What if I need to use birth control pills to prevent my husband from getting heart attack or stroke?
What if I am on a birth control implant, and my doctor says I should not be using it?
What should I do if I get pregnant or have had an abortion?
What if my health care provider says I shouldn’t have an abortion because I might have a preexisting condition?
The birth control medication contraceptive pill is one of the most popular medications used to prevent and treat a variety of conditions, from preexisted conditions like diabetes and heart disease to more common conditions like acne and depression.
Many women take the pill as a monthly dose.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately half of all American women who have been diagnosed with a preextended condition take the Pill at least once a month.
While it is important to avoid over-exerting your body in order to control your symptoms, it is also important to take the medicine as directed and safely, especially if you are using it as part of a monthly regimen.
In the event you do need to take birth control during pregnancy, there are many different options for how you should do so.
The pill is not always available to you in pharmacies, so you can find the correct one in your area.
Before taking the pill, talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking it.
You may be able to skip taking the Pill if you: Have diabetes or high blood pressure (BP) that makes it hard to breathe.
Have high cholesterol (especially if you have high blood sugar) or have a family history of cardiovascular disease.
Are over 40 years old, and are obese or overweight.
If you have diabetes, your doctor may recommend that you take insulin to control the blood sugar level and insulin that your body makes to control blood pressure.
Don’t take more than the prescribed dosage of birth control each month, and don’t use the pill for more than two consecutive months.
Be sure to follow your doctor’s instructions about the pill’s side effects and how to use it safely.
Talk with your healthcare provider if you decide to take a pill in the first month of your pregnancy, even if you know it will help reduce your risk of pregnancy complications and prevent a miscarriage.
Follow the instructions of your healthcare professional about taking birth control, including if you should use it if you get pregnant.
Avoid sharing the pill with anyone other than your husband or your doctor.
It is important that you avoid sharing the Pill with anyone who you don’t trust, like your parents, siblings, and roommates.
Follow all directions carefully and follow the directions on the Pill container to prevent accidental spillage.
Never share the Pill or any other medication with a stranger.
Do not take the pills if you or anyone else has any of the following: Had an accident or an emergency.
Was pregnant, or became pregnant.
Has had a preeXisting condition.
Is allergic to the pill or the birthcontrol pill.
Has an existing infection or a recent infection.
Need to be treated for an infection or have recently had an infection.