How long does it take for lo loestrin fe to work?

1 week. If you started it on the 1st day of your menstruation, it works right away. Otherwise, it is better to wait for a week.

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I was on lo loestrin fe birth control for almost a year. How long will it take to get out of my system to start trying to conceive?

7 days. Birth control pills are out of your system about 7 days after taking them regardless of how long you have been on them. You could be on them for one month or 10 years and it still would not affect your long term fertility. Read more...
One month. Once you stop taking the hormones,they immediately " stop working" so to speak. You may resume a normal cycle and ovulate within the next month. We would not consider you infertile unless you tried for a year after going off the pill and were unable to get pregnant. Read more...

On birth control pill, lo loestrin fe. How long should I wait after unprotected sex to take pregancy test?

3 weeks. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Read more...

Prescribed amoxicillin 500mg 3xs a day for 10 days due to sinus infection. Also take lo loestrin fe. How long do I need to use a backup birth control?

Back-up not needed. Amoxicillin doesn't decrease the effectiveness of birth-control pills. A back-up method isn't needed if you are taking your birth-control pills correctly. Best Wishes! Read more...

Do you have to take lo loestrin fe every 24 hours for it to be effective?

Yes, needs to be. Consistent. If you are starting from scratch, begin Loestrin 24 Fe on day 1 of period or on 1st sunday after day 1. Use white tab x 24 days & then brown tab x 4 days. If you start on a sunday – use back up protection until you have taken the white pill x 7 straight days. Read more...

Dr gave me lo loestrin fe to take but I smoke and am over 35 should I take it or not.

Opt for safer ways. Your risks may be low, yet most effective reversible ways to prevent pregnancy are the IUD's and the subdermal implants. If you do not want to become pregnant any more or ever, consider having a tubal occlusion procedure either by hysteroscopy or laparoscopy. Consult a gynecologist who is knowledgeable and can provide you a more personalized advice or convince your sex partner to have a vasectomy. Read more...