Does Chlorphenamine Maleate interfere with birth control pills (Yaz)?

No interaction w Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) As per LexiComp and ePocrates, there is no interaction between Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and chlorpheniramine maleate (an antihistamine). Likewise, there is no interaction between Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and chlorpheniramine with the decongestants ephedrine or pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine, with the cough suppressant dextromethorphan, with the expectorant guaifenesine, or with acetaminophen.

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I have varicose venis on my leg. Can I take birth control pills "yaz"?

Ask prescriber. Varicose veins, which are swollen, twisted, painful veins can be predisposed to deep venous thrombosis when birth control pills are taken. Current birth control medications do have less tendency to cause dvt. Female hormones tend to relax vein walls. Taking hormone birth control pills mayfemale hormones may increase risk of varicose veins. Read more...
Birth control & vein. There are many risk factors for developing blood clots & the more risk factors that you have the higher the chance that you could develop a blood clot. Both hormonal birth control & varicose veins increase your risk for blood clots, so adding the 2 risks is worse than 1 risk alone. Best option is treating the varicose veins so that this risk no longer exists, making birth control less of an issue. Read more...

I got my last period on 3/22, started taking birth control pills (yaz) on 3/23, today 4/6 I experienced pinkish mucus & a little burn sensation, why?

Pill side effects. In the first 1-3 months after starting birth control pills, irregular bleeding (termed "breakthrough bleeding" is common. For almost everyone, periods become very regular and predictable after that time. Write down the dates of bleeding, keep taking the pill at the same time daily (missed pills can cause irregular bleeding), and see your doctor if it persists beyond 3 months. Read more...

Is it true that certain birth control pills (ocella/yaz/yasmin) may be leading to gallbladder issues?

Controversial. Women have twice the risk for gallstones compared to men. Both estrogen and Progesterone increase the risk of gallstones. Several studies have reached conflicting conclusions, one canadian study that suggested a 20% increased risk in contrast to an english study where the risk was 10% lower compared to women not taking bcp. This suggests that if there is a risk, it is not clinically significant. Read more...