ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    412
    Thanks
    19
    Thanked
    11
    Reviews
    0

    Default Symptoms on the pill?

    I went back on the pill (levlen?) after being off it for 3 year (I have had two babies in this time) I never had any issues with the pill 1st time around but I have been back on it for 3 months and I get my period in the red section like normal but if that wasn't happening i would swear I was pregnant again (I have taken a test just incase) I have been emotional, nauseous all the time, sore boobs would all this be related to the pill? Anyone else had these sort of symptoms from the pill????

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    13,102
    Thanks
    627
    Thanked
    949
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Yes I had all those wonderful (horrible) symptoms on the pill, levlen ed and yasmin (Yasmin was even worse) it was progressively worse everytime I went back on them. Ditched hormones for good and got a copper iud.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    346
    Thanks
    42
    Thanked
    49
    Reviews
    0
    I had all the problems you described on levlen Ed and Yasmin as well. I was so paranoid I was pregnant as I had never had any side effects from these brands before my pregnancies. I ended up swapping to yaz which is a lower dose pill but you take it for a few extra days (shorter period). Worked a treat!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    7,667
    Thanks
    5,719
    Thanked
    3,069
    Reviews
    24
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Yep I was on Levlen for years and I had all of those awful symptoms plus weight gain. Honestly I wouldnt ever go back on the pill personally. Have you talked to your GP about other contraception methods? Maybe they could explain and discuss what the best contraception is for you?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,168
    Thanks
    320
    Thanked
    240
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    yup had all those on levlen! Ditched that one and am now on microgynon. Best ever. Its a bit mpore expensive but it the lowest oestrogen one you can get and its great!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    1,967
    Thanks
    2,918
    Thanked
    336
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I have all those symptoms but constant bleed on Yaz it's driving me mental


 

Similar Threads

  1. Pregnant with no symptoms or subsiding symptoms?
    By MagicGirl79 in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 29-11-2012, 07:52
  2. Pregnancy symptoms whilst on the Pill?
    By PurpleButterfly4 in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-10-2012, 16:42

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

FEATURED SUPPORTER
Baby Car Seats and Infant Car RestraintsBuying a baby car seat? Check out our 'go-to' links here!
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›

ADVERTISEMENT