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Tri Sprintec Skipping Period
Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo, macrobid, missed period, negative pregnancy test, continue birth control,?
I'm on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control. Can i skip my period this month by skipping the placebo pills?
Yes: This will usually work just fine but don't do it too often or you will get break thru bleeding. ...Read more
On Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill skipped period but got period 2weeks later on white pills. Why?
Missed pills?: Bleeding usually occurs when the hormonal levels drop. Theoretically, if you take the pills at the same time everyday and never miss a pill, your hormone levels should stay the same and so you should not bleed. But in reality, there is a standard distribution of people in the population for whom 'normal' does not apply and there is variability. ...Read more
Totally normal: Assuming you have not missed any pills and could be pregnant, but with loloestrin the low dose of the hormone can make you miss your periods which is fine and great choice at your age as u should be on the lowest dose combo pill which is loloestrin and if u do not want any more children an in office essure tubal is the way to go, easy, takes 5 minutes my pts are awake, covered by insurance. ...Read more
Brown discharge is : Usually old, deoxygenated blood. Spotting in not uncommon on oral contraceptives. ...Read more
Perfect user of ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo missed period this month, didn't have sex this month. How does bc make u miss a period?
Switched from Tri-Estarylla to Microgestin birth control pills. No period last month and light 3 day period this month. Normal?
How do I skip my placebo week on a tri phasic bcp (Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo)? If I skip the placebos will I still be protected from pregnancy?
Started new brand of birth control pills a day after taking last active pill of my old brand, skipping placebo week n period. Amprotected immediately?
Off Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) BC 4 weeks. Had protected sex week after "pill period". Missed period (due today). Tender breasts & lower back. Pregnant/withdrawal from pill?
Can I skip the last week of my estrostep (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) fe birth control pills?
Missed last active pill in birth control pack. Started new pack as normal after the inactive pills. Period was normal. Took Plan B . Pregnant?
Does skipping placebo pills to skip a period & starting a new pack of BC lower effectiveness of the pill? No pills missed. Just skipped placebos.
I'm taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo started 9 days befor period, startd bleeding on active pills on day of my period, 6 days now what happns if I stop pill?
Taking ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo. Last month missed 3 pills, had withdrawal for 3weeks. This month I have light bleeding still on last week. Is this normal?
Yes: If you miss pills you can expect your period to be abnormal while you get back on track. Keep taking your pills and use a back-up method of contraception while they get back to normal. Many of my patients set an alarm in their phone to help them remember. Perhaps this would work for you. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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