Does taking prednisone as well as penicillin while on birth control increase your risk of becoming pregnant?
I don't know about Prednisone, but antibiotics lowers the effectiveness of birth control pills. It is much easier to get pregnant on the pill if you are taking antibioitics. You need to use a back up method for sex while taking antibiotics. I'm not sure about Prednisone, but you should talk to your doctor and find out what effect it has on birth control.
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Answer . it wont harm the child, they say the pill will not have any ill effects on the foetus. However as you are pregnant, go and check with the doctor. I am sure all is well.
It happens all the time and there are no known effects to the developing baby. If you start birth control and then find out you're pregnant, you will still have the option of continuing the pregnancy, if you like. Your baby is gonna be gone With all medication there are risks, but why take birth con…trol during pregnancy. if it's to control acne or other conditions I'm sure your doctor will advise against it strongly. ALWAYS check with your doctor first. Answer Research has shown that birth control pills taken during the first month or two of pregnancy have no adverse effects on the fetus. Just stop taking them as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Good luck! It depends on the type of birth control, but you are taking it for other reasons; depression, acne etc have your doctor switch you to another medication. possibaly it can always check with your doctor but it is strongly advised not to take any medicine while pregnat without talking to your doctor first I believe that if you take birth control during your pregnancy ....you can harm the child in someway. but if you want to becertain ......... you should talk to your doctor about it......... but if i were you..... don't take birth control during a pregnancy in case u can lose your baby Don't continue to take it. It could harm the baby and there is no need to take it because you cannot get pregnant again if you are already pregnant The Pill While Pregnant Could it be harmful? Here are opinions and input: . If you accidentally took some birth control and then found out you are pregnant, the baby should be fine. However, see your doctor to make sure you are taking the right steps. . Studies have shown that taking birth control pills while pregnant results in an increased risk of birth defects. . The writing on the package states "Discontinue use if you become pregnant." If you know that you're pregnant stop taking the pills. (They wouldn't do you much good anyway!) . I think what this question is asking is if you're pregnant but don't know it yet and you're still taking the pill, if it's dangerous to the fetus. Well, I'm in that exact situation right now, and my doctor and obstetrician both said not to worry about it. . There is no proof that the birth control pill will harm your baby. If you are sure you are pregnant, stop taking the pill and see your doctor. Don't be overly alarmed if this happens. It's happened to others like yourself and the babies turn out perfectly healthy. . From what I have read it CAN. Look on any warning labels or the fact sheet sometimes given with the prescription. You should get to your doctor immediately for a test. . You REALLY shouldn't be taking birth control if you're pregnant. . You have to keep in mind that Yasmin birth control pills are on the FDA pregnancy category X. This means that it has been reported to cause birth defects in an unborn baby. Also remember that Yasmin passes into breast milk and may decrease milk production, so you must talk with your doctor before taking this medication is you are breast feeding. . Birth control can cause miscarriages. . being pregnant IS birth control! Answer Yes. if you are pregnante do not use birth contorl. Some say depo is a chemical abortion. and using other birth control while pregnante may cause unwanted birth defects. If you're thinking about taking an overdose of contraceptive tablets to induce an abortion, you might want to read this first. Firstly, you probably won't be successful, since eight weeks into the pregnancy is far too late for a hormonal termination. If you were to try it anyway and fail, there will be lifelong consequences for your unborn child (and potentially long term consequences for you as well). At week 8, physical abnormalities are probably going to be the main long term effect. My mum took the overdose a bit later in the pregnancy, after week 15 and probably about week 20. After my male bits had completed their development, and during or just before the time the very first, most primitive sex-specific structures were being laid down in my brain. My endocrine system; the brain regions controlling physical sexual processes such as arousal and orgasm; and the regions controlling the deepest-seated instinctive social behaviour, in me all function like those of a woman rather than a man. Apart from a few random quirks, the rest of my brain and psychology (including my sexual orientation) is fully male. So, I have male anatomy but sexual functioning and needs of a woman, a very feminine face and body structure, and a tendency that I can't fully suppress to act like a woman rather than a man in any social situations where there are distinct male and female roles. My brain and psychology is otherwise predominantly male, with a few random female elements thrown in. In other words, I'm a complete mishmash of male and female. All thanks to Mum's actions during one of her self-indulgent "depressive" episodes. Life as a hermaphrodite has had its good points as well as bad ones, but I think that overall my life would have been more enjoyable and a lot less complicated as a normal man. My mum died just over a year ago from glioma multiforme, an aggressive and incurable form of brain cancer that leads to a progressive loss of brain function. The site the tumour was in meant that she went blind quite early on, then bit by bit lost all sensory and motor functions, while remaining conscious and aware right up to the end. Glioma usually kills in a matter of months but in her case it took nearly 2 years. As the disease progressed, she began to increasingly experience these nightmarish but very vivid hallucinatory attacks. They mostly seemed to be based on actual past events, but distorted so there was never anything joyful in them, only unpleasantness. Sometimes the "plot" progressed in a linear way but quite often she'd get stuck in a loop, repeating the same sequence of emotions, words and actions again and again. No doubt it was just random damage to the memory circuits in her brain, but to me it seemed as if everything bad she'd ever done in life had come back to haunt her. Quite uncanny to watch. For the first year she could still hear us and feel us comforting her and we could bring her back out of the nightmare state, but by her final year of life she had lost most control of movement and nearly all sensory input. We could tell she was still having the hallucinations because she often showed strong emotions and was quite vocal at times. Even very near the end she was sometimes still aware of our presence and even able to converse. But, most of the time completely cut off with only her inner demons for company. We all die eventually but there are good ways and bad ways to go. Hers was not an easy exit. Probably just a coincidence, but hey. I believe that there is such a thing as karma, and if you do evil it always gets to you in the end. My advice is that if you can't get a legal abortion or you've already left it too late, don't ruin an innocent life through a botched DIY abortion. Do the right thing, and just have the baby. If you are unable or unwilling to look after it yourself, there are plenty of childless couples that would love to take care of it and give it the life it deserves. You definitely shouldn't use it while pregnant. (MORE)
What does it mean if you get a long and painful period while taking active birth control pills and were recently on penicillin?
\nTaking any antibiotics can make your pills ineffective. You should always use alternative birth control while on antibiotics (and through your next full cycle).
Well a lot of women do not learn they are pregnant till 6 or 7 weeks into their pregnancy. As long as you are not 6 months pregnant and taking birth control I think everything should be fine. Just stop taking it immediately and call your doctor if you are too concerned.
No because the pill is just estrogen. I was eight weeks along before I found out I was pregnant and the whole time I continued to take my birth control pill. The baby was healthy. ( I spotted and thought it was my period, that's why I was so far before I found out!)
That sounds like something you don't want to try. You should check with your doctor on that, but I bet he's gonna say don't do it.
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Hi,. Your question is:. What is the risk of taking birth control if you may be pregnant? . There are several risks associated with taking birth control during pregnancy.. These risks are:. Miscarriage. Stillbirth. Embryo development. Damage physically/mentally to the developing child.. If yo…u suspect you may be pregnant then stop taking birth control and consult with your Doctor who will perform a urine or blood pregnancy test to determine if you're pregnant.. Ask your DR specifically for Quantitative beta hcg pregnancy blood test as this can be performed 7 days after conception has occurred and is 100% accurate.. Please note this is advice only and should not be used in place of medical expertise. (MORE)
Nothing is 100% effective in preventing pregnancy aside fromabstinence and radical surgery. . Used pretty much right, birth control methods (apart fromsurgery) are rated at about 98-99+% effective. It's to the point where failures(=pregnancies) are difficult toinvestigate fully. Maybe a condom was …nicked by a sharp nail or jewelry, maybe astomach upset caused someone to lose the pill before it'd beenabsorbed by the body, Etc Etc. (MORE)
If you are not on birth control and you are taking antibiotics can it still increase your risk of getting pregnant?
While a few antibiotics can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills, they don't have any significant effect on whether or not you get pregnant if you are not on the pill.
Why would you take birth control if you're already pregnant?. Birth control releases a hormone that tells your body it's pregnant so that you can't actually get pregnant. Is telling your body it's pregnant harmful to you when you're already pregnant? That wouldn't really make much sense would it?. … You and the baby would be fine you would just be wasting your money. (MORE)
It could make you sick and it won't work at all. It won't protect you from getting pregnant.
No, birth control is intended to prevent pregnancy. You can become pregnant while on birth control, as no method is 100% effective, but it isn't the birth control that makes you pregnant.
Unfortunately, the answer is YES! Birth control is only 99% effective. The only sure way to not get pregnant is to not have intercourse!
why would u take birth control when ur already pregnant. ANSWER. YES. It will at the very least dramatically increase your chances of having a baby with birth defects, especially if that child happens to be a boy. Female steroids harm a male embryo or fetus in particular even BEFORE you know you a…re pregnant. . http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn7333 . This is the reason that prostate cancer rates have skyrocketed since the pill arrived in 1960. A deformed prostate is not visible at birth, but can still cause prostate cancer in men decades later. these are the fact the the big pharmaceutical companies are desperate to keep women from knowing. They also don't want you to know about the decimated and deformed male fish populations downstream of water treatment plants due to even microscopic amounts of female steroids. . So, steroids like the pill, patches, IUD, and ring can give you breast cancer and your male child prostate cancer - even if you get off them as soon as you know you're pregnant. The sad fact is, it is often too late. The damage has already been done. . http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/112/1/73 . (MORE)
what if you ve takin phendimetrazine in your first trimester of pregnancy? is it really dangerous to the fetus:"?
1. They don't always work, there is still a small risk of pregnancy 2. They do not block STD's, you are still at risk of disease 3. There are potential side effects including head aches, night sweats, dizziness and more if you have any allergic sensitivity. Other side effects vary depending on… the specific brand. Birth control pills are a category and there are a variety of medicines used as birth control, you should consult a doctor or pharmacist to determine more specific side effects based on the actual medication in use. (MORE)
If you are definitely taking your pills at the same time everyday and are still having a period you should be okay. No method is 100% so I would recommend if you are concerned to use 2 methods such as a condom and birth control pills. If you believe that you could be pregnant, take a home pregnancy… test. There actually are pregnant women that do have a type of spotting which seems like a period but that is mostly if the person doesn't have a regular period from the start. Typically the only ways that that you can get pregnant if you are on birth control: -If you aren't taking the BC at the same time/regularly every day. -If you switch from different forms of birth control (ie: depo prevera(sp?) and birth control pills) -If you are on antibiotics and birth control. Some antibiotics/medications interfere with birth control pills so make sure that you talk to your doctor when going on new meds. On shows such as "I didn't know I was pregnant," it does show different circumstances that women have become pregnant and not even know it... (such as still having a period and no weight gain). This is REALLY RARE though. (MORE)
Yes...there is no such things as 100% protection when it comes to contraceptives. The only absolute way to prevent pregnancy is simply not to have sex in the fist place.
you could so there is a very unlikely chance of getting pregnant.. my mother was on birth control and my father used a condom but here i am 21 years later
YES! birth control and prednisone does not stop std's and not always pregnancy. if you are in a long term relationship and you both obviously know you have no ifections then it isn't uncommon to have sex without a condom. In this case still use a condom when first going onto birth control as it can …mess up your monthly period and/or ovulation so a tiny slip up (if that's what you want to call it) may result in the patter of tiny feet... and you will be left saying "what happened? i was on the pill". This is also different for each individual so whereas the doctor may say it will take 2 weeks to settle when on the pill in reality it can be anything up to 6 months. (MORE)
I've seen this question around and I have already answered it once today and I wonder where this comes from. Of course birth control does not make it easier to get pregnant! Birth control prevents ovulation and you can not get pregnant without a egg. in order to get pregnant you have to quit using… any type of birth control. And yes, birth control is not 100% effective but not using it is 0% effective. It never helps you get pregnant! (MORE)
greatly increases the chances of getting High Blood pressure, blood clots, stroke, cancer. there are more but those are all on the warning label & well documented.
It is very, very, rare, but on occasion it does happen. Outside of abstinence, no form of birth control is 100% effective.
no, but it can cause complications for the mother and the baby. If you are pregnant and need alternatives, seek help at a free clinic there is one most likely in your area.
If you use the Pill properly (not forgetting and missing pills, etc) it is 98% effective so there is a low possiblity of pregnancy although it is still possible.
The easiest way to get pregnant while on birth control would be to use the birth control product incorrectly. Most birth control methods are only effective if used right and simple mistakes can result in unexpected pregnancies. Even when used right no birth control method is perfect and you can st…ill fall pregnant in rare cases. From the phrasing of your question though it sounds like you want to get pregnant without the father's consent. That's clearly a bad thing to do and if you think it will make him stay with you and love you more then you'd probably be suprised to find out the opposite is more common and while he might not "run a mile", the relationship will probably not work out. (MORE)
By not taking it properly (skipping days, being inconsistent with the time of day you take it, not taking it for a full cycle).
There are a variety of drugs used for birth control. Most have the risk of high blood pressure, blood clots, stroke and heart attack. Check the side effects list for specifics of any drug, there are additional side effects depending on which one is used.
No. If you are taking birth control pills neither of those will effect the pill. I took all three together for years and never had my pills fail. The only drug that effects the effectiveness of your pill is an antibiotic .It does lessen the pill.
Yes you can. Of course it depends on the level of hormones and the regularity of taking the pill, but you most certainly can get pregnant while on the pill. I was told I couldn't get pregnant due to hormone fluctuation, so I went on the pill to help regulate periods. After one year of being on the p…ill,WHAMO! I'm a mother. Three years later, I was again told I couldn't get pregnant because my body wasn't producing hormone levels again. I decided to stay on the pill and add condoms to my arsenal. 6 months after my doctor said it wasn't possible. I became a mother of two! First time was pill alone, and the second was pill and condoms. I've finally decided that my OB/GYN can never tell me "You can't get pregnant" because my body seems to take it as a dare. Hope this helps! (MORE)
why would you take birth control if you are already pregnant? If you're hoping for a miscarriage, it won't happen. If you got pregnant and didn't realize it and continued to take the birth control-don't worry, the baby will be fine.
Antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of birth control. You should use a backup method like condoms.
Most manufacturers of The Pill claim there is no effect from low hormone pills on a developing embryo. My own little BCP baby is now grown and currently pregnant herself.
if you have sex and don't take birth control, you may get pregnant. Birth control reduces the risk of pregnancy.
If you suspect pregnancy has occurred when taking birth control, you need to have the pregnancy confirmed by your Doctor. If you indeed are pregnant, you must stop taking birth control as it can harm the unborn child.
Usually when pregnancy happens while using BCP, it happens when the woman is first put on the pill and not advised to use a condom for the first week, of the first packet. Or if two or more pills are missed in the first or last week of a packet after prior use. Otherwise pregnancy will happen bet…ween .05% and 3% of all pill users, who used them as directed. BCP do not claim 100% protection, one or two women out of one hundred will be pregnant in a year, whether they took the pill 100% correctly or not. (MORE)
There is a certain increased risk of blood clots, may also experience some mood swings and changes in sex drive. Taking birth control pills increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and blood clots in certain women The hormone (estrogen) in most birth control pills can increase the risk of hea…rt attack in women over 35 i will start off that the highest risk of the contraceptive pill is the development of cervical, and breast cancer. some women also experience weight gain or loss (MORE)
Yes,if you miss a day without taking the pill. My girlfriend got pregnant while taking the pill
Do not take any medications without talking to your dr first while you are pregnant.
Yes. However you decrease the chances by taking your birth control correctly and by using condoms.
While seeing your period it is possible, but, while taking birth control I'm guessing its the pills you are refering to please clarify next time it makes my life easier eliminates the guess work but assuming its the pills that's a no
No, you should not be pregnant when taking birth control. Birth control is meant to lower the risk of pregnancy.
Check with your doctor before taking ANY medications while pregnant. There are a number of people that are allergic to penicillin and its derivatives
Antibiotics should be avoided when pregnant but you have to discuss this with your doctor. Some conditions are worse for the mother and baby than taking antibiotics.
There has been no evidence that shows that taking the pill in early pregnancy causes any birth defects to the developing fetus. They will not harm or end an existing pregnancy, but they are of no use to the pregnant woman. If you're pregnant and don't want to be, contact your health care provider… as soon as possible to talk about options; taking the birth control in the mistaken impression that it can end your pregnancy will only delay definite treatment. On the other hand, if you're pregnant and would like to continue the pregnancy, stop taking the birth control pill and contact your health care provider to set up prenatal care. Answer No, not neccassarily but could cause birth defects if you continue taking the pill. Would highly recommend you to STOP taking it because your baby is at risk of problems. (MORE)
It's unlikely to get pregnant on Lupron and birth control. Talk with your health care provider about advice specific to your situation. Sometimes this combination is used just before an IVF cycle in certain women.
The active birth control pills are the ones that prevent pregnancy. If you don't take those pills, you could get pregnant.
Both smoking and the birth control pill can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Young women are more likely to die from heart attack or stroke from getting pregnant and having a baby than from smoking on the birth control pill.
Is it possible to become pregnant on birth control And what are the symptoms of pregnancy while on birth control?
Even the most effective birth control methods, such as IUDs andImplanon prevent unwanted pregnancy at a rate of 99.9%.