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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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


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Please describe the medication: yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Please describe the medication: yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that contains the ingredients ethinyl Estradiol as the estrogen component and drosperinone as the progestational component. It comes packaged in a 28 day pack where 21 tablets contain the active ingredients and 7 tablets are inert. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.

Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.

No oral: Contraceptive for boys. It would be a bad idea to give oral contraceptive to a boy and it is likely to make acne worse any way. If the acne is bad, please see a doctor. If you are a first year student, talk to a dermatologist at your school. ...Read more

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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab Nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
5 Min, 4x day for 1 Weeks
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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Should I worry about being prego? I'm on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bc. 3 weeks ago I had sex and also used withdraw.. I get my period this week, what should I expect? Ty

Should I worry about being prego? I'm on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bc. 3 weeks ago I had sex and also used withdraw.. I get my period this week, what should I expect? Ty

Low risk: No combination of methods is 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. The risk of pregnancy on Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is 3-5% per year of unprotected intercourse. Adding the withdraw method decreases that slightly. So your risk is low but not zero. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Contraception advice needed? How effective is yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Will i still ovulate while using it?

Contraception advice needed? How effective is yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Will i still ovulate while using it?

99%: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is no more or less effective than other oral contraceptives. With perfect use, this approaches 99%. You will still have normal monthly cycles if you take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as directed. ...Read more

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Would taking butalbital cause yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) not to work properly?

Would taking butalbital cause yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) not to work properly?

Yes: Butalbital & yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) interact such that you may lose seizure control as well as effective contraception; therefore, use an alternate form of birth control or ask your doc to prescribe something other than butalbital, . ...Read more