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Is triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) discontinued or no? I read a review for it that had the date June of this year
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
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
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
Ocp effectiveness.: To be absolutely safe, one month.Get a more detailed answer ›
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