1. When should Ms. J start the oral contraceptives?
Mrs. J should start to take the oral contraceptives either the first or fifth day of your menstrual period or on the first Sunday after or on which bleeding begins. Your doctor will also tell you whether you need to use another method of birth control during the first 7 to 9 days that you take your oral contraceptive and will help you choose a method.
2. What information about Ms. J’s job should you note as an area of special concern?
I would note her frequent travel as a special concern mainly for the fact that she has seizure disorder.
3. Should you be concerned that Ms. J takes anti-seizure medications? How should you respond to this information?
I wouldn’t be entirely concerned that she is taking anti-seizure medications but would inform her that anti-seizure medications are contraindicated during pregnancy because of its effect on the fetus. So if by chance she became pregnant to stop the medications.