Ethinylestradiol

Ethinylestradiol is a medication used as a birth control pill. It is a synthetic form of estrogen that is used along with progesterone. It is used as contraception and in the treatment of menstrual problems and acne. It works by preventing the release of an egg and thins the lining of the uterus to prevent attachment of the fertilized egg.

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I am on Yaz pills for 2.5 years. Will there be any difficulty in getting pregnant in the future?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to check my fertility capacity. What test should I take? I am a 28-year-old female, sexually active, with no symptoms. I am using pills for 2.5 years (Yaz), and I have regular periods (one-week delay sometimes) even before using pills. I just got engaged, and before we proceed wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fertility of the female depends upon many factors for fertilization. The fertility of the male and the female is important. As far as you are concerned I would like to inform you that. If you have regular cycles of 28 to 35 days duration with the flow of three to...  Read Full »

Will delayed intake of Yasmin pills results in pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on Yasmin pills. I took the 4th-day pill 6 hours late and 6th-day pill 10 hours late. Will it cause pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to cliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have taken the 4th pill 6 hours late and 6th-day pill 10 hours late, and you are on Yasmin pill. You should take your pill at the same time each day. The timely taking pill will enhance its effectiveness. B...  Read Full »

Will Harmoni-F tablet taken for PCOS act as contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking Harmoni F tablets as prescribed by my doctor for PCOS treatment. I have been taking medicine at the same time every day. I had unprotected sex (pull out method). I need to know that should I take an emergency contraceptive to avoid an unwanted pregnancy? Or will Harmon...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Harmoni F does act as a birth control pill as well. Since you have been taking medicine regularly, so do not worry about the pregnancy risk. Moreover, you have adopted the pull-out method, so the risk is fur...  Read Full »

Should I continue Krimson 35 for prolonged bleeding and pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS. I had my last periods before seven months. Then I had just spotting last month. I consulted a doctor for the same, and she prescribed me Regesterone 5 mg two tablets for ten days, followed by one tablet a day for 10 days. She also suggested Krimson 35 from the second day ...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having breakthrough bleeding as you missed Regesterone tablets. I would recommend you to continue taking Krimson 35 (Cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) and add tablet Tranex MF (Tranexamic acid and Mefenamic acid) acid 500 mg thrice a day until bleeding...  Read Full »

The skin on the back of my hands is changing color. What is this?

Query: Hello doctor, The skin on the back of my hands is changing color. My skin is dark in some places and lighter in others. My knuckles look darker like they have a black patch. What is this? Currently I am on Alyacen 1/35. I was taking Ferrous sulfate two pills per day.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Golla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If possible forward a few pictures of the affected area to guide you through precisely.  Read Full »

I get pimples on face, back and chest due to PCOS. Kindly help to solve this problem.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from acne on my face, back, and front chest area. Last year it was only on my face because of PCOS, but this time it grew more in my back and front. Please help me to treat it as soon as possible as it is very stressful. I am currently on Krimson 35, and I have done an ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. As you mentioned, you have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), which is the underlying cause of acne. As you are taking Krimson (Ethinylestradiol), that will really help control the initial flare of acne that you are ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Meprate continuously for irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from PCOD for the past nine years and my periods are irregular. I have to take medicine to get my cycle and I take Meprate for getting my period. Can I take Meprate tablet every month to regularize my cycle? Is it safe to take? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Ridhi Narang

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is fine to take Meperate, but I would like to know a few things. For how long have you been taking? How many days is your cycle? Have you been on other medications too? I would advise you to get these tests on day 2 of your periods: 1. Serum FSH (follicle-sti...  Read Full »

I have PCOS, will stopping Yasim delay the periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOS in 2016 and have been taking pills ever since. First, they were hormone-only pills, but I switched to contraceptive pills Yasmin in 2018. I stopped taking Yasmin last February 2020 since we were on lockdown and I had no access to a nearby drugstore. My ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See, you are having PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) since 2016 and you have been taking pills since then. As you are aware that PCOS leads to irregular periods like some women experience more flow and freque...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my sudden delay in period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. My periods are getting delayed. Normally it happens between 2-4th of every month, but this time it has not turned up yet. I am feeling cramps in my lower abdomen sometimes but still, it is not happening. I did a pregnancy test also today morning but it is negative. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your pregnancy test is negative, take tablet Meprate one tablet twice a day for five days. You will get your periods in a week to ten days. Also, please get an ultrasonography of lower abdomen and pelvis, a blood test to rule out PCOD.   Read Full »

After taking PCOS medicines for two months, my period become regular. Should I take further?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with PCOS in January so my gynecologist prescribed me Ginette 35 for six months and Bonemac D3 for one month. But from March my periods are regular without taking medicines but there is sometimes slight pain in my lower abdomen and side abdomen. Should I continue med...  Read Full »


Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having regular periods in terms of flow, duration and regularities and if you have already stopped taking Ginette since March, there is no need to resume its intake immediately unless you need contraception also at the same time or not wanting a pregnancy ...  Read Full »

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