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Question 60. My reproductive endocrinologist has recommended a protocol that uses birth control pills. Why would birth control p by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 2:42pm Last night I was speaking to a group of high school students that are interested in medicine as a career. I have spoken to such groups many times over the past 5 years and sometimes I feel like I am on the TV show "Kids Say the Darndest Things." Sometimes they get hung up on asking about transgendered individuals. Sometimes they ask about multipl ... Read on »
Birth Control Pills and IVF Protocols by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm 1 Comment Many of the questions that I answer on the INCIID ( ) bulletin board revolve around medication protocols especially the use of oral contraceptives. Personally, I have had poor results with the use of oral contraceptives except in known high responding patients. I know that many clinics use pills in protocols without any problems ... Read on »
Adverse Effects of BCPs Birth Control Pills by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Aug 2011 9:42am Listing of References Which Document the Adverse Effects of Birth Control Pill by Jeffrey Dach MD Br Med J. 1971 August 28; 3(5773): 495–500. Oral Contraceptives, Depression, and Libido Brenda N. Herzberg, Katharine C. Draper, Anthony L. Johnson, and Gillian C. Nicol Twenty- ... Read on »
ANOTHER reason not to use birth control pills by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:28pm 1 Comment I've heard from Ali and others about the weird things birth control pills seem to do to people healthwise. It's already known that they can cause blood clots (so DO NOT use if you have any kind of thrombophilia, e.g., if your doctors say you are at risk for conditions like deep vein thrombosis), and people report that their cycles became irr ... Read on »
More Birth Control Pill Recalls–Patient Found This Error with Pills in Bubble Pack in Reverse Order–The “Shitt by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 11:43pm I goes pay to ask questions and look around anymore as you never know what you might find and obviously this woman knew her pills enough to the fact that she was able to recognize that the wrong colors for the wrong weeks were in the wrong places.  This time it’s generic pills on the hook. No bar bodes yet to make the recalled lots easy en ... Read on »
Novartis Recalls Birth Control Pills–Packaging Error With the Peach and White Pills–Where’s Those Bar Codes to by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 11:31pm Here we go again and it’s been over 2 years since I started my little campaign and still no bar codes for FDA recalls?  What’s it going to take?  Folks on Twitter liked the idea and it’s good for prescriptions, over the counter and medical devices too.  Not all hospitals and small surgical centers have a sophisticated system and consumers would ... Read on »
Connection Between Birth Control Pills and Hair Loss? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Such has been the impact of the birth control pill on modern consciousness it is often referred to simply as “the pill.” It is a form of birth control that is taken orally, and combines estrogen and progestin, hormones all women produces. When used, these pills decrease a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant. To date, it is still one of the mos ... Read on »
BPA Safer than Birth Control Pills: Where's My Refund for the BPA-Free Bottles? by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 01 Nov 2009 10:01pm 1 Comment Bisphenol-a (aka BPA), the exiled former chemical in hard, clear plastic including sippy cups and baby bottles, may have been prematurely purged.  The plastic non grata turns out to look rather safe according to a new EPA-funded animal study.  Worries over BPA  have focused on it's possible estrogenic effects, much like, say estrogen found in birth ... Read on »
Birth Control Pill Recalls–Wrong Pills in Wrong Packages–No Bar Codes to Make It Easy to Identify Yet…. by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 11:00pm Would it not be nice to have the ability to scan the package with a cell phone?  This just keeps happening over and over and no effort to make it easier for the consumer at all.  In the meantime the list is below along with a link to the full listing.  Tracking Medical Device Recalls – Sounds Like A Good Place for a Microsoft Tag Data Ba ... Read on »
Questions and Answers – Ongoing safety review of birth control pills containing drospirenone and a possible increased risk by FDA Posted Tue 31 May 2011 1:55pm On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the public about new information that is being assessed as part of FDA's ongoing safety review of birth control pills containing the progestin hormone drospirenone. Two recently published studies report that there is an increased risk of deep vein throm ... Read on »