Can I take birth control pills for 2 years?

Can I take birth control pills for 2 years?

Can I take birth control pills for 2 years?

If you’ve been taking birth control pills for some time and have had no side effects, it’s likely that you can continue using them for as long as you need them and as long as your healthcare provider deems it’s still a safe choice. For most healthy people, birth control pills are safe for long-term use.

Is estrostep a good birth control?

Used effectively, norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol birth control medication like Estrostep is a safe, effective way to prevent pregnancy. It’s also one of three birth control pills that the FDA allows to be prescribed for acne.

When should I start taking estrostep?

Sunday-Start Regimen: The patient begins taking the first white tablet from the top row of the dispenser (labeled Sunday) on the first Sunday after menstrual flow begins. When menstrual flow begins on Sunday, the first white tablet is taken on the same day.

Is estrostep good for acne?

Estrostep contains norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol which lower testosterone levels. This is considered the least effective of the three at treating acne.

What are the side effects of Estrostep Fe?

Nausea, vomiting, headache, bloating, breast tenderness, swelling of the ankles/feet (fluid retention), or weight change may occur. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use.

Is estrostep discontinued?

ESTROSTEP 21 is listed in the Orange Book as a discontinued product.

What is the generic for Estrostep Fe?

Teva’s generic of Estrostep® Fe Tablets: Tri-Legest® Fe 28 (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP and ferrous fumarate tablets)

Can you skip your period all the time on the pill?

It’s fine to skip your “period” on the combined hormonal birth control pill. If you choose to skip your “period” continually, side effects can include breakthrough bleeding. Your uterus won’t get “backed up”