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Birth Control pills like LoEstrin are prescribed for a myriad of reasons, including control of irregular bleeding or excess bleeding, hormonal support, hormonal regulation, control of endometriosis, reduction in painful periods, and others.

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Q: Is loestrin 20 prescribed for any other reason other than birth control?
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How many mgs are in one pill of loestrin birth control pills?

The answer is on your pack of birth control pills. LoEstrin comes in different strengths, and so your question cannot be answered without further information. For instance, there is LoEstrin 1/20 and LoEstrin 1.5/30. Contact your health care provider or pharmacist for more advice.

What birth control helps for teenage achne?

For me personally, after I started using Loestrin 24Fe my acne subsided a little bit. But don't use birth control just to control acne, because you'd be messing up your body for a stupid reason.

Is necon birth control more effective than loestrin birth control?

First, Necon and LoEstrin are brand names, and don't indicate the name of the pill. Second, there aren't many good studies comparing effectiveness of one pill against another. Interesting, isn't it, that the commercials for pills talk about other issues rather than pregnancy prevention!

What is wrong if you have 3 periods in a month?

You just have an irregular period, no worries....possibly consider a prescription for birth control, i was prescribed to it for this very reason when i was 14.

Does birth control have to be prescribed?

Yes, it does. You can get them prescribed from a gynecologist or go to Planned Parenthood and have a doctor there prescribe it.

Can you get birth control over the counter or does a doctor have to prescribe it?

birth control medications have to be prescribed by a doctor. However birth control condoms are available over the counter.

Can you take birth control to delay period if you're not on birth control?

You shouldn't be taking birth control if you're not prescribed it. Birth control pills don't stop periods, they stop pregnancy.

What birth control pills begin with the letter L?

Loestrin is a birth control pill. It also is used to treat severe acne.

I'm taking loestrin 24 fe low dose birth control pills and i don't know when the birth control part kicks in so can someone give me an answer?

You should use a back up method of birth control, like condoms or abstinence from vaginal sex, for the first 7 days of the first cycle.

In the state of Ne how old do you have to be to buy birth control?

My girlfriends 14 and her mom suspected something and prescribed her birth control so no.

Can you take the brown birth control pills earlier than you should?

No,. You should take the birth control pills as they have been prescribed.