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Taking femilon. Asked to lose weight. Will my period be regular? Will it prevent pregnancy?

Hello Doctor, I m Sharlene, age 27, married now for four months. My husband and myself dont want child so early at least not this year. My doctor has asked me to take femilon, since i often get period problem. She has even asked me to loose weight , she says this femilon will help me get my periods regular and will help in weight lose, and also not to get pregnant . But I m afraid in future it may give site effect. Please help me.
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
thank you for your query.
Femilon is an oral contraceptive pill that is relatively safe, and will help to regulate your cycles and also prevent pregnancy.
Irregular cycles need to be investigated for causes like stress, weight gain, anxiety, polycystic ovaries, thyroid disorder etc.
Side effects of pills are minimal and only on prolonged use.
Ask your prescribing doctor to run you through the checklist before starting Femilon.
take care.
Answered: Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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