A 40-year-old member asked:
Will birth control pills called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) cause wieght gain?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not directly: While weight gain is one of the reported side effects of oral contraceptives, it is most likely due to an increased ape titer and subsequent increased food intake that causes the weight gain. The pill itself doesn't significantly change the basal metabolic rate and most weight changes with the pill are food intake related.
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Urogynecology 26 years experience
No: But most americans gain weight overtime.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How much weight will you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
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Last updated Aug 24, 2013
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