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What are types of birth control that increase estrogen levels and may cause weight loss?
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In brief: Water weight
There are birth control pills which contain drospirenone as the Progesterone (brand names are Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & yazmin).
Drospirenone acts a bit like a diuretic and might cause temporary loss of water weight due to fluid retention. These pills have a greater risk of blood clotting than some others, so weigh the risk/benefit ratio carefully when choosing a birth control pill.

In brief: Water weight
There are birth control pills which contain drospirenone as the Progesterone (brand names are Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) & yazmin).
Drospirenone acts a bit like a diuretic and might cause temporary loss of water weight due to fluid retention. These pills have a greater risk of blood clotting than some others, so weigh the risk/benefit ratio carefully when choosing a birth control pill.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
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Dr. PAUL EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No weight loss
Increase in estrogen level is not associated with weight loss at all.
You will have to look elsewhere for this.

In brief: No weight loss
Increase in estrogen level is not associated with weight loss at all.
You will have to look elsewhere for this.
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN
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