Tag: hormonal birth control
How safe is it to get a COVID-19 vaccine, if you take hormonal medications?Updated 4 June 2021 under Ask Us.
Great question! Hormonal medications are often made up of the synthetic (man-made) female hormones: estrogen and progestin. While some medications are made of both estrogen and progestin, others are progestin-only […]Read more »
What are birth control placebo pills?Updated 31 July 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question! There are many different types of birth control pills and pill packages. The most common pill package contains 21 active pills (those with hormones) and 7 placebo pills […]Read more »
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Progestin-Only Hormone TherapyUpdated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.
If you are unable to take estrogen or if you do not respond to combination (estrogen and progestin) pills, your clinician may prescribe either norethindrone (Camilla®), norethindrone acetate (Aygestin®) or […]Read more »
I stopped using the Depo shot 9 months ago but still no period. What could be the cause?Updated 4 November 2019 under Ask Us.
Most women will get their menstrual period back within 6-18 months after they stop taking the Depo-Provera shot. Once you stop taking the (Depo-Provera) shot it continues to protect against […]Read more »