A 23-year-old female asked:
i am mid-way on my second pack of combination bcp and experiencing cramps. i got my period on placebo, and pregnant tests are neg. why is this happening?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jane Van Dis answered
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjustment: When starting birth control pills there's about a 3-4 month adjustment period for some women as your body acclimates to these hormonal changes. Stick with it, likely next month will be better. Don't give up, it will get better!
Answered on Mar 9, 2014
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