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

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

Folic Acid (Definition)

Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more


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Does vitamin C interact with Trisprintec (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Does vitamin C interact with Trisprintec (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol)?

Yes: Vitamin C interacts with many medications including birth control. Please see the link: http://pennstatehershey.adam.com/content.aspx?productId=107&pid=33&gid=000994 ...Read more

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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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Okay to take b vitamins w be yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? I have low levels of b 12. Started taking b complex vitamin. But since be Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has b vitamins could this be toxic?

Okay to take b vitamins w be yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? I have low levels of b 12. Started taking b complex vitamin. But since be Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has b vitamins could this be toxic?

B-vit ↓ed odds toxic: Study the Beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) pi: http://labeling.Bayerhealthcare.Com/html/products/pi/fhc/beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate)_pi.Pdf. The b viatmins, water soluble, are generally the least likely to become toxic and Bayer reports only folate, not all the b vitamines, as present in beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate). Sudy: https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/b_vitamins for more information. ...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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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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Will 65 mg Solodyn make my Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control less effective?

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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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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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Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Nitrofurantoin &: Other common antibiotics like penicillin , Amoxicillin , sulfa, tetracycline, Rifampin cause a decrease in effectiveness of bcp by increasing its metabolism by the liver. So it's advisable to do a back up means of contraception - withdrawal, condoms. ( pls read link below). ...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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Emergency contraceptives use levongestrel as the progesterone, so why do yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasmin, beyaz contain drospirenone instead?

Emergency contraceptives use levongestrel as the progesterone, so why do yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasmin, beyaz contain drospirenone instead?

Side-effects: There are many different types of progesterone. The positive and negative effects of a birth-control pill are determined by the type of progesterone in the pill. Drospirenone is good for preventing water retention and excessive hair growth but it increases the risk of blood clot formation in legs and lungs. Its not effective for emergency contraception. Levonorgestrel works best for this. ...Read more

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Will GNC womens ultra nutrition active multivitamin interfere with my bc trivora 28 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Will GNC womens ultra nutrition active multivitamin interfere with my bc trivora 28 (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?

Multivitamins: I couldn't find exactly what you've written in gnc's products, to check on ingredients. The closest thing i saw was: gnc women's ultra mega® active. This one contains a few herbs (panax ginseng, gingko, green tea, etc) in addition to the vitamins, but nothing that should conflict with your birth control pills. http://tinyurl.com/6no53xd. ...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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Expert reviews on loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control?

Expert reviews on loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control?

Pretty standard OCP: Loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination estrogen/progestin birth control pill that has similar success rates, tolerability and risks as other combination ocp's. Good choice for many patients. ...Read more

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Do yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) ( ocp) affect growth of male baby?

Do yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) ( ocp) affect growth of male baby?

Not more than a girl: Let's start by saying any medication has the potential to affect a developing fetus. However, the hormones in contraceptive pills (estrogens and progesterones) are also present in even higher levels during a normal pregnancy. So, while they may affect the pregnancy, they are not going to turn your little boy into a girl or anything like that because these hormones are present anyway. ...Read more

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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

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