What side effects did you get when you took hormonal birth control?


Generalized pain

Prolonged Acne

Skin rash

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Symptoms Involving Nervous & Musculoskeletal Systems

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  • Yeeyoo


    Gained weight hbu

  • chronicallykayla


    Ive only tried a few brands but so far gained weight, mood swings, anxiety, depression, extreme fatigue, breast tenderness, insomnia

  • MoJoe


    Gained weight, mood swings, acne, depression, fatigue, breast tenderness, spotting, swelling.

  • elisabet


    it depends on the type you get and how your periods normally go. the pill made me gradually gain weight but helped a lot with acne and cramps. while the patch helps me more with having a lighter flow and a more stabilized period. the patch also helps with cramps, but occasionally i still get some so bad i’ll throw up, but the overall effect is beneficial for me

  • Alyssa_5786


    For me my pain was reduced and I gained weight

  • Kiiroitori


    I went from a B cup to an H cup in the span on 3 months, migraine, vomiting upon dosage, hair loss, and facial rash

  • chronicallykayla


    Yeah I guess it’s all About finding the right dosage/brand. I have found one that doesn’t make me feel like crap. Also think I need to either change to another antidepressant or something because my anxiety is so bad!

  • ep23


    I got so suicidal

  • Torti


    I haven’t had many, it’s been kind of a life saver for me. I already have depression so I couldn’t really tell if it made it worse or not. It just kind of stabilized things

  • Reee34


    My chests got bigger (I was too embarrassed to get a new bra) and I also felt suicidal.

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