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Doctor insights on: Yaz Breastfeeding

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Can breast feeding women take yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Probably : Hormonal birth control might affect milk supply, so it's best to use a non-hormone method, like a copper iud. Birth control that doesn't have estrogen, like Nexplanon implants or the mini pill, is probably better than a regular pill like yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If you start on birth control with hormones, keep track of how much milk you are making, and consider another method if it decreases. ...Read more

Dr. Clarence Grim
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while breastfeeding?

Estrogen: Estrogens can help or hurt, even when properly used! if it is not good in pregnancy (as this get's an "x" rating there), it's probably not good when breast feeding. ...Read more

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How is beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control taking pill?

How is beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control taking pill?

Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate): Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) is a combinationbirth control pill that contains a folic acid supplement & Drospirenone/Ethinyl estradiol/Levomefolic acid . It is effective. ...Read more

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Does solodyn affect beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) birth control?

May reduce effect : The effectiveness of Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) may be decreased by solodyn oral in some patients thus resulting in breakthrough bleeding/pregnancy may occur. In this patients it is advisable to use extra or an alternate form of birth control. Report any irregular bleeding to your doctor. Alternate forms of birth control as patches /nuvaring or Depo Provera are not affected by solodyn (no GI absorption required). ...Read more

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Will 65 mg Solodyn make my Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control less effective?

Will 65 mg Solodyn make my Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control less effective?

No: Solodyn (minocycline http://www.drugs.com/solodyn.html) will not decrease effectiveness of any hormonal birth control (although you still need to take every 24hrs as directed). With that said, it's still a good idea to make him wrap it up each & every time. Check out my similar answer w/references at https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/650321-does-flagyl-antibiotic-mess-with-birth-control ...Read more

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Why was Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control recalled?

Why was Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control recalled?

Complex: See: http://www.drugwatch.com/yaz/ "More than 10,000 women have filed lawsuits against Bayer and its affiliates for Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) side effects. Bayer reportedly has settled 8,250 cases for $1.7 billion, with more cases pending in federal and state courts nationwide." Bayer has faced a number of warnings from the FDA about this product but I can't find any information that suggests that there have been ...Read more

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Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control--is it good?

Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control--is it good?

Not my 1st choice: I do not like that pill, and it has 30mcg of estrogen and it is 21 days. There are many pills that have less estrogen which is better- less chance for estrogen related side effects. My number one pill i prescribe is loloestin, it only has 10 mcg estrogen which is safer and it has 24 active pills and then 2 estrogen pills so only 2 placebo pills , so you get lighter periods and less chance of a cys. ...Read more

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Why would I having spotting/bleeding while taking mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control?

Why would  I having spotting/bleeding while taking mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control?

Birth control pill s: It is not unusual as with any pill to have irregular spotting especially in the first few months of use as your body accustoms itself hormonally. Remember to try to take the pill the same time daily as they are low dose and may cause irregular bleeding because of this alone. ...Read more

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Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

If taken properly: But i never write for that one, i put my pts on lower dose pills which are safer and less cahnce wt gain , bloating, blood clots , I use 10-25 mcg estrogen in teh pills i write. ...Read more

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Is it safe to lose weight while taking beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate)?

Is it safe to lose weight while taking beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate)?

Yes: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Combined oral contraceptives are not recommended while breastfeeding as they can decrease the quality or quantity of your breastmilk. Any hormonal contraceptive, including ocella, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) would be contraindicated in pregnancy as it could potentially cause problems in fetal development. ...Read more

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Can levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control help women's breasts grow?

Can levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) birth control help women's breasts grow?

That is not the purp: Purpose of that pill , it could possibly make them larger or not but at your age you should be on a lowest dose pill which is loloestrin. ...Read more

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Why am I given Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) tablets one month before IFV? Is Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraindicated with Venlafaxine antidepressants 75mg?

Why am I given Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) tablets one month before IFV? Is Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraindicated with Venlafaxine antidepressants 75mg?

No interactions: There are no described interactions between Venlafaxine and Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If the antidepressant is effective at that dose, continue taking it for at least a month to see the results on your mood. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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