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has anyone had mad cravings and put on weight?

pill?Do I stop taking the pill mercilon? I get terrible h...
" Mercilon, Do I stop taking the pill? Do I stop taking the pill mercilon? I get terrible headaches behind my left eye, ...Nothing shifts the pain. I am 44 and only take... "

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y young age, they've put me on mercilon ...The author has hi...
" Pain control? Hi, I'm 16 and I've been suffering the symptoms of endometriosis since I was about ...my young age, they've put me on mercilon ... The author has hidden... "

e current pill I'm on though - mercilon - as I've only ju...
" I found that the pill helped lessen the severity of the cramps, and general other aches ...sure about the current pill I'm on though - mercilon - as I've only just... "

I just started using mercilon a month ago, i had...
" hi i changed birth control pills, i was using mycrogen but changed because of bad mood swings and constand period-pains. I just started using mercilon a month ago, i had ...now its started again! (my... "

f so I have been on mercilon. I am wondering what side e...
" ...control irregular periods and nightmare, mercilon I am 49 and have been on contraceptive pill since my teens to control very irregular periods and nightmare PMT. In ...of so I have been on mercilon. I am... "

on Mercilon for 3 years before I was diagnosed with PCOS-...
" I was on Mercilon for 3 years before I was diagnosed with PCOS- I came off it and thats when all ...me back on it! I had no problems at all on it though, periods all ok, no weight gain and my skin cleared... "

w a day and a half late and have a piercing headache d...
" ...regular as clockwork, thanks to mercilon. However, now a day and a half late and have a piercing headache drilling inwards from the left side of my head just in front of my ear level with my... "

prescribed Mercilon after being diagnosed as having pcos...
" I was prescribed Mercilon after being diagnosed as having pcos earlier this year, and ...months whilst waiting for the withdrawal bleed I had my first migraine with an aura. Apparently it is was due... "

is Saturday. I have been having this 'period' (bleeding e...
" ...I have been taking Mercilon (the pill) for nearly two and a half months (I have PCOS) and I'm due to start DR with Synarela this Saturday. I have been having this 'period' (bleeding every single day)... "

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BrigitteStan
new to the drug Mercilon
has anyone had mad cravings and put on weight?

pill?Do I stop taking the pill mercilon? I get terrible h...
" Mercilon, Do I stop taking the pill? Do I stop taking the pill mercilon? I get terrible headaches behind my left eye, ...Nothing shifts the pain. I am 44 and only take... "

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y young age, they've put me on mercilon ...The author has hi...
" Pain control? Hi, I'm 16 and I've been suffering the symptoms of endometriosis since I was about ...my young age, they've put me on mercilon ... The author has hidden... "

e current pill I'm on though - mercilon - as I've only ju...
" I found that the pill helped lessen the severity of the cramps, and general other aches ...sure about the current pill I'm on though - mercilon - as I've only just... "

I just started using mercilon a month ago, i had...
" hi i changed birth control pills, i was using mycrogen but changed because of bad mood swings and constand period-pains. I just started using mercilon a month ago, i had ...now its started again! (my... "

f so I have been on mercilon. I am wondering what side e...
" ...control irregular periods and nightmare, mercilon I am 49 and have been on contraceptive pill since my teens to control very irregular periods and nightmare PMT. In ...of so I have been on mercilon. I am... "

on Mercilon for 3 years before I was diagnosed with PCOS-...
" I was on Mercilon for 3 years before I was diagnosed with PCOS- I came off it and thats when all ...me back on it! I had no problems at all on it though, periods all ok, no weight gain and my skin cleared... "

w a day and a half late and have a piercing headache d...
" ...regular as clockwork, thanks to mercilon. However, now a day and a half late and have a piercing headache drilling inwards from the left side of my head just in front of my ear level with my... "

prescribed Mercilon after being diagnosed as having pcos...
" I was prescribed Mercilon after being diagnosed as having pcos earlier this year, and ...months whilst waiting for the withdrawal bleed I had my first migraine with an aura. Apparently it is was due... "

is Saturday. I have been having this 'period' (bleeding e...
" ...I have been taking Mercilon (the pill) for nearly two and a half months (I have PCOS) and I'm due to start DR with Synarela this Saturday. I have been having this 'period' (bleeding every single day)... "

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