Answer: no antidepressants dont change the effectiveness of birth control pills. but you should use condoms anyways and talk to your doctor if you are concerned. and ive heard that you are supposed to stop taking antidepressants a couple of months before you try and become pregnant so they probably cause some kind of harm to the fetus.
Answer: Not EXACTLY sure. If you are taking steriods for a sporting boost, I would check with your local DR. Remember Drs are by law not allowed to contact anyone without your consent. I would probably stop taking the pill if you dont want any problems. Steriods are tricky as they are not a regulated drug. Be very careful what your put into your body. You only get one body and its with you for 80yrs.
Answer: As far as the economic cost, it saves you and the government thousands. If you are asking how much does the contraceptive pill then that all depends on where you get it. The MAP ranges from 20 to 50 dollars.
Answer: If you just began your second month and are only on the second day, your period should have just ended. If that is a correct assumption, then you have yet to ovulate and should be safe.
Otherwise, there is always Plan B which can be purchased OTC at the pharmacy by anyone over the age of 18. Should be used in the first 24-72 hours after the unprotected sex to be effective. Most effective during the first 24-48 hours.
Answer: The sugar pills are just placebo pills, meaning that they have no intended purpose other than to act as place holders. Because birth control pills are to be taken every day, some women need the placebo pills to keep the routine going. They offer no other purpose.
Answer: The vaginal ring, the Merina IUD, Today Sponge & condoms, BC Patch, rhythm method. There are many things that can be used in place of The Pill that are just as effective when used consistently.
Answer: the mini pill only contains progestin, while the other pills contain both estrogen and progestin. A popular mini pill brand is Micronor. Women with high blood pressure or predisposition to heart attacks and the like are usually prescribed the mini pill. Another major difference between POPs and Combination Pills is that the mini pill does not include a week of placebo pills; each mini pill contains the same dosage of progestin and must be taken continuously around the same time each day. If you are even three hours late taking the mini pill, your chances for pregnancy are drastically increased. In cases like that, it is recommended you use a back-up method in addition to continuing your pill regimin for at least 5 days. Taking combination pills at EXACTLY the same time each day is not as crucial.
Answer: It will effect birth control pill. You will need to use a condom for 2 weeks after taking antibiotics to give birth control a chance to reach a sufficent enough level in your system that you will be protected against pregnancy. I am not sure if it effects the morning after pill.