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How much weight can you gain on the birth control pill called brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone)?
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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Weight gain is certainly a concern to many women.
However, they need to ask about other, more serious side effects of any medication. Here is a noncommercial source of information about Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) with some warnings about potentially life-threatening complications from blood clot formation: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601050.Html.

In brief: Please read this
Weight gain is certainly a concern to many women.
However, they need to ask about other, more serious side effects of any medication. Here is a noncommercial source of information about Brevicon (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) with some warnings about potentially life-threatening complications from blood clot formation: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a601050.Html.
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