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Does Microgestin cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Microgestin
#1 in Microgestin discussions - 155 posts discuss Weight Gain with Microgestin. Weight Gain is #1 concern in Microgestin discussions.
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be different. I gained 20 lbs on microgestin up to 140 lbs...
" ...will be different. I gained 20 lbs on microgestin up to 140 lbs but when taking Yasmin my weight went ...causes a lot of weight gain. I had a hysterectomy because of constant bleeding and many... "

gain on Microgestin BCP Help! I'm gaining too much weight...
" Weight gain on Microgestin BCP Help! I'm gaining too much weight on Microgestin FE 1/20 BCP. My Dr. said I could try ...notice any diff. in your weight? Did you gain, lose, or did you stay... "

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oral pills to chateal1.5/30 oral pills make me gain weight...
" ...from microgestin 1.5/30 oral pills to chateal1.5/30 oral pills make me gain weight? There is no... "

lost any sex drive I once had. I have gained weight...
" I was origonally on Ortho tricyclin low and everything was ...and now that i am on Microgestin I have completely lost any sex drive I once had. I have gained weight and feel terrible about the... "

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healthy and excerise so I have experienced any weight gain...
" ...y'all had bad experience with microgestin for the most part. I'm on my third pack of it and feel great I make sure to eat healthy and excerise so I have experienced any weight gain I have no hair... "

doses and just starting that 2 mths ago I've gained 8 lbs...
" ...pill do to that. I've gained 30 lbs in 5 yrs of being ...me that Im trying. Its Microgestin and its one of the Lowest doses and just starting that 2 mths ago I've gained 8 lbs and IM NEVER FUL... "

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after stopping the pills , was detected with fatty liver...
" ...hair loss which I could not explain before, but it started within 2-3 weeks of stopping Microgestin and I have gained weight after stopping the pills , was detected with fatty liver and started... "

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had gained 5 pounds since being on Microgestin. Of course,...
" ...and that is when I noticed that I had gained 5 pounds since being on Microgestin. Of course, ever since her comment I have been ...my second month and I was supposed to be getting my period and ... "

it is supposed to be a very low dose, I have gained 5 pounds...
" ...(microgestin 1/20) because I wanted a lighter, shorter period and to stop some spotting I would get between periods. However, even though it is supposed to be a very low dose, I have gained 5 pound... "

hair loss, weight gain etc...with microgestin, I'm reticent...
" ...hair loss, weight gain etc...with microgestin, I'm reticent ...at 41, have started in with perimenopausal symptoms....insomnia, hot flashes...it's ...gone bald? Gained a mess of weight? Los... "

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