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Does cod liver oil effect birth control pills?

Does cod liver oil effect birth control pills?

No: Cod liver oil contains high levels of vitamin A and vitamin D. Is there a reason to believe that you are deficient in those?? Do you liv above the Arctic Circle?? Or work at the South Pole station?? Or do you have lupus where you really should have very limited sun exposure? Just eat a good varied diet and you should get more than enough A and D. And NO, it should not affect BCP absorption! ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Can birth control pills cause liver fibrosis?

Can birth control pills cause liver fibrosis?

Possible: There has been some association between long term use of birth control and liver tumors found recently. Talk with you gym and primary care about this. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft affect birth control (yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill in particular)?

Does Zoloft affect birth control (yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill in particular)?

No: There no interactions between these 2 drugs, means you may take both of them . Good thing - you are trying to make sure. Safety- first! ...Read more

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Experienced hairloss/thinning & cystic acne. Taking ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & spironolactone 25mg. Acne under control not thinning. Can i switch vitex for ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Experienced hairloss/thinning & cystic acne. Taking ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & spironolactone 25mg. Acne under control not thinning. Can i switch vitex for ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

NO: Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill which helps acne. Vitex is of no value ; is sold with false claims to take advantage of people: it will do nothing for acne ; it will not prevent pregnancy. The usual dose of spironolactone for acne is 50- 100 mg, sometimes 200mg. You will see improvement after 3 menst periods. Hair loss might improve with larger dose of spironolactone. See a dermatologist for help w. ...Read more

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Can duromine and yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) case weight gain?

Can duromine and yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) case weight gain?

Weight gain: Duromine is designed for weight loss. Weight gain is not listed as a potential side effect for duromine. Weight gain is a potential side effect for yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). ...Read more

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Does duromine affect the contraceptive pill which i'm on? I'm on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)

Does duromine affect the contraceptive pill which i'm on? I'm on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)

Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & Duromine: Anecdotally, these two drugs have been touted on the blogs as "the best combination for weight loss, " but appetite suppressant Phentermine marketed as duromine and ionamin, (phentermine) was officially withdrawn in britain by the european commission. This addictive drug, which is similar to amphetamine or speed, is linked to heart palpitations and high blood pressure and could cause damage to heart valves...... ...Read more

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Is the Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill dangerous?

Is the Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill dangerous?

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) Birth Control: All birth control pills will have some side effects and some will have side effects that are more serious than others. Still, the side effects are related to the type of hormone in each pill, Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) may have great support for patients with pcos or similar conditions. Controlling those effects may be more worthwhile than the risks to the pills. Your doctor should discuss each of these options. ...Read more

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Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive pill good for excessive hair growth?

Yes: It's a good choice for that purpose; but using ocp for hair is only trial and error to find the one that works best. ...Read more

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Why does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) cause acne in many women including me?

Why does bcp yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) cause acne in many women including me?

Atypical : That is not very typical so there is not going to be a good scientific explanation. Most get better. Perhaps your acne is worse for other reasons. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and heavily spotting 2 weeks now?

Breakthru bleeding: Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).Html for info on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). As w/all hormonal birth control products, breakthrough bleeding is expected during first several months of use. If this continues past 3 months, talk to your doctor. Of course, if you feel lightheaded, weak, woozy, dizzy, faint, etc, don't wait for 3 months: go see your doc immediately! as always, take pill as directed eg daily at same time. ...Read more

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Im taking Zoloft (sertraline) 75, can it cause liver enzymes higher?

Im taking Zoloft (sertraline) 75, can it cause liver enzymes higher?

Transaminases: can go up a bit. If your bilirubin is up or your albumen drops you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Should i take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive pill for excessive hair growth?

No: At your 44 years of age i would be cautious and speak in detail with your physician prior to going on an oral contraceptive pill such as yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for excessive hair growth. There are other medications that may be as helpful but less risk prone. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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