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What will you feel when you start tri-sprintec birth control?

What will you feel when you start tri-sprintec birth control?

Your dco should: Have gone over this with you, about possible side effects like I do with all of my pts i put on pills, i never use that pill, I do not like generic pills and at your age you should be on the lowest dose pill if possible as it is much safer , my #1 pill is loloestrin- only 10mcg estrogen so less chance blood clot , etc and if u dont want kids anymore i would offer u an in office tubal takes 5 min. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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With tri-sprintec birth control, is it a bad idea to take other types of medication?

With tri-sprintec birth control, is it a bad idea to take other types of medication?

Not necessrily: Usually birth control pills do not interact with other types of medications. But people on anti-seizure medications, antibiotics, and certain other drugs can effect how well the birth control pill works. You should discuss the interactions of medications with your personal physician. ...Read more

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I'm on Tri-Sprintec birth control & I've been feeling sick & tired. I got through Week 1 and Im on Week 2 day three. Should I switch to something else?

I'm on Tri-Sprintec birth control & I've been feeling sick & tired. I got through Week 1 and Im on Week 2 day three. Should I switch to something else?

Not yet: If you are just starting on the pill it is not unusual to have these sort of symptoms at the beginning but they will usually pass as your body adjusts. If you have been on the pill before this with no problems then you need to consider other explanations. ...Read more

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Could i start taking tri sprintec birth control pills in the middle of my cycle?

Could i start taking tri sprintec birth control pills in the middle of my cycle?

No: U have to waut till the 1st day of your period or the sunday after your period starts. ...Read more

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I'm on tri sprintec birth control and recently started taking c l a supplements for weight loss, will this affect my birth control?

I'm on tri sprintec birth control and recently started taking c l a supplements for weight loss, will this affect my birth control?

Probably not: But who knows what's in the supplement, no matter what it states on the label. By the way, it's a waste of your money and the only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Learn to eat properly amd exercise for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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How many days do you have to take tri-sprintec (birth control pill) before its active and you no longer have to use condoms? Been taking it 11 days...

How many days do you have to take tri-sprintec (birth control pill) before its active and you no longer have to use condoms? Been taking it 11 days...

At least a cycle: With any bcp you should use additional protection for at least one month. After that time, you can be more confident in the contraceptive effect but i would still recommend using condoms to protect against sexually transmitted diseases. The birth control pill cannot protect you from sexually transmitted infections including hiv. Hpv. Also recommend hpv vaccine series. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Sprintec (Definition)

Ethinyl Estradiol and norgestimate a combination drug that contains female hormones that prevent ...Read more