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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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Taking Yaz/Vestura for 2 weeks for perimenopause. Mood is better but makes me nauseous.In my 30s I took Triphasil-would this work for perimenopause?

Taking Yaz/Vestura for 2 weeks for perimenopause. Mood is better but makes me nauseous.In my 30s I took Triphasil-would this work for perimenopause?

Dose change needed: nausea is a common side effect of using a birth control pill that has too much estrogen. To help with your symptoms, it would be better to switch to a method with lower estrogen content, a triphasic as you asked about would be appropriate as long as you are healthy and do not have any history of migraines with aura. do not smoke while you are using this method. ...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

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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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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

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Triphasil (Definition)

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Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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