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Ortho-Cyclen and Breastfeeding - Precautions and Warnings With Enskyce

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  • Ortho-Cyclen and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid taking Ortho-Cyclen while breastfeeding. This part of the eMedTV site provides more information on Ortho-Cyclen and breastfeeding, and describes the problems that may occur if you use the pill while breastfeeding.
  • Ortho-Cyclen and Pregnancy
    You should not knowingly take Ortho-Cyclen during pregnancy, as problems could occur. This page from the eMedTV library offers more information on Ortho-Cyclen and pregnancy, and explains the risk of using birth control pills during pregnancy.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Dosage
    There is only one standard Ortho-Cyclen dosage, regardless of your weight or age. This segment from the eMedTV site provides basic Ortho-Cyclen dosing instructions and explains what you should do if you miss any of the pills.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Ortho-Cyclen drug interactions include cyclosporine, antibiotics, and modafinil. This eMedTV segment lists other medicines that may interact with Ortho-Cyclen and describes the potential effects of these drug interactions.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Overdose
    Serious problems are not likely to occur with an Ortho-Cyclen overdose, but nausea or vomiting is possible. This eMedTV resource explores other possible effects of an Ortho-Cyclen overdose and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Side Effects
    Common Ortho-Cyclen side effects may include nausea, changes in sex drive, and bloating. This eMedTV Web page describes other potential side effects of Ortho-Cyclen, including serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Uses
    Ortho-Cyclen is an oral contraceptive that is primarily used for preventing pregnancy. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, it can also be used off-label for other purposes. Common off-label Ortho-Cyclen uses are listed in this article.
  • Ortho-Cyclen Warnings and Precautions
    Ortho-Cyclen may increase blood sugar, particularly in women with diabetes. This eMedTV article lists other side effects that may occur with Ortho-Cyclen. Warnings and precautions on who should not take this form of birth control are also included.
  • Ortho-Novum
    Ortho-Novum is a prescription birth control pill that primarily works by stopping ovulation. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, including information on the different types of this product, possible side effects, and dosing tips.
  • Ortho-Novum and Breastfeeding
    Ortho-Novum is typically not recommended for women who are breastfeeding. Ortho-Novum, as this eMedTV article explains, can decrease the production and quality of breast milk, and may also cause problems in a nursing infant (such as jaundice).
  • Ortho-Novum and Pregnancy
    Women should never intentionally use Ortho-Novum during pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at Ortho-Novum and pregnancy, and explains how this birth control pill could cause miscarriages or birth defects.
  • Ortho-Novum Birth Control
    Oral contraceptives, such as Ortho-Novum, are a common form of birth control. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Ortho-Novum. It explains how this medication works, how often to take it, and why it is so important not to miss a dose.
  • Ortho-Novum Dosage
    The standard Ortho-Novum dosage is one tablet per day, taken at the same time each day. This eMedTV page takes a further look at Ortho-Novum dosing guidelines, including how to start the drug for the first time and what to do if you miss any pills.
  • Ortho-Novum Drug Interactions
    Antibiotics, aprepitant, and modafinil are some of the medicines that may interact with Ortho-Novum. This eMedTV segment lists specific medications that may cause Ortho-Novum drug interactions and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Ortho-Novum Overdose
    Nausea, vomiting, and vaginal bleeding are potential symptoms of an Ortho-Novum overdose. This eMedTV resource describes other possible effects of an overdose and discusses how a healthcare provider may treat these symptoms.
  • Ortho-Novum Side Effects
    Common side effects of Ortho-Novum may include nausea, bloating, and headaches. This eMedTV segment outlines other common side effects and also describes which ones should be reported to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Ortho-Novum Uses
    Ortho-Novum is primarily used for preventing pregnancy. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, there are also several off-label Ortho-Novum uses, such as treating acne, heavy menstrual bleeding, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
  • Ortho-Novum Warnings and Precautions
    Ortho-Novum can make certain health conditions worse, such as gallbladder disease and depression. This eMedTV article lists other important Ortho-Novum warnings and precautions, and offers information on who should not use this birth control pill.
  • Orthocyclen
    Ortho-Cyclen is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV resource describes this medication in more detail and explains how it works to prevent pregnancy. Orthocyclen is a common misspelling of Ortho-Cyclen.
  • Orthotricyclen Lo
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a birth control pill that is available by prescription. This eMedTV segment describes the oral contraceptive in more detail and explains how it works. Orthotricyclen Lo is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo.
  • Orthotricyclin Lo
    Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo is a birth control pill that contains a lower dose of hormones than other pills. This eMedTV page describes how the pill works and links to more information. Orthotricyclin Lo is a common misspelling of Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo.
  • ParaGard
    ParaGard is an intrauterine device (IUD) placed in the uterus for the long-term prevention of pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • ParaGard and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV Web selection, ParaGard (the copper IUD) is usually considered safe for use while nursing. This article examines whether any negative effects might occur in a baby whose mother is breastfeeding while using ParaGard.
  • ParaGard and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explains why women should not use ParaGard (the copper IUD) during pregnancy. This resource describes the potentially serious complications that can occur and what to do if you think you might be pregnant while using this device.
  • ParaGard Birth Control
    This eMedTV article takes a brief look at ParaGard, including details on how this birth control device works to prevent pregnancy, how it is inserted, and possible side effects. A link to more details on this contraceptive is also included.
  • ParaGard Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, inserting ParaGard into the uterus can help prevent pregnancy for 10 to 12 years. This page explores ParaGard dosing guidelines for birth control, including how this device is inserted and other instructions for use.
  • ParaGard Drug Interactions
    So far, there are no well-established drug interactions with ParaGard. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, it's possible that immunosuppressants or other medications could interfere with ParaGard's effectiveness. This article takes a closer look.
  • ParaGard Insertion
    This eMedTV page describes what to expect with insertion of the ParaGard IUD into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. This article explains how this device is inserted and how long it can remain in place to prevent pregnancy. It also links to more details.
  • ParaGard IUD Information
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library presents an overview of ParaGard, including information on how this IUD works, possible side effects, and important instructions for use. A link to more details on this contraceptive is also included.
  • ParaGard Side Effects
    Some of the potential side effects of ParaGard include spotting between periods and heavier periods. This eMedTV page examines other possible problems that some women may experience while using this contraceptive, as well as some serious complications.
  • ParaGard Uses
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, ParaGard is an intrauterine device (IUD) approved to prevent pregnancy. This resource contains details on how this prescription contraceptive works and also describes some unapproved ("off-label") uses for ParaGard.
  • ParaGard Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, using ParaGard may increase the risk for serious infections and heavier periods. Other ParaGard safety precautions are listed in this article, including warnings of possible ectopic pregnancies and other complications.
  • Paraguard
    ParaGard is prescribed to prevent pregnancy in women of reproductive age. This eMedTV resource takes a look at this contraceptive device, including how it is used and possible side effects. Paraguard is a common misspelling of ParaGard.
  • Paraguard Insertion
    As this eMedTV segment explains, ParaGard is inserted into the uterus to help prevent pregnancy for up to 10 to 12 years. This page covers details on what to expect when using this device. Paraguard insertion is a common misspelling of ParaGard insertion.
  • Paraguard IUD
    As this eMedTV segment explains, women who want to prevent pregnancy may consider ParaGard. This page covers how this contraceptive device is used and lists some safety precautions. Paraguard IUD is a common misspelling of ParaGard IUD.
  • Philith
    As a monophasic birth control pill, Philith contains one strength of hormones to help prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains a complete overview of how this prescription contraceptive works, potential side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Philith Birth Control Information
    This eMedTV Web selection presents a brief overview of Philith, including information on how this birth control pill works, possible side effects, and dosing instructions. A link to more details on this contraceptive is also included.
  • Philith Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, dosing guidelines for Philith are the same for all women. This page also provides instructions on what to do if you forget to take one of the 28 pills and lists some helpful tips on effectively using this contraceptive.
  • Philith Side Effects
    Headaches, vomiting, and breakthrough bleeding are a few of the common Philith side effects. This eMedTV resource examines other problems that may occur in some women who take this birth control pill, including serious problems that require treatment.
  • Pimtrea
    Pimtrea is a combined oral contraceptive that is available by prescription only. This part of the eMedTV Web library explains how this form of birth control works, offers dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur with the pill.
  • Pimtrea Birth Control Information
    Taking Pimtrea once a day can help prevent pregnancy. More information is given in this eMedTV Web resource, with details on how this birth control pill is taken, who it is designed for, and precautions for some women who may not be able to use it.
  • Pimtrea Dosage
    Take your dose of Pimtrea at the same time each day to reduce the risk of pregnancy. This eMedTV Web resource contains more information on dosing guidelines and also offers a list of general considerations for those taking the pill.
  • Pimtrea Side Effects
    Potential Pimtrea side effects include bloating, nausea, and breast tenderness. As this eMedTV Web selection explains, while most reactions to the pill are mild, some (such as vision changes or chest pain) may require immediate medical care.
  • Pirmella
    Pirmella is a type of oral contraceptive (birth control pill), as this eMedTV Web selection explains. This resource examines this product, including information on dosing instructions, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Pirmella Birth Control Information
    Pirmella is a birth control pill that is taken once daily to prevent pregnancy. More information is given in this eMedTV article, including how Pirmella is taken and what to expect. It also links to more details on this birth control pill.
  • Pirmella Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, there is only one standard dosage of Pirmella -- one pill each day, taken at the same time each day. This article presents more instructions on how to take this birth control pill most effectively.
  • Pirmella Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Pirmella include changes in sex drive, nausea, and breakthrough bleeding. This eMedTV article describes other reactions with this birth control pill, listing common problems as well as those that are potentially serious.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Abacavir
    Various precautions and warnings with abacavir are listed in this selection from the eMedTV Web site. This article also explains what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking abacavir and describes those who should avoid it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Abacavir/Lamivudine
    Abacavir/lamivudine can cause bone marrow depression. This eMedTV article provides other precautions and warnings with abacavir/lamivudine and offers information on who should not take the drug (such as people with decreased liver function).
  • Precautions and Warnings With Abacavir/Lamivudine/Zidovudine
    Abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine can change the distribution of fat on your body. This eMedTV Web page contains other important precautions and warnings with abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine and includes information on who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Alyacen
    Women who take Alyacen may have an increased risk for strokes, heart attacks, or blood clots. This eMedTV Web page examines important precautions and warnings for Alyacen, including details on why this birth control pill is not right for some women.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amethia Lo
    Women may have an increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots while taking Amethia Lo. This eMedTV page outlines other important warnings and precautions for Amethia Lo, including why this birth control pill is not safe for some women.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amethyst
    While taking Amethyst, some women experience bleeding between periods. This article from the eMedTV site takes a look at several important warnings and precautions for Amethyst, including a list of those who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amprenavir
    Various precautions and warnings with amprenavir are outlined in this portion of the eMedTV library. This article also discusses what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking amprenavir and describes who should not take the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Atazanavir
    Before taking atazanavir, let your doctor know if you have hemophilia, arrhythmia, or diabetes. As this eMedTV page explains, being aware of the precautions and warnings with atazanavir ahead of time can help minimize risks and ensure safe treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Aviane
    Taking Aviane increases your risk of blood clots and high blood pressure. This eMedTV selection offers a list of precautions and warnings with Aviane and explains the importance of talking with your healthcare provider prior to starting the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Balziva
    Before taking Balziva, tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure or other health conditions. This eMedTV Web article outlines other warnings and precautions with Balziva, including information on who should not take this birth control pill.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Briellyn
    If you have heart disease or have ever had a blood clot, Briellyn is not right for you. This eMedTV article lists other precautions and warnings related to Briellyn, including what to discuss with your healthcare provider before you start using it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Camrese
    Taking Camrese can increase your risk for problems such as heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots. This eMedTV page lists other warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting Camrese, including details on who should not use this contraceptive.
  • Precautions and Warnings With CamreseLo
    Taking CamreseLo may increase your risk for a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot. This page of the eMedTV Web library gives more details on precautions and warnings with CamreseLo, including information on who should not take this birth control pill.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Cryselle
    You should not use Cryselle if you have a history of breast cancer or endometrial cancer. This eMedTV page offers more precautions and warnings with Cryselle, including a list of other indications that this form of birth control is not right for you.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Cyclafem
    If you have diabetes and it has affected your eyes or blood vessels, you may not be able to take Cyclafem. This eMedTV page provides other important precautions and warnings for this contraceptive, including safety concerns to discuss with your doctor.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Darunavir
    Darunavir should be taken with food and with ritonavir (another HIV drug). This eMedTV page provides other precautions and warnings with darunavir, including a list of existing medical conditions to tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Dasetta
    As this eMedTV segment explains, women taking Dasetta may have an increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, or blood clots. Other warnings and precautions are listed in this article, including why Dasetta may not be the best contraceptive for some women.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Delavirdine
    Delavirdine can change the distribution of fat on your body. This eMedTV segment provides more precautions and warnings with delavirdine to be aware of, including possible side effects and information on who should not use the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Didanosine
    This portion of the eMedTV library highlights some precautions and warnings with didanosine, including allergic reactions and reduced dosages in people with kidney disease. This page also describes who should avoid taking the medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Efavirenz
    Efavirenz can cause psychiatric problems, including anxiety, depression, and aggressiveness. This eMedTV page offers other important precautions and warnings with efavirenz and includes information on who should not take the HIV medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Efavirenz, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir
    Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir may increase the risk of seizures. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir. Information on who should not take the drug is also included on this page.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Elinest
    This eMedTV article discusses why Elinest may increase the risk for blood clots, heart attacks, or strokes. Other safety precautions for Elinest are covered in this article, including warnings for possible drug interactions and other dangerous problems.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Emoquette
    When taking Emoquette, you may find that your periods are lighter than normal, or even completely absent. This eMedTV resource provides additional important warnings and precautions to be aware of, including who should avoid Emoquette.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Emtricitabine
    This eMedTV resource describes some precautions and warnings with emtricitabine, including possible allergic reactions and the risk of developing dangerous conditions (such as lactic acidosis). This page also explains who should avoid using the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Emtricitabine and Tenofovir
    Emtricitabine and tenofovir may damage the kidneys. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with emtricitabine and tenofovir to be aware of, such as additional side effects and people who should not take the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Emtricitabine/Rilpivirine/Tenofovir
    Emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir can increase your risk for developing osteoporosis or kidney damage. This eMedTV Web page explores other precautions and warnings with emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir, including who should not take this HIV drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Enfuvirtide
    This eMedTV Web page highlights some precautions and warnings with enfuvirtide, including an increased risk of allergic reactions and pneumonia. This page also explains that you should not take the drug if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Enskyce
    Enskyce can change your menstrual bleeding patterns, as explained in this eMedTV Web selection. This article highlights other important Enskyce precautions and warnings to review before using this birth control pill, including who should not use it.
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