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A 25-year-old female asked:

I been taking microgestin fe for 5 years now and my doctor want to put me with one injectable now once a month. will it make me gain weight?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It might: Progesterone agents given intra muscularly(I.M.) can enhance weight gain if you are not watchful with your diet. Once I.M. medication is given, it cannot be stopped like a pill if there are unwanted effects.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2016

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