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A 21-year-old female asked:

On norplant (levonorgestrel) never have periods randomly just start spotting very lite bad cramps and in back very bloated always hungry but throw up nausea tired?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Implantables: Unfortunately these are side effects of the norplant (levonorgestrel).
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Intolerance Norplant (levonorgestrel): Hi, Mackenzie: If you have had these symptoms for several months it may mean that Norplant is not the best birth control method for you. There may be another that suits you better and works with your lifestyle. Watching your salt intake may help enough to control the bloating, and prescription strength ibuprofen, or another similar drug, and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) may control the cramps enough for you.

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