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I'm taking loestrin 24 fe and I have terrible side effects, is this normal?

I'm taking loestrin 24 fe and I have terrible side effects, is this normal?

Loestrin 24 Fe: What side effects are you having? Please resubmit your question with additional info so we can better answer your concerns. ...Read more

Dr. John cuong Doan
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Dr prescribed Loestrin FE 1/20. Insurance only covers generic. But I wanted name brand to avoid side effects, my biggest concern. What should I do?

Dr prescribed Loestrin FE 1/20. Insurance only covers generic. But I wanted name brand to avoid side effects, my biggest concern. What should I do?

Your choice: You may have side-effects with the name brand just as you may with the generic. If you have used the generic and had problems, your doctor might be able to appeal and get the name brand approved. If not, you will have to decide if you want to pay for the name brand yourself. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lo loestrin fe?

What are the common side effects of lo loestrin fe?

Depends: It is depend on individual pts but common side effects are headache, nausea, vomiting, breakthough bleeding, breast tenderness...You should call your doctor if side effect occurs though it is not listed above as well. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of loestrin 24?

Normal cycle: Most commonly women on loestrin are going to have normal regular periods. Some women can have breakthrough bleeding on loestrin. All estrogen based birth control pills can increase a woman's risk of blood clot. Other common side effects include breast tenderness, bloating, mood changes, headache and nausea. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects on stopping lo loestrin?

Is there any side effects on stopping lo loestrin?

NO CONTRACEPTION: Only side effect is no cotraceptionand you may get pregnant if sexually active. ...Read more

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What are common side effects for loestrin 24 (birth control)?

What are common side effects for loestrin 24 (birth control)?

Most have none: Most women who take birth control pills have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular, unpredictable bleeding that gets better over time. Other possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, although rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs. ...Read more

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I'm concerned about the side effects of switching from loestrin 24 to alesse. Is it worth the risk if my only problem with loestrin is low libido?

Should be okay: I love alesse, it's a great birth control. I like loestrin too, but i like Alesse better. I dont' think you'll have any side effects with alesse. It's definitely worth the switch. ...Read more

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