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taking contraceptive pills; not at the same time...
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I started taking loestrin fe 2 weeks ago. A month after my baby was born, I started taking the pills at 4:00pm but I've been so busy with the baby that I forget to take them at the same time. Is there any risk that I can get pregnant if i have intercourse and don't take them on time? ## Hello, Komo07! How are you? Congratulations on the baby! If you're only taking them a couple hours late, then no. You've really got about a 12 hour window, before it's considered a late pill and 24 hours, before it's considered a missed pill. They tell you to take them at the same time to try to keep you in the habit of taking them, so you don't miss any. The FDA lists the typical side effects of oral contraceptives as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritabili...
Updated 4 hours ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
 
Effectivity of Nordette Contraceptive
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Hi, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. I went to my OB last week and she told me that I was ovulating. And then my boyfriend accidentally ejaculated inside of me. After 20hrs I took the first 4 pills, and took the next 4 an hour late (because I fell asleep). Help me please? Is there a possibility I could get pregnant? Please, I'm really scared. ## Hi. I know my response is out of the question. I'm just curious as to where you can still fill a prescription for Nordette. I heard it's already phased out. I just really needed one at the moment. ## Did you get preggy? Any update? ## This might be a very late reply, but for the benefit of other readers, nordette is still available in some mercury drugstore. Just be patient in finding some, , ## Hello. I took the 4 pills 11hr...
Updated 7 hours ago in Nordette.
 
menstrual bleeding won't stop
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It's my last day of taking the althea pill. I thought I'd just have menstruation on my pill-free days but mine started on my 13th day of taking the pill and it's my 22nd day now and I still have menstruation. I'm so worried now. ## Hi, I am 28 years old. I have to go out on my 5th day of menstruation but I need to stop the bleeding. Is it possible to stop it by taking any tablet? ## That can be a normal side effect of taking a hormonal contraceptive and it may take 3 months, or so, before it stops. Other side effects, as listed by the NIH, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, and PMS-like symptoms. If it continues past that time period, or becomes heavy, you should consult your doctor. Are either of you on any other medications?
Updated 10 hours ago.
 
up to what age should we take contraceptive pills?
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I just want to know up to what age should we used or take a contraceptive pills? ## It really depends on the woman that is taking them. Some women can only take them until they are about 40, some women can take them for a few years more. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, spotting, and PMS-like symptoms. How old are you?
Updated 11 hours ago.
 
what is the use of Ovral G drug
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I had bleeding for almost a month and went to see a doc. I was tested positive for pregnancy in urine but nothing was found in ultrasound other then a tiny cyst in my womb. My doc prescribed ovral G drugs with 2 doses each day after meal for three days and one dose in a day for 19 days. I have started having my daily dose as prescribed and after two days of having the drug my bleeding stopped. I would like to know what is the drug used for and weather it has any sighteffect on my child incase if i am pregnant. Please help ## Ovral-G is a hormonal based contraceptive that's usually used to prevent pregnant, or to regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. Learn more oral contraceptive details here. If they didn't see a baby on the ultrasound, then it isn't likely that you're...
Updated 12 hours ago in Progesterone.
 
Lo Loestrin Fe - Missed Periods
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I've been taking Lo Loestrin Fe at the same time every day consistantly for two months with no period... is this normal? ## Yes, it can be. These do contain hormones, to prevent pregnancy and they can affect different people in different ways. Some women will menstruate regularly and some won't. There is really no harm in skipping, but if you are concerned about it, you should consult your doctor. Many women use their birth control to skip their menstrual cycle, especially for important events, such as marriage or vacations. Have you contacted your doctor? ## i started taking lo loestrin fe the first day of my last period and during the 3rd week i had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. i had been having breakthough bleeding. Is this okay? id missed one pill at the beging of the ...
Updated 18 hours ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
 
Femilon medicine
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i am 42 year unmarried girl . i have a problem of irrgular periods . as per gynec my overies are not functioning. she perscribed me femilon. i wanted to know is it safe for unmarried women and for high BP paitent. ## Femilon is a hormonal oral contraceptive and it can work to help regulate your cycle, but it won't make your ovaries start functioning again. It is normal for them to slow down or stop functioning at your age, it means your most likely in perimenopause. And they can be used by all women, whether or not you are married doesn't matter. But if a woman is married and actively engaging in intercourse, they can prevent pregnancy. But they can cause elevated blood pressure in some women that take them, so you should monitor your blood pressure regularly. If it starts to el...
Updated 23 hours ago.
 
Lady Trust Pills
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i have finished my pack of pills for a weak now, but still i dont have my period.... I used a PT after 4 days of finishing off my last pill and its negative..what could be the problem? Am i possibly pregnant? Should i start a new pack of lady pills? ## Did you miss any pills, at all? If not, then the chances of your being pregnant are not very high. For most birth control pills, it only takes 7 days of taking them continuously for them to protect you against pregnancy. However, these are hormonal based contraceptives, so they can, sometimes, cause you to skip your period. You should start your new pill pack on the same day that you normally would. There is actually no harm in missing your time of the month, many women use birth control to do it on purpose, when it would be inconvenient ...
Updated 1 day ago in Provera.
 
how to take exluton pills
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im taking exluton pills, naubos ko n po ung 1 pack ng pill pero d p rin po ako ngkakaron, may possibility po b n buntis ako? ## hi =) im taking my first set of exluton pills and im nearly done with it =0 when do i take the next set of pills? like after i finished one set i have to start the next set the next day? or is there a rest days? can you please help me with this matter... its my first time to take this since my husband is away i just have to start it because his coming back this august =) ## pwede bang mag take ng exluton pills khit hindi pa ko dinadatnan since i gave birth? almost 3 mos. now. ## is it ok for me to take exluton pills right now even if i still not have my menstruation since i gave birth?it is almost 3mos.now? ## Hi, i just wanna share to you maybe i could enlight...
Updated 1 day ago.
 
hy an contraceptive pills
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what will happen if you take the pills an hour later, or if you forget to take them at the time you've been taking them every day? ## I've been taking the pill for 2 months and did not have my periods last month. I am 43 years old. ## Hello, Lee! How are you? There is no harm in taking them just an hour or so late. That's nothing to worry about, you've generally got a 12 hour window, before it's considered a late pill. Amber, which one are you taking? Some women do skip their periods while on oral contraceptives. Have you consulted your doctor? Is there a risk of pregnancy? The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, PMS-like symptoms and breakthrough bleeding. ## I have been on microval for 7 years and neve...
Updated 1 day ago.
 
micro pill contraceptive effect
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Im taking micropil plus pills. I noticed that on my last 2 tablets (no. 20&21) i started bleeding. My question is, is this normal and is it this kind of bleeding that i will consider as regular menstrattion? ## Im taking micropil plus pills. I noticed that on my last 2 tablets (no. 20&21) i started bleeding. My question is, is this normal and is it this kind of bleeding that i will consider as regular menstrattion? ## That can be a normal side effect of taking a hormonal contraceptive, according to the NIH, you may also experience nausea, headache, dizziness, and PMS-like symptoms. How long did the bleeding last? Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 day ago.
 
Tri Lo Sprintec
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Will I definitely get my period on the last week of the Tri Lo Sprintec pills? That's the white pills in my pack. ## There is no way to say you definitely will. You should get it that week, however, there are many reasons a woman may skip a period or start late. How long have you been taking them? Do you normally start your period on time? ## I have been on Tri-Lo-Sprintec for about 9 months now and yes like many other women have been experiencing major anxiety issues, but what I want to know is, is it normal to be later or miss a period on the pill? I have started as late as a Thursday in the week but usually start on Wednesday. Is it possible? ## I've been taking Tri-Lo Sprintec now for almost a year, but this month I have not gotten my period. I have to start my new pack tomo...
Updated 1 day ago in Sprintec.
 
oralcon contraceptive pills help
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Hey. I forgot to take a white pill a couple days ago but remembered to take it and took it about 5 hours later than i usually do. Will it still be effective? How big can the time gap be before its no use to take it late? Thanx ## Hi, Isa! How are you? Yes, that's basically just taking it late. Missing a pill is usually considered a gap of 24 hours or more, from when you were supposed to take it. So, if you normally take it at 10am, but forgot and didn't realize it until the following day at 10am, when you went to take that one, it would be considered a missed pill. You should double check this information with your doctor, but that's usually the way it works. :-) Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi i started using Oralcon birth control pills yesterday, i started th...
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Regestrone 5mg is mainly used for what?
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As i dont have the knowledge of the pill would you please tell me the main use of regestrone? ## REgestrone contains Norethisterone, a progestogen hormone. It can be used to prevent pregnancy, normalize the menstrual cycle, help correct heavy bleeding and etc. Learn more: Has your doctor prescribed it for you? ## my monthly cycle is not on time .....how main months should the regestrone 5 mg i take.... ## what time may i use sandoz regestrone ## my monthly cycle is not on time ## Actually I had PCOD Few months ago...n I took treatment for 3 months..for 3 months withdrwl bleeding had occured..n after 15 days of ma 3rd withdrwl I mean after completion of my couse of my t/t I had normal bleeding for 6 days n exact after 14 days I had little bleedind I think dat was bcz of ovulation...as be...
Updated 2 days ago in Mirena.
 
length of periods when on sprintec?
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My boyfriend is coming back from college and he is only going to be in town for the weekend. I started my white pills this past Sunday but want to be done with my period by Friday night or early Saturday. This is my first month taking it so I'm not sure how my body gonna work with it yet. My periods are usually a full 7 days. Do periods tend to be shorter when on sprintec? If not can I start my blue pills on Thursday or Friday to make my period end sooner? ## For the first few months on birth control, your menstrual cycle is actually usually longer than your normal cycle, because your body has to adjust to the hormones. Sometimes, it is even skipped altogether, which may happen if you are lucky. However, once you have started the inactive tablets and not taken the active ones for a ...
Updated 2 days ago in Sprintec.
 
jadelle pregnancy
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I am on jadelle for 4yrs now and have been having my period but last yr in October was the last time I saw my period. I keep feeling sick at a certain time of the day. I'm also putting on weight. I took a test and it says I'm not pregnant but where is my period n y do I feel this way? I'm supposed to get it removed in August this yr. That will make 5yrs I have it in. ## Hello, Shana! How are you? This is a hormonal contraceptive, so it can cause you to skip your period, according to the U.S. FDA, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, and PMS-like symptoms. There isn't much of a risk of pregnancy, since it is still active. Have you consulted your doctor? ## Can I get pregnant two days later after my jadelle implant is removed? And how long does it take to g...
Updated 2 days ago in Jadelle.
 
Spotting 10 hours after taking nordette
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I took 4 orange pills of nordette as ecp and the next dose 4 hours late because i fell asleep. i vomited 2 hours after the first dose.10 hours after the second dose now and im experiencing abdominal cramps, nausea and some light spotting/ light bleeding.. my question is, is this my period or just a side effect of the pills? ## It is actually hard to say. It could be your period, or a side effect, which the NIH lists as also possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and PMS-like symptoms. Has it turned into a full flow, or are you still just spotting?
Updated 2 days ago in Nordette.
 
Plan B and cramps...
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My fiance and I had unprotected sex on March 6th around 1 in the morning. She could have been ovulating, i heard there were different times for that. Her period ended on March 4th. On March 7th at 9:30 in the morning she took the plan b pill. It has been 20 days and she is experiencing sharp cramping in her abdominal area, a little back pain and some fatigue. No bleeding yet and her period was supposed to start today. She says that she will start soon, but for my benefit can someone help out? I am worried that she may be pregnant or have an ectopic pregnancy, she will not go to the doctor or er because of her pain. Are these just side affects of the plan b? I hate that she is having this pain.
Updated 2 days ago in Plan B.
 
althea pills after intercourse
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What happens if you take Althea immediately after intercourse? Will it get your pregnant or something? ## No, it actually helps prevent pregnancy. By upping the dose, one can take it after unprotected intercourse as an emergency contraceptive to help prevent pregnancy. Just one tablet, taken after intercourse, will not work. It either needs to be a higher dose, or a woman must be taking it regularly, each day. However, upping the dose on your own is not safe and should only be done under your doctor's instruction and approval. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I drank 2 Althea pills immediately right after intercourse. This will prevent me from getting pregnant right? I've been taking it until today but my period hasn't come yet and it's been two weeks. Before t...
Updated 2 days ago in Yasmin.
 
pills to abort 3 week pregnancy
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Its two weeks and 3 days today since i had sex with my fiance, it was on 22nd of march, i was to have my periods from 1st April, but that day i saw spotting on my pant, it has bin doing that for 8days now, and every day i have lower back ache, abdominal pain and mild pain in my breasts. could i be pregnant? we used withdrawal method n my guy was so keen & i told him but he says that i am not coz he could have known that he has impregnated me. if am pregnant, what pills can i use at this moment to terminate it ## I am three-week delayed and I took pregnancy test and it was damned positive. Oh my God, I have one baby girl and she's turning one-year old next month I am not ready yet to have another one. What should I do please help me, what medicine or pills that I am going to take...
Updated 2 days ago in Ella.
 

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