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Pill making me ill?

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Simplethingsinlife Wed 13-Jun-18 23:05:59

I stopped taking the combined pill because, for about a week at the start of the pack, I felt sick. So I switched to the mini pill. Now I still feel queasy often. It’s really annoying now. I wish I could just stop putting hormones into my body, but I don’t want to risk a pregnancy(already have all the kids I want!) and I hate condoms! I feel great when I’m not taking anything though.
Seems to effect my IBS
Anyone else experience anything like this?

welshmist Wed 13-Jun-18 23:08:04

My friend made her really ill. She had the coil put in and is much happier.

Digestive28 Wed 13-Jun-18 23:12:35

Yep, I swapped to one with less oestrogen but the same pill and if helped. I thought I was pregnant all the time as basically had morning sickness, boobs gutted, put on weight etc. Now better on a new one but still have some issues like car sickness which only started with this pill. Grr. One day there will be a solution that suits without masses of hormones pumped into our body

Simplethingsinlife Wed 13-Jun-18 23:26:29

Thanks ladies. Tried the coil a few years ago and I spotted/bled constantly. Wasn’t for me at all.

Simplethingsinlife Wed 13-Jun-18 23:27:21

Do you mind me asking what the pill was called @Digestive28 ? I’m taking cerelle

Digestive28 Thu 14-Jun-18 06:41:43

It was cerelle and still is but they do a version that has lower oestrogen. I have been gradually trialling all possible pills and this is the one that suits me best, not perfect but not as awful as others!

Digestive28 Thu 14-Jun-18 06:44:24

If you look on your GPs website they will have someone who specialises in women’s health or similar, I would advise going to see them as that worked for me, as they had an interest and extra training etc in this area so I found more helpful

Simplethingsinlife Thu 14-Jun-18 07:48:19

I’ll do that. Thanks so much. I’ve got a big holiday coming up and I really don’t want to feel nauseous the entire time

FatBarry Thu 14-Jun-18 07:50:33

DD has endless problems with the pill, she has successfully used the contraceptive patch for 18 months without an issue,

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