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Will discontinuing Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control relieve its side effects or cause weight gain?

Will discontinuing Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control relieve its side effects or cause weight gain?

Stop Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) now.: As soon as you stop taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) the side effects should resolve pretty quickly. Stop Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) now - plenty of other safer oral contraceptives around.. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Does the oral contraceptive Lutera cause weight gain?

Does  the oral contraceptive Lutera cause weight gain?

Not really: When a women starts a new BCPS, there may be some initial wight gain, but it usually comes right off. There is no evidence that BCPs cause sustained weight gain. ...Read more

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Which oral contraceptive doesn't cause weight gain, lower libido and have no spotting? Im getting married in 4mo and dont have time for these effects

Which oral contraceptive doesn't cause weight gain, lower libido and have no spotting? Im getting  married in 4mo and dont have time for these effects

Oral Contraceptives: All of them. They don't have to have these effects on anyone. I have women on almost every contraceptive you can name that love the one they are on and just as many who hated the exact one. You need to visit with your family doctor or gynecologist and discuss the risks and benefits and decide which one is for you. No one has time for side effects. ...Read more

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Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending( now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weight gain is a definite possibility ( unless u began dieting seriously @ similar time). Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can ecp cause weight gain?

Can ecp cause weight gain?

ECP: What do you mean by ECP? Emergency Contraception Pill? External Counterpulsation? Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy? Etc.? Just not sure what you mean. Please clarify meaning using words vice acronym and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can threptin cause weight gain?

Can threptin cause weight gain?

Threptin: Threptin micromix powder does not list weight gain as a side effect. Eating threptin biscuits could contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Not normally: Estrogen gel is usually low dose a minimally absorbed so it should not cause weight gain the way an estrogen tablet would. ...Read more

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Does serequel cause weight gain?

Does serequel cause weight gain?

Seroquel (quetiapine): This is dose-dependent & more so with increased sedation, especially the regular release seroquel, (quetiapine) slightly less so with the extended release form. ...Read more

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Dr. David Kurss
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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more