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Contraceptive yaz, new pills taken, no periods, medication for concussion causing delay ?

I take the contraceptive pill yaz 24+4. I finished my placebo pills and started taking the new pills on Friday 9th of February. I still dont have my period yet and I took two pregnancy tests which already came up negative. Over the last month I have been regularly taking the following medication: Paracetamol with codeine , Imigran, domperidon, tylenol and something else for heartburn. Is it possible this combination has affected my cycle? (the medicine has been because I suffered a concussion about 5 weeks ago which had long lasting side effects) Thanks and Regards
Asked On : Sat, 17 Mar 2012
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of the medications you are taking, none have the specific side effect of delaying a period. however, if is well known that the stress of any new illness or new medication can cause a delay in your period. since you have recently started this new regimen, I could definitely agree that the medications (or possibly the illness itself that caused you to need these medications) are likely the cause of the delay. I noticed that you are on paracetamol with codeine and Tylenol. since paracetamol and Tylenol both have the same active ingredient (acetaminophen) it is important not to be taking both at by he same time, as that can ause serious liver damage if you take too much acetaminophen. in general, no more than 4000mg in a 24 hour period is allowed. another possibility is that the yaz is causing the lack of your period. sometimes, especially if you have been taking the pills for a while, you may miss a period even during the placebo days. I hope this helps, please let me .know if you have any more questions.
Answered: Sun, 23 Mar 2014
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