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Contraceptive Pill

Contraceptive pills are hormonal tablets used to prevent pregnancy. They are 99.9% effective and are taken orally. Contraceptive pills are commercially available in two forms, combination pills that contain synthetic forms of estrogen and progesterone hormones, and mini-pills which only contain progesterone.

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I take oral contraceptive pill. Is there a risk of breast cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old, and I am a single child. I have been taking oral contraceptive TriNessa for about one and a half years. I have been trying to know whether this pill can cause breast cancer after a more prolonged period of use. The occurrence of breast cancer in my family was with my ma...  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have mentioned two medicines. Claritin (Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine) is used for allergy, and it is safe. Since your maternal grandmother had breast cancer, you are at high risk of getting breast cancer, but your mother is not having it now. You should do bre...  Read Full »

Is it normal for period cycle to change while taking Dronis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old female. I am taking Dronis 30 mg from the last month. My period cycle is 27 to 28 days. But, I was getting my period from 30 to 32 days. Is it normal? This time, I got my periods after 37 days. Is this normal after taking Dronis or is it irregular? I am also trying for p...  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dronis is a contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. You will not become pregnant if you take it. You should stop it if you want to become pregnant. The cycle is normal when it is from 21 to 35 days. Nothing to worry. If you have irregular periods, do serum TSH (thyroid...  Read Full »

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