Will ferrous fumarate affect my birth control?

Ferrous fumarate will not stop your contraception working. This includes the combined pill and emergency contraception. However, if ferrous fumarate makes you be sick (vomit) or have diarrhoea for more than 24 hours, your contraceptive pills may not protect you from pregnancy.

Is it bad to take iron pills with birth control?

Also, you should not take iron supplements or other vitamins that contain iron while you’re taking birth control pills. The pill can raise your iron levels. So, you could end up with too much iron in your blood if you take the pill and supplements containing iron at the same time.

How quickly does microgynon work?

If you start using Microgynon 30 on days 1-5 of your period, you should be protected from pregnancy immediately, provided you don’t have a short or irregular menstrual cycle. If you start after day 1 and have short/irregular menstrual cycle you’ll need to use condoms for 7 days if you have sex.

What is better ferrous fumarate or ferrous sulphate?

Ferrous fumarate is recommended for the fortification of complementary foods based on similar iron absorption to ferrous sulfate in adults. Two recent studies in young children have reported that it is only 30% as well absorbed as ferrous sulfate.

Does B12 cancel out birth control?

Some women may have confusion around B vitamins and birth control. A common myth is that B7, or biotin, can interact with birth control and cause problems. However, there is no scientific evidence for this claim. Taking birth control pills could lead to a deficiency in other B vitamins, including B6, B12, and B9.

What are the side effects of microgynon?

If you notice any of the following side effects and they worry you, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • acne.
  • nausea.
  • stomach pain.
  • changes in weight.
  • headache, including migraines.
  • mood changes, including depression.
  • breast tenderness or pain.
  • hair loss or hair growth.

How long does it take to take Microgynon 30 Ed?

This is unlike most other combined pills, such as Microgynon 30, where you have three weeks of taking pills, followed by a week off. Microgynon 30 ED might be helpful for you if you find it difficult to remember to start taking your pill again after a pill-free week.

What do you need to know about ferrous fumarate?

Ferrous fumarate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. Ferrous fumarate is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body).

What kind of hormones are in Microgynon 30 Ed?

The small beige active tablets each contain ethinylestradiol 30 micrograms and levonorgestrel 150 micrograms. These are synthetic versions of the naturally occurring female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. The seven large white tablets are inactive – they don’t contain any hormones.

Can you take Microgynon 30 ed with lamotrigine?

Microgynon 30 ED is not usually recommended if you’re taking the antiepileptic medicine lamotrigine. While you’re taking Microgynon 30 ED it’s a good idea to check with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any other new medicines.