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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


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Im on contraception pills (triphasil) and ovulate, is this normal?

Im on contraception pills (triphasil) and ovulate, is this normal?

No: If ovulation has been documented by testing(serum progesterone) and you are taking triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) every day at the same time each day, no it is not normal. It might be time for a "pinch hitter"(another pill type) as triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) may not be "stepping up to the plate" for you. Ask your md for advice. ...Read more

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Im on birth control pills (triphasil) and think I ovulate, is this normal?

Im on birth control pills (triphasil) and think I ovulate, is this normal?

No: If you are taking the pill every day at the same time each day, it is unlikely that you are ovulating as the pill suppresses ovulation. ...Read more

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How do I change from triphasil to yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? At which pil should I stop triphasil and start yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?Would i be unprotected if i change...

How do I change from triphasil to yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? At which pil should I stop triphasil and start yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?Would i be unprotected if i change...

With month: Best way is to finish the triphasil and have your period and then begin the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) when you would have started your new triphasil pack. Should be safe, but with any new medicine i would use a secondary form of bc until you see how your body reacts to the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). ...Read more

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I had my period last week. this morning I've had a weird feeling in my abdominal area as if I'm going on my periods again. I'm on triphasil.

 I had my period last week. this morning I've had a weird feeling in my abdominal area as if I'm going on my periods again. I'm on triphasil.

Monitor: It is hard to know what this weird feeling in your stomach might be. Consider monitoring it to see if it increases or resolves. You can also see if any other symptoms arise that might indicate a cause for concern. If so see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more

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By taking triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) does it affect our skin?

By taking triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) does it affect our skin?

Yes: Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birthcontrol pills like all combination ocps suppress ovarian function and decrease hormonal stimulation to all receptors including skin therefore can decrease acne and cause dryer skin. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) to work?

How long does it take for a triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) to work?

Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): If you mean the birth control pill, you want to use condoms during the first cycle, and as of the second pack you can expect full protection from getting pregnant. ...Read more

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I accidentlly took two of my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills on the same day. Problem?

I accidentlly took two of my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills on the same day. Problem?

No: The only problem with taking two pills in one day is the small chance of nausea. Keep taking the pill pack as you normally would, and you'll finish one day early before your scheduled 7 day menstrual period -- in this case, however, it'll be 8 days and then you'll start another pill pack. ...Read more

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Could taking two of my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills on the same day cause an overdose?

Could taking two of my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills on the same day cause an overdose?

No: If you missed the dose the day before, it is actually recommended you take both with the next dose or as soon as you remember. The only side effect may be nausea with the increased dose. Missing dose repeatedly may lead to pregnancy or irregular bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Triphasil (Definition)

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


Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more