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What are the side effects of Marvelon birth control?

What are the side effects of Marvelon birth control?

Other possible side effects

  • nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea.
  • increase in body weight, fluid retention.
  • headache, migraine.
  • decreased sexual drive, depressed mood, mood changes.
  • breast pain, breast tenderness, breast enlargement.
  • rash, hives.

Can the pill make you depressed NHS?

The pill and depression Depression is listed as a known but rare side effect of the hormonal contraceptive pill, it’s there in the small but hefty leaflet you get in the packet. The NHS website lists “mood swings” and “mood changes” but not explicitly depression, anxiety or panic attacks.

What happens when you stop taking Marvelon?

When you stop Marvelon your risk of a blood clot returns to normal within a few weeks. What is the risk of developing a blood clot? The risk depends on your natural risk of VTE and the type of combined hormonal contraceptive you are taking.

Can the pill make your mental health bad?

Mood-related issues like anxiety and depression are super-common among women on the pill. Almost half of all women who go on the pill stop using it within the first year because of intolerable side effects, and the one most frequently cited is unpleasant changes in mood.

Does birth control make you lose interest in your partner?

Studies on thousands of women suggest that most don’t notice a decrease in libido from using the pill, and the most recent research finds that relationship issues may be behind any post-pill dip in desire.

Does the pill affect fertility NHS?

However, while the pill does not cause fertility problems, it can mask underlying problems you may already have, such as irregular periods. You can get pregnant as soon as you come off the pill, so it’s important to use another form of contraception, such as condoms, straight away.

Can birth control mess with your emotions?

A small 2013 study reported that 4 to 10 percent of combined oral contraceptive users noted adverse mood effects. Emotional side effects have been found to be one of the best predictors of discontinuing an oral contraceptive or switching to another method.

Is Marvelon pill good for acne?

For OCs to be effective in treating mild acne, they must contain oestrogen and low levels of progestin such as Diane, Yasmin, Yaz, Ginette, Marvelon (the common ones in South Africa). The minipill only contains progestin, so it doesn’t improve acne.

Is marvelon pills good for breastfeeding?

The Pill and Breastfeeding Marvelon 28 is generally not recommended for use during breastfeeding. If you wish to take the Pill while breastfeeding, please seek the advice of your doctor.