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I have used ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo since Jan and have gained 5 lbs so will Mononessa cause me to gain more weight?
Hormones for: some women can cause and increased appetite. If you are on the pill and dont watch your calories you will gain weight. If you are not on the pill, and you dont watch your calories, then you will gain weight. BCP dont have more than a half pound of weight gain associated with them by water retention. http://www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/birth-control-pills-weight-gain ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im taking birth control mononessa my left arm goes numb off and on i had chest pain 2 days ago and this morning i know its a side effect what do I do?
Pregnant or side effects?Am sexually active, and have nausea, dizziness, etc.On mononessa, faithful taker, every night at 10, never missed.2nd inactive pill
Maybe: You are pregnant until proven otherwise- get a serum pregnancy test- if negative, call your physician if these symptoms worsen or are unresolved. Remember, if you are sexually active at age 16, you are under the age of legal consent in many states. I would strongly recommend no sexual activity until you are married. To do otherwise only sets you up for a boat-load of trouble. ...Read more
I am switching from jolivette to mononessa can I just switch over after taking my last jolivette? And do I have to use backup?
Im taking bilberry pills. Will it decrease the effectiveness of my birth control? Im taking birth control mononessa.
No it will not: There is some concern that bilberry may interact with diabetes medications (lower blood sugar) or blood thinner medications (slow blood clotting). However, there is no evidence that it interacts with oral contraceptives (birth control pills) or other hormonal contraceptives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below.: The blue pills are "active" and contain hormones to prevent pregnancy/regulate cycles; the green pills are "inactive"- they are there to keep you in the habit of taking the medication regularly and not skipping doses, since it is so important you don't miss a dose of birth control if you want it to work. After you finish the blue pills you take the 7 green pills, then you start next pack. ...Read more