A 29-year-old member asked:
Has anyone suffered severe weight gain taking tri-levlen?
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Family Medicine 35 years experience
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Has anyone suffered weight gain while taking tri-levlen?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Not likely: All birth control pills work in a similar way as they all contain estrogen and progestin. Studies have shown that some women may gain few pounds when they start taking the pill but this reverses by the end of 6 months of usage. Weight gain of greater magnitude should not be blamed on the pill except in very unusual circumstances.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2012
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