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Birth control pills: side effects of low ogestrel?

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Dr. Mark Grenitz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Side effect OCP

Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face.
Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill.

In brief: Side effect OCP

Common side effects include: nausea, breast tenderness, headache, abdominal pain, bloating, swelling, weight changes, emotional changes and dark patches on the face.
Serious side effects include: blood clots, stroke, gallbladder problems, and hypertension. These can all occur with any oral contraceptive pill.
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