A member asked:

Started micronor last week & i feel like i got hit by a pms truck. i'm an emotional disaster. how long does this last?? hx of pe; can't take reg. ocps. tried iud and it had 2 be removed after 1wk- was malpositioned. taking them for heavy bleeding.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Alphonse Ekole answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Pills and mood: Some women taking oral contraceptives do experience mood changes especially women with a history of depression or PMS or pre or post partum mood disorder or women with vitamin B6 deficiency. Also less progesterone in a pill tends to cause more mood changes.

Answered 10/24/2017


Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ocp side effects: Usually the side effects from birth control pills are worse for first 1-2 months. Hang in there. Symptoms should improve soon

Answered 8/29/2017



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