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Are there any side effects for using pregnancy pills? Like getting fat and having mood swings, is that true?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Side effects

Possible side effects from birth control pills can include breakthrough bleeding, nausea, mood swings, headaches, dizziness, decreased sex drive & breast tenderness.
The issue of weight gain seems to be controversial.

In brief: Side effects

Possible side effects from birth control pills can include breakthrough bleeding, nausea, mood swings, headaches, dizziness, decreased sex drive & breast tenderness.
The issue of weight gain seems to be controversial.
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