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How do I skip my next period while on Kariva BC?

Posted 27 Aug 2009 by whit1434 1 answer

I am going on vacation and have heard you can skip a period while on BC pills. Do I just take all 21 white "active" pills and not take the last 7 pills (2 green and 5 blue)? Is this safe to do? If so, should my period return to normal once I go through my next pack?

How to skip a period on Kariva?

Posted 18 Oct 2010 by xanadotcom 1 answer

So I am on Kariva (the generic form of mircette). The first 21 active pills are white and then there are 2 green inactive pills and then 5 blue pills that have a very small dose of hormones in them from my understanding; the booklet that comes with the pills even says not to worry if you miss a ...

Can I get pregnant on kariva?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by guest293562 2 answers

I have been on kariva birth control for about 3 months now. The only side effects I have regularly had was gas pains. 2 weeks ago I had sex with my boyfriend 4 times in about 2 hours. A little while after that I have been nauseous, having back pains, headaches, sleeping alot during the day but ...

Does Kariva extend periods for the first couple packs?

Posted 16 Nov 2011 by questionsgirl2 2 answers

I tried using this BC and I didn't make it through my first pack because my period was lasting for weeks! so i stopped and tried to switch but the other brand was way too expensive for me so i'm back on Kariva, maybe i didn't give it a fair chance??? but is it normal to get these ...

How long does kariva take to start working as birth control?

Posted 22 Jan 2013 by Love_today 1 answer

I have been taking kariva for two weeks now and I was wondering how long it would take for kariva to start working as a birth control to protect against pregnancy?

Skyla - Getting Married in 8 weeks?

Posted 16 Aug 2017 by fall13 1 answer

Hey all! I am 26 years old, no kids, and getting married in 8weeks. Ive been on birth control pills (Kariva, Azurette, then LoLoestrin FE due to migraines) for the last 9 years. I've done a ton of research on the skyla and would really like to try it. My main concern is the time frame between ...

Do I have to take Kariva at the same time everyday for it to work?

Posted 15 Jun 2018 by Haleywheatleyp03 1 answer

Okay so, I'm 15 and just started Kariva a few weeks ago. Some people tell me I don't have to take it everyday for it to work and others say that I have to take it at the same time everyday for it to work. Can somebody help tell me the real answer?

Does zymar eye drops affect Kariva?

Posted 4 Aug 2009 by mattiolg 1 answer

Zymar is an antibiotic eye drop i wanted to know if this effected Kariva like oral antibiotics

Kariva - I mistakenly took 2 pills last night, thinking yesterday was Wednesday.?

Posted 12 Aug 2009 by marian rafferty 1 answer

(I thought I must've forgotten to take it Tthe previous evening and so took 2 at the same time). So I am now out 1 pill on the 3rd week of the packet. What should I do?

Kariva - I missed a pill in week 2 but did as the directions said in order to make up for it (take?

Posted 14 Jul 2011 by ambreiacurry2011 1 answer

... it as soon as you remember then take your usual dose at your regular time). Then I missed a pill in week 3. I took it as soon as I remembered. What should I do? They have directions for if you miss them in a row but not for different weeks. What should I do?

Kariva - back on karvia?

Posted 2 Feb 2013 by rebeccac669 1 answer

Once taking this birth control when i was alittle younger it did have some side effects on me with no libdo gain weight mostly in my breasts nothing else since its been a couple years off of it now im back on it weight gain back on jst to my breats but since i have missed a few after taking it for ...

I've been taking Kariva for four months now. Haven't got my period this month, is this normal?

Posted 19 Feb 2013 by Kjklein88 1 answer

Each month I have gotten my period on schedule but is month I never got my period when I was supposed to. Is this normal?

I have started taking kariva, but I'm just a month in and I have not had my period? Is that normal?

Posted 28 Mar 2013 by Kacigirl 1 answer

... to miss ? This is my first time using birth control. I'm terrified.. Please help

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