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Stopping Cerazette

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WhiskyChick Sun 25-Jun-17 16:48:18

Hi. Partner and I have decided the time is right for me to come off birth control and let nature take its course in the hope of a pregnancy.

I've been on cerazette for years, had no periods at all in that time and to be honest I haven't missed them at all. However my periods have always been very very irregular although this may also have been due to the anxiety I suffered for years before diagnosis and medication.

Am I likely to get any kind of side effects from stopping this? I just want to be prepared and if I'm honest I'm bloody nervous!

Oysterbabe Sun 25-Jun-17 21:48:36

I had headaches and dizziness for 2 months after stopping.

fanfrickintastic Sun 25-Jun-17 22:40:17

I had no issues stopping, had been on it years. Got pregnant 2 months after stopping, straight 28 day cycle.

Others have bigger issues with it though.

WhiskyChick Tue 27-Jun-17 19:58:12

Thanks both. Knowing my luck I'll have all the bad side effects hmm

Day two without so far

WinterRose92 Tue 27-Jun-17 20:13:54

I came off it after about 6 years to get pregnant and thankfully had no problems. Periods returned after about 2 months, a little irregular than usual but not far out if that makes sense! I fell pregnant with my son 5 months after coming off the pill. He's now nearly 7 months old!
Hopefully it'll go smoothly for you, without any side effects! But everyone is different. Fingers crossed for you!

wantaminime Tue 27-Jun-17 20:29:48

I came off it in may. Had fairly intense pregnancy symptoms in first few weeks till I got my withdrawal bleed. Still haven't had a proper period but thankfully don't have the severe nausea or painful boobs anymore. Hoping AF arrives and I go back to a normal cycle soon!

SaltyBitch Tue 27-Jun-17 22:22:02

Dizzy until my first period, then dizzy throughout. When it stopped I had a bunch of pregnancy symptoms, and now a week post-period I'm crazy horny. The pill is mental.

WhiskyChick Sun 02-Jul-17 22:01:57

So... so far so good. Only thing I've found odd is that I couldn't face wine the other night. Not like me at all. It had been a almost a week and it had been a couple of rough days at work and had wine but just couldn't face it at all and ended up pouring the rest of the glass down the sink

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