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Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

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Dr. Mark Grenitz
8 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Side effect OCP: Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face. Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill.
Answered on Feb 20, 2014
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