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Microgynon Vs Mini Pill Vs WEDDING! - Please help...

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peaky297 · 02/10/2018 11:09

I have been on Microgynon for several years with no issues. After already being borderline on the weight front, over the last 18 months I have gained over 2 stone in weight (don’t ask!). When I saw a doctor yesterday, I was advised not to take Microgynon anymore and was prescribed the mini pill due to the increase in my weight. I am really concerned about switching as I have read many reports about ladies who had spotting for months on the mini pill or who have fallen pregnant. It is my wedding in less than 6 months, so I really don’t want to rock the boat if I don’t have to. Plus, I will probably be coming off the pill after our wedding in any event because we would like to start a family. I have enough Microgynon to last until my wedding and I intend on losing weight for the big day anyway, so as that comes off the risk will be reducing too. Would it be such a bad thing / risk to stay on it for just 5 more months? Thoughts please ladies.

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MissJane21 · 02/10/2018 11:28

Personally I don't think it's worth the risk of switching over because it takes a few months for the mini pill to kick in anyway and you say it's only 6 months until the wedding? Then you have the initial pain of your body adjusting to different hormones.
I recently tried out the mini pill and had to stop taking it due to constant bleeding, I've been bleeding for 2 weeks now, so personally I think if it's possible, try to stick with the one you're already taking and attempt losing weight without switching up pills especially if you're just going to stop taking them to start a family after the wedding. I don't think it will be worth all the hassle! Hope this helped Smile

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