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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
Hi, my gf started using triphasil (1month). its the first time on this. She hast been feeling well lately. A dr didn't subscribe it to her. She went to the chemist to ask about contraceptives, and they said she must use this. Must she see a Dr?
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
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
Could taking two of my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pills on the same day cause an overdose?
Is triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) discontinued or no? I read a review for it that had the date June of this year
I've picked up 5kg in 2months after using triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). How can I lose this excess weight? Should I change my pill or what can I do with my diet
Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) does not have red pills. How am I supposed to take them?
7 days drug free: Triphasil-21 is a birth control package that comes with only 21 hormone containing pills. The package does not contain the red (placebo) tablets. Once you have finished the 21 consecutive days, you take 7 days off of the medication. Next, you begin a brand new 21 day package starting on the 8th day after your last pill from the previous package. ...Read more
I took triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) a day earlier (the day before bleeding) how do I go back to the normal day schedule?
Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) oops!: Just wait until after your period starts and then restart on the desired day. ...Read more
I would like to know how to stop breakthrough bleeding on Triphasil pill. I am in the yellow part of active pills and bleeding for 9 days now. GP afvice taking 3 ative pills daily for 2 days, but I am still flowing. Please advise something to help.
I am on triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and I take lecithin, will it affect the pill?
Is it okay to switch from Yaz generic Vestura to Triphasil generic Trivora mid cycle for perimenopause? I read conflicting answers but feel nauseous.
Not a good idea: Generic yaz and generic triphasil have the same estrogen component, but different dose regimens of it and completely different progestin components in them. Based on the impact that birth control pills can have on the body's water balance and blood clotting system, it is not a good idea to switch from yaz to triphasil mid cycle. ...Read more
If I have been taking triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pill incorrectly and its only my first month - will I fall pregnant? And should I test?
Imissed pills?: Get checked if you have missed a cycle. I am not sure what you mean by taking pills incorrectly? If you missed pills, get checked. ...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
Can you have sex when switching from Trigestrel to Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?
I am on triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) and I drink vital lecithin. Can this affect the pill?
Lecithin on the pill:
Lecithin is estrogenic and will potentially
increase side effects of the pill. It will not, however, affect the efficacy. ...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
I have taken my triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) correctly for past 2 weeks took one Friday before sex but missed placed it and haven't taken anymore can I get pregnant?
No: Need to start it within the first 5 days of your period. ...Read more
How do I know that I'm not pregnant whilst on the triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) pill?
Pregnancy test....: Many women have scant or light periods on birth control pills. Some women have no periods at all! You may want to reassure yourself by taking a home pregnancy test - especially if you have missed any pills or taken them late. See your health care provider if you are concerned. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more
Triphasil (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) side effects out of the blue. Could I have pregnancy symptoms?
Certainly: You can always be pregnant, even if you are taking ocps. Take a test, they are very accurate. ...Read more
Is it a good idea to change from Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to triphasil bcz I want a proper period?
Sure: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is designed to make your period lighter and shorter. If you want to have a heavier and longer cycle, for whatever reason, switching to a traditional birth control pill would certainly be an option. There is no health benefit though to having a longer and heavier period. ...Read more