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current FET cycle - took expired bcp? I am doing a FET cycle

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current FET cycle - took expired bcp?

I am doing a FET cycle next month and I had to take one bcp marvelon one a day from my 1st day of my period for four days only I think this is too regulate my cycle, I am on lupron too.

I took marvelon pills then realised that the expirty date was November 2013!!!

Help has this messed everything up or do you t hink it will be ok still. They were kept in my draw and was unopened.

Please help I do not want to tell my own doctor as I have already booked flights and going next month!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Owen replied 2 years ago.
Hi,

I was going to say good morning - but I just noticed you are in the UK....

Well actually expiration dates really are a manufacturing necessity - meaning they can not sell them after that date - but pills like this usually STILL are good for at least another 2 to 5 years after the expiration date - so honestly YOU do not need to worry about this - and you will be 'OK" and you did not mess up anything.


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Customer: replied 2 years ago.


great I feel less stressed now!


 


one last question please how safe is it to drink wine on lupron ?


 


(leuprolide acetate injection)? just wanted to know is it safe?


 


thats all thank you!

Expert:  Dr Owen replied 2 years ago.
You are welcome.

Well you can have wine on Lupron - there are NO interactions with this - lupron is just an anti-estrogen - and since you are not yet pregnant - there is no affect.

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