i t should not cause any wt gain. ...Read more

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Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Has anyone had severe weight gain while taking tri-levlen?

Sure, some have: Hormonal manipulations, including birth control pills can affect weight gain (or loss). Some people have had more change than they want. Check that there aren't other factors at work, e.g. Emotional eating affected by the hormonal changes of the bcp. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

I have been on tri-levlen for 10 years. After so long can you suffer from any side effects?

BCP TRILEVLEN: Bcp if taken same time, after meals will not give you any side effect of obesity , GI upset or irregular mens. ...Read more

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Could levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED (contraceptive pill) stop your period a lot?

Could levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED (contraceptive pill) stop your period a lot?

It can: Women who take the period regularly, at the same time may notice over time that when they get to the placebos (the inactive sugar pills) that they do not have a period. However if you have missed a pill, you should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill make me gain weight?

Does the levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED contraceptive pill make me gain weight?

No: Although weight gain is a very common reason women give for stopping birth control pills, scientific evidence shows that there is no weight gain associated with most types of contraception with the exception of the Depo-Provera shot. Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) is good birth control pill choice. You will need to continue to watch your dietary intake and exercise every day to maintain a healthy body weight. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|levonorgestrel is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more


Tri Levlen (Definition)

Tri-Levlen is a three phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more