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What is the MOA of estrogens?
suppresses release of FSH/LH
inhibits ovum implantion
Whats the MOA of Progestins
Thickens cervical mucus to inhibit sperm transport
Alters FSH/LH peaks
what are the side effects of Estrogen?
Breast Tenderness
Fluid retention
Hypertension
Nausea
Thromboembolism
CVA
What are the side effects of Progestin/androgenics
Increase appetite
Weight gain
Fatigue
Hypertension
Hirtuism
Depression Acne
what are absolute contraindications of BCP
Stroke
Liver tumor
Breast CA
Heavy smoker (DVT/PE risk)
Pregnancy
Genital bleed
What are the relative contraindications of BCP
Major surgery
Severe headaches
Uncontrolled HTN
Smoker
what are the drug interactions of BCP?
Antibiotics- decrease absorp of BCP(risk of pregnancy)

Liver enzyme inducers- BCGRP-reduces effectiveness

Anticoagulants- Increases clotting with estrogens (if pt on warfarin, increase dose)
Which BCP is good for pts with DVT, HTN, breast-feeding, and smokers?
Pregestin only pills