A 19-year-old female asked:
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i'm on the minipill but it's causing me constant nausea, if i stop taking it, how long until the nausea stops?

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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Nausea is likely to stop by the next day as the half-life of the progesterone is about 8 hours (The blood level falls 50% every 8 hours.) Since you have nausea on progesterone type medication you would be a good candidate for the IUD.
Answered on Dec 24, 2015
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soon: May be a few days
Answered on Dec 24, 2015

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