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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 didnt 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 ›
Change in oral bcp's: If the "change" was to take "Yaz" active pills on day five, six or seven after stopping Triphasil, you may be OK, and some period bleeding will occur after you stop the active Yaz pills. If you just stopped the Triphasil, and it was after a week from stopping that you took the first Yaz pill, you may have ovulated and could be pregnant. Get a serum HCG test to be sure. ...Read more
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
Is it normal to have severe period pains a week before your period is due. I am on Triphasil and was on a antibiotic as well.
Pain lasted 2days?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If this happens every month it could be related to your period. If this is a one time thing then other causes should be considered ...Read more
Good day, I need advise, I have been using triphasil BC for the past 9 days, started on the 3rd of my periods, how would I know if i'm protected from pregnancy? How long does it take to be fully protected?
Protected: If you started in on the 3rd day of your period then you are protected. ...Read more