A 27-year-old female asked:
i changed when i took my birth control as i started taking metamucil in the mornings. my face has been greasier. is it from taking my pill at night?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: more oily skin has to do with creams, soaps etc you may be using
3666 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pharmacology 6 years experience
Shouldn't be...: The time of day shouldn't make a difference with the side effects of a BC. Most women find that the BC improves their complexion. I would consider other causes - change in diet, change in cleansing products or rituals, other new medications, the weather, etc.
1049 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 23, 2016
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